Sunday, OCTOBER 11TH, 2015
University of Minnesota
In 1970, in Minneapolis, Mr. Baker and Mr. McConnell became the first same-sex couple known to apply for a marriage license. Turned down by Hennepin County, they fought to the United States Supreme Court, where they lost their case in a one-sentence dismissal that has reverberated in federal courts and played an indirect role in pushing same-sex marriage to the high court this year.
2:00–2:30pm – Snacks and mingling, contribute to the story quote page or timeline
2:30-3:15pm – Welcome and meet featured storyteller
3:15-4:00pm – Break into small groups and share your own stories - Many storytelling formats to choose from.
4:00-4:15pm – Come back together as a big group and share insights and highlights from small group discussions.
Suggested donation of $5-20 per person to cover operating and archiving costs.
Interested in being a guest speaker or helping put on the next event? Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org).
*Allies are welcome to join, listen and volunteer. Hearing our stories is a great way to be an ally, allowing and assisting us in having the space to tell our stories is a way to be an advocate. Thanks!