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Queer Chanteys, Queer Sailors
Our Sea Songs and Sea Lives: Voices of the Many series continues as we explore the roles of diverse sailors and their treatment in traditional maritime songs.

This month, join chantey singers Lafayette Matthews (he/him) and Jules Peiperl (they/them) , and sailor Miriam Rocek (she/they), to explore the history of queerness in traditional sailing as reflected in traditional songs - hidden in plain sight. We’ll also discuss how the world of traditional music has become a gathering place for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Special guests include singer/songwriter Alex Sturbaum (they/them) .

The presentation will include many songs, and lyrics will be provided so guests can sing along from home.

Jun 25, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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