Longtime Chicago lesbian activist and historian Melvyna Gaynor is seeking survey respondents for her new history project.
She would like people to answer the questions below to help us compile data essential to producing a video documentary on the Black LGBT community in Chicago from 1970 til today.
How many organizations/ social clubs serviced the needs of the black LGBT community in Chicago prior to 1970? Names:
How many organizations exist today to service the needs of the black LGBT community?
What are some of the differences between the LGBT community of the 1970s and todays community?
Which of the above organizations do you think had the greatest impact on bringing about change in the Chicago LGBT? Why?
Connect the individual with the organization( s ), position or issue:
a. Phyllis Johnson
b. Melba Poole
c. Barbara ( Robbie ) Smith
d. Vernita Gray
e. Renae Ogletree
f. Yaounde Olu
g. Jackie anderson
h. C.C. Carter
i. Mary Morten
j. Pat McCombs
Women of All Cultures Together
Women in business
What do you think should be the focus of a documentary on the Black Chicago LGBT community?
Who would you like to see featured in this documentary and why?
What is your age?
Email answers to: firstname.lastname@example.org .