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April 2021

The Peggie Ames House: Preserving Transgender History in the Rust Belt

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

  Join PBN and local queer historian Jeffry J. Iovannone as we examine the life and legacy of Peggie Ames, an early trans activist from Western New York. Ames played a significant role in Buffalo’s first gay rights organizations, educating thousands of Western New Yorkers on issues of transsexualism. She was also an established counseling resource for the Erickson Educational Foundation and the Janus Information Facility. Most importantly, she created a blueprint for trans activism in rural communities and mid-sized…

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