Posts Tagged: LGBTQ collections

Rose Library hosts second annual drag show for LGBTQ History Month

In honor of LGBTQ History Month in October, the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will present its second annual Rose Library Drag Show on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 7 p.m., in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room on the Emory University campus. The event is free and open to the public,…

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…

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…