Leonard Matlovich, 1975-2015 (GLBT History Month)

October 22nd 2015 @ 5:30pm to @ 7:00pm
Lilly Library
1200 East Seventh Street
Lilly Library
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Time Magazine cover featuring Leonard Matlovich in uniform

GLBT History Month celebrates the 40th anniversary of Leonard Matlovich coming out to the Air Force in 1975 to protest the ban on gays in the military. Just days after his discharge, Matlovich visited Bloomington to speak at IU. This event will include a presentation on the history of the ban, a video about Leonard's life, and a reception with refreshments. Free and open to the public.

Today's Hours

9:00am - 6:00pm All hours


  • Building Access Front entrance facing Showalter Fountain is fully accessible. Building Access

Contact Info

1200 E Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-3143 (Fax)
Joel Silver
Joel Silver - Director, Librarian
(812) 855-2452