Published on:

28th Feb 2022

Outspoken. LGBTQ Historian and Founder of Lavender Graduation: Dr. Ronni Sanlo

On this episode of Outspoken with Joy Silver, the spotlight turns to a pioneer in the LGBTQ Community. Director Emeritus of the UCLA LGBT Center, Author, Historian and Playwright Dr. Ronnie Sanlo talks about her accomplishments in inspiration, activism, and preservation of the community’s history, and how as a newly-christened graduate with a Doctorate, she founded the first Lavender Graduation at the University of Michigan and today there are as many of 800 campuses hosting these events that show their LGBTQ students just how much they value their academic accomplishments and their diversity. Learn about how this came about in 1994 as well as many other fascinating things from Dr. Sanlo’s storied life and career.

Presented by My Little Flower Shop in Palm Springs, CA.

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About the Podcast

Community organizer, activist and past-candidate for public office Joy Silver is concerned about the erosion of Democracy in America. She's got a voice and she's determined to use it for good. Each week, she talks with people on the front lines fighting for equality, justice and the American Way. She also has practical calls to action for you and all who care about ending injustices.

Outspoken is presented through the generous support of official sponsor My Little Flower Shop in Palm Springs, CA.

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