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LGBTQ+ History Month 

October is LGBTQ+ History Month. The month, originally LGBT History Month, was founded in 1994 by Rodney Wilson, an openly gay high school teacher in Missouri. You may be wondering, doesn’t the LGBTQ+ community celebrate Pride in June? Yes, however, celebrating can happen more than once a year. October was chosen as the history month…

Notable LGBTQ streaming video titles for Pride Month at Emory Libraries

Emory Libraries is pleased to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month in June. This month commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, when a raid against the Stonewall Inn, a local gay bar in Greenwich Village, New York City, resulted in an act of mass resistance that exploded into a protest of thousands. While…

LGBTQ+ materials and Homosaurus

They/them. She/her. He/him. We use these terms (and plenty of others) to tell others how we should be recognized. Doing so allows us to express ourselves and signal to others both how we think about ourselves and how we would like them to think about us. In the library, terms used to describe materials are…

Emory Libraries is proud to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

Every June, we take the opportunity to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ members of our community. Pride is about lifting each other up, honoring our long struggle for equality, and recommitting ourselves to the fight against all forms of oppression that still exist.  This year, in honor of the Tokyo Olympics beginning this summer, we wanted to call attention…

Latin American LGBT and Small Press Collections at Emory

This is the third of a series of blog posts to highlight the Libraries’ efforts to build more inclusive and diverse collections, from reflecting under-represented groups and marginalized populations to acquiring more unique material from smaller publishers, to better representing our communities and their interests. The acquisition of LGBT materials from Latin America and the…

LGBTQ+ History Month: Centering Black Queer Histories

Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! This month, Emory Libraries is celebrating the experiences and histories of Black queer folks. Too often, the queer experience is reduced to the histories of white, cisgender men, leaving out other voices. The resources we have highlighted for this month, divided into Individual and Personal Perspectives and Academic and Ethnographic Perspectives,…

Queer Punks and Radicals: LGBTQ+ Pride Month

As June 2020 draws to a close, it may in retrospect become one of the most notorious LGBTQ+ Pride Months yet. Already jolted by a pandemic’s effects on community gatherings, the sobering groundswell of activism in response to race-based oppression and violence has layered additional complexity atop this purported celebration. The added contradiction of legal…

LGBTQ+ Resources on the American South: LGBTQ+ Pride Month

By Paige Crowl, Teaching and Learning Librarian, Oxford College Library and Melissa Hackman, Sociology & Development Studies Librarian, Robert W. Woodruff Library Emory Libraries is excited to continue our celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month. Did you know? June 2020 is the 50th year of Pride celebrations in the United States! In…

LGBTQ Pride Month: Streaming Video at the Emory Libraries

Emory Libraries is pleased to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month in June. This month commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, when a raid against the Stonewall Inn, a local gay bar in Greenwich Village, New York City, resulted in an act of mass resistance that exploded into a protest of thousands. While…

Hidden Histories in LGBT Inscriptions

Inscription in Del Martin's “Lesbian/Woman”   Share Related Story: LGBT Blog Posts Related Links:  LGBT Research Guide  Join the discussion One of the most exciting things about working in MARBL, is the unexpected surprises that accompany archival materials. I was most recently surprised by the inscriptions I came across while surveying some of the rare…

Podcast studio, self-checkouts, new lobby among improvements at Emory Libraries

The Emory Libraries is introducing several changes for the 2022-2023 academic year, designed to make the library experience more productive and enjoyable for Emory students, faculty, staff and visitors. New vice provost of libraries and museum In July, Dr. Valeda F. Dent began as the new vice provost of libraries and museum for the Emory…

Rose Library opens Pride Month with exhibit on queer pulp fiction

The Rose Library is kicking off Pride Month with a new exhibit, “Forbidden Loves and Secret Lusts: Selections from the Golden Age of Queer Pulp Fiction,” featuring queer pulp novels from its collections. Pulp novels—paperback books printed on cheap paper and distributed at magazine stands and drug stores—revolutionized the way that America read in the…