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Hiding Out in the Open

When:
June 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2021-06-28T19:30:00-04:00
2021-06-28T21:30:00-04:00
Where:
WEBINAR
Cost:
Free. Visitors welcome. See registration link below.
Hiding Out in the Open @ WEBINAR | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

HIDING OUT IN THE OPEN: DISCOVERING LGBT FAMILY HISTORY
You may have heard family stories about an relative who was “different” or perhaps you’ve discovered someone who simply “disappeared.” Have you considered the possibility that you could have a gay or lesbian relative in your family tree? LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgendered) people can be found when researching genealogy, but the search syntax, keywords and strategies are very different. By understanding the basics of “gay history” as well as how LGBT folk lived, worked and socialized, you’ll not only locate these relatives, but realize the importance of preserving their stories.

Speaker: Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community.

Mini presentation: Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Cousin Lyman and the Power of the Press by Glenn Wright

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Toronto Branch Meetings

Jun
28
Mon
7:30 pm Hiding Out in the Open
Hiding Out in the Open
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hiding Out in the Open @ WEBINAR | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
HIDING OUT IN THE OPEN: DISCOVERING LGBT FAMILY HISTORY You may have heard family stories about an relative who was “different” or perhaps you’ve discovered someone who simply “disappeared.” Have you considered the possibility that[...]

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