Author Archives: Morna J Gerrard

Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: Leveling the Playing Field

The Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event is held annually to celebrate and highlight materials in the Women’s Collections at Georgia State University. The 2021 event, which will be held virtually, focuses on the history of women’s sports in Georgia and … Continue reading

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Out in the Archives: Atlanta’s Pride

On October 28 at 4:00 pm, Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives will host a virtual event to highlight its Gender and Sexuality Collections. In this, the 50th anniversary of Atlanta’s Pride, the event will highlight two of … Continue reading

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ERA: Absolutely Yes!: Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Women’s Collections at GSU

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women’s Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. To celebrate the 25th … Continue reading

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Dr. Diane L. Fowlkes, 1939-2020

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of a dear friend of the Georgia State University Library, Dr. Diane L. Fowlkes. Diane worked at Georgia State University for over 25 years, and was instrumental … Continue reading

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Upcoming panel discussion will usher in a new library exhibit titled: Out in the Archives

Atlanta native Pat Hussain helped to establish the city’s first GLAAD chapter, and while working for the Gay and Lesbian Task Force, she helped to organize the first March on Washington. She served as the first co-director of Southerners on … Continue reading

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2019 Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event: “The Milk of Woman Kindness”

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women’s Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2019 event will … Continue reading

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“Mags, Bars & (Drag) Stars: A History of Atlanta’s Gay Bars and Community Magazines”

SAVE THE DATE! On Tuesday, October 2, Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives will host what promises to be a fun and informative event,  “Mags, Bars & (Drag) Stars: A History of Atlanta’s Gay Bars and Community Magazines.” … Continue reading

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