Diversity & Inclusion Office

Letters To Anita

LGBTQ+ Awareness Month Activity

 Ronni Sanlo, author and speaker, has spent her career discussing the impact of anti-gay rhetoric on individuals of the LGBTQ+ community, especially those in higher education. On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 Dr. Sanlo will share her knowledge and experience with the Alma College community with a screening of the documentary, ‘Letter to Anita” in which Ronni shares the impact of Anita Bryant’s anti-gay campaign had on Ronni and her family after she came out as lesbian.  Ronni was married with children when she revealed to her family in the late 1970’s that she identified as lesbian.  Ms. Bryant’s rhetoric had s significant impact on how Ronni was perceived as a parent. Please come and watch the film and join the discussion with Dr. Sanlo so we can learn more about the power of our words.

Story published on October 02, 2017