Jay Toole’s Walking Tour of Queer Village in the 60’s should not be missed. Jay (Super Butch) retells queer history like you have not heard it before with insight, emotion and raw honesty.
There are stories of the Stonewall Uprising and experiences of living as a homeless young butch in Washington Square Park and what that meant for survival.
You’ll learn about the Women’s House of D, police harassment, the hanging tree and meet others along the way who tell their mostly untold stories of growing up queer in NYC.
A priceless first hand account of our history that will literally make you laugh and make you cry –Jay shares a perspective that is often forgotten or swept under the rug. Walk with Jay – and step back into queer NYC history.
Virginia M. Goggin, Esq, Project Coordinator, LGBT Law Project
New York Law Association Group