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Harlem Pride Presents: CURED Documentary Film Screening

June 5 - June 18

Free

The staff of GO is thrilled to reactivate our live events calendar as we continue to serve our community by presenting the best in arts, entertainment, and nightlife event listings for our readers. However, we adamantly recommend that all who consider venturing out to any public event continue to intelligently and carefully assess any risks involved in attending such events. GO recommends regularly checking CDC guidelines and updates regarding Covid-19, and we strongly encourage our readers to vet any venue or event regarding that venue or event’s Covid-19 protocols before attending. There is nothing we care more about than the safety and health of our beautiful community members and the safety and health of their friends and loved ones. Please join with us by continuing to do your part to stop the spread of this horrible virus.

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CURED
Screening Window – June 5th to June 18th
Talk Back – June 18th @ 7pm
-(Featuring Rev. Magora Kennedy, National Action Network, LGBTQ Committee)

Five years in the making, CURED illuminates a pivotal yet largely unknown chapter in the struggle for LGBTQ equality: the campaign that led the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to remove homosexuality from its manual of mental illnesses. Before this momentous 1973 decision, the medical establishment viewed every gay and lesbian person as diseased and in need of a cure. Business and government used the mental-illness classification to justify discrimination and bigotry. As long as lesbians and gay men were “sick,” progress toward equality was nearly impossible. Tune into this documentary to learn more and see how far we’ve come as a community. Incorporating a trove of newly unearthed archival material — much of it unseen for decades — CURED takes audiences inside this riveting narrative to chronicle the strategy and tactics that led to a crucial turning point in the movement for LGBTQ rights. Indeed, following the Stonewall rebellion of 1969, the battle that culminated in the APA’s decision marked the first major step on the path to first-class citizenship for LGBTQ Americans. CURED sheds new light on this victory — which was far from inevitable — while situating the APA story within the larger context of the modern movement for LGBTQ equality.

Co-sponsored by SAGE Center Harlem