Season 11: Episode 1: Craig Rodwell

Season 11: Episode 1: Craig Rodwell

Season 11: Episode 1: Craig Rodwell

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - November 3, 2022 - 20:02

In 1954, Craig Rodwell was just 14 when he was arrested for having sex with a man. The experience set the young Chicagoan on the road to becoming a self-described “angry queer”— and one of the most consequential LGBTQ rights activists before and after Stonewall.Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources, as well as a transcript of the episode.For exclusive Making Gay History bonus content, join our Patreon community.———

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