KU professor helping identify important sites, events in LGBT historytags: LGBT, KU
A Kansas University professor [Katie Batza] is one of 16 scholars from across the country participating in an effort by the National Park Service to identify historic places and events commemorating the history and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.
"If you look in the history books of not so long ago, there was very little about the African American experience or Native American experience," said Katie Batza, an assistant professor of women, gender and sexuality studies who was recently hired from Gettysburg College.
"Now you see more of that included. Including LGBT will make the understanding of ourselves richer. The more clarity we can get, the better," Batza said...
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