The Rainbow Dialogues is a series of community building conversations demonstrating how LGBTQ history and archival documents from the past are relevant for people today. The Dialogues will reference and contextualize LGBTQ life in Rochester against the backdrop of local and national social justice issues.

The Out Alliance Shoulders to Stand On Program’s 8th Initiative, the Rainbow Dialogues is presented by the Out Alliance in partnership with the Rochester Public Library Local History and Genealogy Division, the Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library,(FFRPL) and ImageOut, Rochester’s globally recognized LGBTQ Film Festival with support from Humanities New York, the Rochester LGBTQ Giving Circle and with additional input from Brockport faculty as well as community volunteers.

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2018 Rainbow Dialogues

Thank you for everyone who came out to support Rainbow Dialogues 2018! It was a pleasure to have you all throughout the day and into the evening at our recognition dinner. Our success could not go without a big thank you to all of our sponsors and archival support. Please feel free to browse our 2018 gallery.

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