Author Archives: Morna J Gerrard

“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!

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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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Special Collections Celebrates International Women’s Day

In the heart Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. In recognition of this special day, we would like to highlight a collection with a strong international focus. Part of the Archives for … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Documents the Women’s Marches

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington took place in the nation’s capital, and sister marches were held across the nation and worldwide. A concerted effort is underway to document the marches in every state, and Georgia State … Continue reading

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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event 2016: Reporting Women

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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 2016 … Continue reading

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First Edition of the Women and Gender Collections’ Newsletter

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The Nexus: Where the Past Inspires the Future Opening a window into the world of the archives, the first edition of the new electronic newsletter, The Nexus, has just been released. In this regular newsletter, friends and researchers will be … Continue reading

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Franklin Abbott Papers are Open for Research

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Just in time to honor his 65th birthday, the personal papers of Franklin Abbott have been processed and are now available to researchers. Psychotherapist, poet and community organizer, Abbott was an original member of the Radical Faeries and has explored … Continue reading

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