Rob Tokanel

Rob Tokanel is a video producer for Facing History and Ourselves.

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Teaching the Missing History of LGBTQ Civil Rights

Posted by Rob Tokanel on October 19, 2016

As a video producer at Facing History and Ourselves, I’ve had the privilege of documenting some fascinating and valuable histories over the past five years. Many of these afforded me a perspective-shifting opportunity to see the world through the eyes of others, but none taught me as much about myself as my recent work on LGBTQ history in the United States.

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