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Q. Gender and Sexuality Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: Q

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Alvaro Serrano collection of Gazette negatives

 Collection
Identifier: Q182
Abstract

Alvaro Serrano Collection of Gazette negatives. 1982-1984, consists of 35mm negatives, containing over 6,400 images, created for the Gazette, a weekly alternative newspaper published for Atlanta's gay community. The photos depict events and people. The collection includes a general index to the photo shoots. Alvaro (Al) Serrano was photographic technician and editor of "Gazette: From America’s New Gay Mecca, A Newspaper to Reflect the Times."

Dates: 1982 - 1984

Andrew P. Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q121
Abstract:

The Andrew P. Wood papers consist of flyers, newspaper clippings, correspondence, t-shirts, bumper stickers, as well as extensive materials relating to the Atlanta chapter of ACT-UP, 1987-2014. Andrew Wood is a graphic designer and gay activist.

Dates: 1987-2014; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1990

Asha Leong papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q171
Abstract

The Asha Leong papers, 1977-2019, consist of flyers, correspondence, newspaper clippings, t-shirts, a small number of periodicals, event materials, buttons, and media. Asha Leong is healer, coach and trainer focused on helping queer and trans, people of color thrive.

Dates: 1977-2019

Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Center records

 Collection
Identifier: Q124
Abstract:

The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Center, formerly The Atlanta Gay Center, served Atlanta's LGBT community from 1976 into the early 2000s. Services of the Center included a helpline, HIV/STD clinic, library, publications, and space for programs and support groups. The Center's records, 1996-2002, undated, contain helpline call logs and printed material including flyers, handbooks, and training materials.

Dates: 1996-2002, undated

Bob Strain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q165
Abstract:

Classically trained pianist Bob Strain served as a council member of the Gay Spirit Visions (GSV), an organization that organizes gatherings for gay men to explore their spirituality and identity in a safe, nurturing, and sacred environment. His papers, 1994-2014, undated, include correspondence, newsletters, poems, and photographs related to Bob Strain's involvement with the organizations he served, including Gay Spirit Visions (GSV) and the Atlanta Radical Faeries Circle.

Dates: 1994-2014

Candy Carson artifact collection

 Collection
Identifier: Q174
Abstract

Candy Carson graduated from Georgia State University in 1988 with a BS in education. Carson was a registrar at Georgia Tech until she retired in 2007. The Candy Carson Artifact Collection contains T-shirts and buttons relating to LGBT issues, including materials from various Atlanta’s gay bars, Atlanta Pride, and AIDS walks.

Dates: 1985-1995

Carl Owens collection on Cracker Barrel Restaurants

 Collection
Identifier: Q129
Scope and Contents of the Carl Owens Collection on Cracker Barrel Restaurants

The Carl Owens collection on Cracker Barrel Restaurants, 1991-2002 (bulk 1991-1997), comprises news articles, correspondence, press releases, financial reports, and one photograph. The material relates to the campaign started by Carl Owens challenging a Cracker Barrel policy that was discriminatory towards its LGBT employees.

Dates: 1991-2002; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1997

Collection on James Broughton

 Collection
Identifier: Q146
Abstract

The Collection on James Broughton, 1992-1995, 2009-2013, undated, includes material related to the film Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton, including interviews created for the documentary, and material related to the centennial celebration of the poet and filmmaker (1913-1999), held at Georgia State University. The collection includes ephemera, compact discs, a DVD, and digital files.

Dates: 1992-1995, 2009-2013, undated

Ed Scruggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q113
Abstract:

Ed Scruggs (1929-2009) was a gay and civil rights activist from Atlanta, Georgia who was active in the coalition to change the Georgia state flag. The papers are comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, certificates and awards, commemorative materials from president Bill Clinton and information pertaining to the campaign to get the 1994 Olympics out of Cobb county.

