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Gale Launches Second Installment of the Archives of Sexuality and Gender Series

“Gale, a Cengage company and leading provider of library resources, has released the second part of the award-winning LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 collection, which documents a broad range of LGBTQ experiences and the fight for equal rights.   “Gale is committed to meeting the growing demand for diverse and timely content, like this new installment of the Archives of Sexuality & Gender series, which we are pleased to release during Pride Month,” said Paul Gazzolo, senior vice president and general manager for Gale. “Students, educators, and researchers can explore a vast array of materials and uncover important connections across the development of LGBTQ culture and activism, linking history to the issues facing us today.” (via Cengage)

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LGBTQ library houses more than just books

“Gerber/Hart Library and Archives is billed as “the Midwest’s largest LGBTQ circulating library,” a repository for all things related to LGBTQ culture and history, from books to meeting minutes, posters to newspapers, even a Rosie O’Donnell doll.The library has 14,000 books, 150 archival collections, thousands of newspapers, hundreds of videos and countless posters, according to Carrie Barnett, president of Gerber/Hart’s board of directors. But that’s just part of the story.” (via Chicago Tribune)

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Retired librarian documents early years of region’s rainbow community

“In 1971, Jim Parrott couldn’t even imagine holding his partner’s hand in public.The simple act was just unthinkable for the local LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning) activist.That same year, University of Waterloo’s gender and sexual diversity student organization, GLOW, was born and he was there to be a part of it” (via therecord.com)

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Gale Launches Largest Digital Archive of LGBTQ History and Culture

“Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, has released the first part of Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, a milestone digital program that brings together the largest collection of primary source content on gender, sexuality and identity. The archives meet a growing interest for content to support research in these disciplines, and represents the diverse content of the Gale Primary Sources program.” (via Cengage Learning)

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