Dr. Maigen Sullivan's presentation of the "Invisible No More: Alabama's LGBTQ History" program last month at the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) was not the first time subject matter of this nature was featured by the state agency.
"It was very much a traditional talk in the way of a speaker coming in who has done research on a topic and presenting that historical research in a way that is very consistent with our long-standing pattern that really approaches just about every topic under the sun in Alabama history," Murray said.
After the Alabama Department of Archives and History hosted Dr. Maigen Sullivan for her talk on Alabama’s LGBT history, Senator Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) sponsored a bill to revoke $5 million in funding from the agency over the talk’s sexual content.
Legislation is in the works to remove $5 million in funding to the Alabama Department of Archives and History after it hosted a luncheon about Alabama's LGBTQ history.
The Alabama Department of Archives & History (ADAH) caught several lawmakers' attention after hosting a luncheon last week about Alabama's LGBTQ history.
Thursday’s event wasn’t the first time the department waded head-first into woke social issues.
"Invisible No More: Alabama’s LGBTQ+ History" is the topic of the department’s June Food for Thought luncheon.
The Alabama Department of Archives and History is hosting a luncheon this week to hear about Alabama’s LGBTQ history.