A special screening of Coming Out Under Fire, a 1994 documentary featuring nine gay and lesbian veterans who recount how they joined the patriotic war against fascism in the 1940s only to find themselves fighting two battles: one for their country and another for their right to serve.

Introductions given by Kevin McKenna, PhD in US and LGBTQ History. His research is on Seattle’s gay community.

Film length: 71 minutes
Viewer discretion is advised.

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Tukwila Pride, Burien Pride and the National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) will be in attendance.

FREE with Museum admission.


Untold Stories | WWII at 75

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II; a war historians dubbed “The Good War” because it was a war that had to be fought and won. Untold Stories: World War II at 75, pays tribute to this important anniversary with new exhibits, special programs and events featuring a diverse array of some of the lesser known heroes and their stories.

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