Author Archives: Morna J Gerrard

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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June 2018 GLBT Book Month – and Archives, Too!

GLBT Book Month, American Library Association, below a book with rainbow pages

June is the American Library Association’s GLBT Book Month, a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Since 2011, the University Library’s Special Collections and Archives … Continue reading

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2018 Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: “March Into the Archives”

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2018 … Continue reading

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“Bias is Bad for Business: Carl Owens, Gay Rights, and the Fight Against Cracker Barrel”, by William Greer

In January of 1991, Carl Owens, an activist with Queer Nation Atlanta, published an editorial in a gay newspaper called The Southern Voice. Owens was protesting a policy adopted by Cracker Barrel Restaurants, which stated that they would not hire … Continue reading

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2017 Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: “See Jane Run!”

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2017 … Continue reading

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