Dates: 1972, 1993-2009

Franklin Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q108
Abstract: Franklin Abbott, who has practiced psychotherapy in Atlanta since 1979, is a writer, poet, artist, and gay activist. His papers, 1907-1910, 1933, 1942, 1950-2014 [bulk, 1960-2010], include correspondence, writings and poetry, printed material, photographs, audio-visual recordings, and sound recordings that relate to Abbott's friendships and family, his creative works and his relationships with other artists, his exploration of spirituality, leadership in the Atlanta gay community, work as a...
Dates: 1907-1910, 1933, 1942, 1950-2014; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2010

Gay Spirit Visions Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Q140
Abstract

Gay Spirit Visions organizes gatherings for gay men to explore their spirituality and identity in a safe, nurturing, and sacred environment. The Gay Spirit Visions Oral History Project contains an ever-growing number of interviews with attendees of Gay Spirit Visions events.

Dates: 2015-2020

Gay Spirit Visions records

 Collection
Identifier: Q127
Abstract:

Gay Spirit Visions organizes gatherings for gay men to explore their spirituality and identity in a safe, nurturing, and sacred environment. The records mostly detail the planning, financing, and recording of retreats, and include correspondence, financial records, flyers, invitations, programs, audiovisual materials, and photographs dating from 1978-2010.

Dates: 1978-2019

Gender and Sexuality Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Q101
Abstract

The Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project documents LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta, Georgia and the South through interviews with activists and leaders in grassroots movements as well as established organizations and public offices.

Dates: 2008-2020

Gender and Sexuality periodicals collection

 Collection
Identifier: Q-GS-Periodicals
Abstract:

The Gender and Sexuality Periodicals collection is an artificial collection of serial publications about and for the LGBTQ community in Atlanta, the southeast, and the world. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Dates: 1966, 1972-2020

Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project records

 Collection
Identifier: Q169
Abstract

Established in 2011 by archivists and members of the LGBTQ community, the Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project works to preserve LGBTQ history in the city of Atlanta and the state of Georgia before it is lost. The Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project records, 1985-2018, consist of meeting minutes, notes, periodicals, papers, draft bylaws, and artifacts. The collection consists of two series: Administrative Files and Public Library Materials.

Dates: 1985-2018

Gil Robison papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q168
Abstract

The Gil Robison papers (1973-2011) consist of publications, legislative materials, pamphlets, handbooks and other materials relating to Gay life and AIDS in Atlanta. Gil Robison was a Gay Rights activist and political leader from Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1973-2011

Hugo Berston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q111
Abstract:

The Hugo Berston papers consist of gay pin up calendars and catalogues, adult literature, advertisements, flyers and gay vacation planners and fans, 1975-2008. The papers include publications and ephemera related to many events organized by and for the gay community in Atlanta, Georgia, including Atlanta Pride Festivals.

Dates: 1975-2008

Jim Elledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q145
Abstract: Jim Elledge is the author of Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Tragic Life of An Outsider Artist, published in 2013, a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for gay memoir/biography and for the Publishing Triangle nonfiction award. A published poet, Elledge retired as professor of English from Kennesaw State University in Georgia. His papers 1827-2015 [bulk 1971-2006], include correspondence, writings and his and others poetry illustrating the writing and...
Dates: 1827-2015; Majority of material found within 1971 - 2006

Jim Heverly papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q178
Abstract

Jim Heverly papers, 1979-1999, undated, consist primarily of photographic prints documenting LGBTQ life in Atlanta. Heverly was one of the publishers of Etcetera, the Southeast’s largest LGBT+ publication, and many of the photos were made or gathered for that publication.

Dates: 1979-1999, undated

Joining Hearts, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: Q137
Abstract:

Correspondence, minutes, planning notes, event materials, financial documents, legal documents, photographs, and event souveniers from 1990-2014 make up the records of Joining Hearts, Inc. Joining Hearts, Inc. is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that has provided housing support to people living with HIV and AIDS in Atlanta since 1987.

Dates: 1990-2014