Season 4: Episode 7: Reed Erickson

Season 4: Episode 7: Reed Erickson

Season 4: Episode 7: Reed Erickson

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - December 27, 2018 - 28:22

Reed Erickson was a trans man with a big checkbook, a pet leopard, big dreams for a better world for gay people and trans folks—and single-handedly financed ONE Incorporated and founded the first trans rights organization. Morgan M Page and AJ Lewis join MGH to help us bring Reed’s story to life.Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

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