Tue, Jan 12



GW! Readers: "We Both Laughed In Pleasure"

Quinn Kelley leads a book discussion group around the diary of Lou Sullivan, "We Both Laughed in Pleasure" | Click RSVP to Register

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GW! Readers: "We Both Laughed In Pleasure"

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Jan 12, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST


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We Both Laughed In Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan narrates the inner life of a gay man moving through the shifting social, political, and medical mores of the second half of the 20th century. Sullivan kept comprehensive journals from age 11 until his AIDS-related death at 39. Sensual, lascivious, challenging, quotidian and poetic, the diaries complicate and disrupt normative trans narratives. Entries from twenty-four diaries reveal Sullivan’s self-articulation and the complexity of a fascinating and courageous figure. 2020 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD WINNER


Quinn Kelley is a Delhi local who draws insight from his experience as a queer trans man. He hopes to gain more understanding of important issues from dialog and experience-sharing with others. Quinn is a writer and musician, a passionate home chef, and caretaker of many pets. He lives in Delhi with his husband, Gabe.

Sessions are scheduled for the following dates:

  • Tuesday, January 12 at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, January 26 at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 9 at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30pm

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