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Local Motion: Colorado's LGBTQ History

Laura Palmisano
Colorado LGBTQ Historian David Duffield
David Duffield
Colorado LGBTQ Historian David Duffield

June is Pride Month. It commemorates the Stonewall riots in 1969. The riots are considered the start of the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. On today’s hour-long special, we’ll hear from Colorado LGBTQ Historian David Duffield. He discusses LGBTQ history in the U.S. and Colorado along with efforts to preserve it.

Laura joined KVNF in 2014. She was the news director for two years and now works as a freelance reporter covering Colorado's Western Slope. Laura is an award-winning journalist with work recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, Colorado Broadcasters Association, and RTDNA. In 2015, she was a fellow for the Institute for Justice & Journalism. Her fellowship project, a three-part series on the Karen refugee community in Delta, Colorado, received a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.