May 31, Tuesday, 7pm at Book Soup Bookstore in West Hollywood, 8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood. “The West Coast Lesbian You’ve Never Heard Of,” an author talk with slides. Books available for purchasing and signing.
June 27, Monday, 9am, live broadcast on the “Old Mole Variety Hour,” KBOO Radio 90.7 FM in Portland. Helquist will discuss the 100th anniversary of the arrest in Portland of birth control advocate Margaret Sanger and lesbian activist Marie Equi for distributing a birth control how-to guide. The host of the program is Laurie Mercier.
June 29, Wednesday, 11 am, downtown Portland, the Birth Control Brigade, an ad-hoc group of historians and reproductive justice activists, will present a street theater re-enactment of the arrest of birth control advocate Margaret Sanger and lesbian activist Marie Equi one hundred years on this day. Details to be announced.
June 29, Wednesday, evening, a special LGLBT Pride event in north Portland, location to be announced. Free and open to the public. Books available for purchase and signing.
Mid-July (date & details to be announced), Mechanics Institute, 57 Post Street, San Francisco. a talk with slides about War and Disaster Preparedness, a centennial commemoration of the 1916 Preparedness Day Parades in Portland and San Francisco. Books available for purchase and signing.
August 6, Saturday, afternoon (TBA), Eugene Public Library, Eugene, Oregon. Book talk with slides. Free and open to the public. Books available for purchase and signing.