Celebrating Pride 2020

Rainbow curtains in the LGBTQA+ Resource Center peak out the windows of the Nebraska Union.
JD McCown

A Look Back: Pioneers of grace, social justice, and inclusion at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Left: Louis Crompton in his office in 1985 holding his recently published book; Right: Crompton and his husband Luis
Photo Credit: Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries | UNL LGBTQA+ Resource Center
  • Learn about LGBTQA+ history at UNL: UNL was one of the first colleges to introduce a course on gay studies. This was led by faculty member Louis Crompton, who was faced with prejudice and backlash as he pioneered this curriculum.
  • Star City Pride is hosting their virtual Pride parade on June 20.
  • Join OutNebraska for a virtual book club through the end of August.
  • UNL alum Keith Buswell is teaching a virtual printmaking workshop on July 12 and sharing the role art plays in activism with OutNebraska and the South of Downtown Community Development Organization. Learn more here.
  • Spotify has a playlist of educational podcasts that connect listeners with voices from the LGBTQA+ community.
  • Check out Netflix’s Pride collection.
The Wall of Fame inside the LGBTQA+ Resource Center has signatures from speakers and others who have visited the center.



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