ETSU to show ‘Unbreakable Threads’


JOHNSON CITY (April 4, 2014) — East Tennessee State University will hold a free public showing of “Unbreakable Threads” on Thursday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in the D.P. Culp University Center auditorium.

The documentary film explores the difficulties of same-sex parents and their families in contemporary culture and the institutional and social discrimination they often encounter.

After the film, the audience is invited to talk with filmmaker Stacey Summers and one of the couples profiled in the film, Barbara Howard and Tina McCrory.

A reception will follow in the Culp Center Alumni Gallery.

The event is sponsored by the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program, the Women’s Resource Center, Slocumb Galleries, the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Major funding is provided by the ETSU Student Government Association’s Civility Week funding, with additional support from the Department of Philosophy and Humanities, as well as the film studies program.

For additional information, contact Dr. Jill LeRoy-Frazier, interim assistant dean of the School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach, at (423) 439-4223 or . For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at (423) 439-8346.

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