Jan. 18 | The Real Rainbow Row - College of Charleston Libraries

December 15, 2022
Spotlight, Events
Join Harlan Greene, project director of the College of Charleston’s S.C. LGBTQ Archives, for the launch of his latest book, The Real Rainbow Row: Explorations of Charleston’s LGBTQ History, on Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the Rita Hollings Science Center Auditorium (Rm. 101).


The first of its kind in the Lowcountry, the book spotlights never told chapters in the story of “America’s Most Historic City.”


Free and open to all. Copies of the book will be available for sale.




A native of Charleston, Harlan Greene is an award-winning novelist, archivist, and historian. He has served as Assistant Director of the South Carolina Historical Society, Director of the North Carolina Preservation Consortium, Archivist of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston, and is now Scholar in Residence at the College’s Addlestone Library. His novels include Why We Never Danced the Charleston, the Lambda Literary Award winner What the Dead Remember and the Lambda-nominated The German Officer’s Boy. He lectures frequently and has published books and essays on various aspects of Charleston history. A certified tour guide, he chairs the city’s Historical Commission. He manages the South Carolina LGBTQ Oral History, Archives and Outreach Project at the College of Charleston. He is married to Jonathan Ray.
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Click here to pre-order the book.



Addlestone Library is open to the College of Charleston community and affiliates via card access. Visitors may access Addlestone Library Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and must present a government issued ID and sign in upon entry.