Shadows of The Freeway: Growing Brown and Queer with Lydia Otero Reading and Plática

Presented by Esperanza Peace and Justice Center at Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, San Antonio TX

Feb 29 2020
Shadows of The Freeway: Growing Brown and Queer with Lydia Otero Reading and Plática

Reading and plática of Lydia R. Otero’s latest book, In the Shadows of the Freeway: Growing Up Brown & Queer.

Raised in an adobe house built by their mother, the author takes readers to a mid-20th century barrio that existed on the social margins of Tucson, Arizona despite sitting a little more than a mile away from the central business district. Born in 1955, and nicknamed La Butch by their family, Lydia Otero knew they were queer the moment their consciousness had evolved enough to formulate thoughts.

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  • Feb 29, 2020 at 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Esperanza Peace and Justice Center

922 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78212

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