Q. Gender and Sexuality Collections
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jeff Cornett, a nurse and public health activist and trainer, helped battle the AIDS crisis during the 1980s and 1990s in Atlanta, Georgia. The Jeff Cornett papers, 1984-1993, consist of flyers, research papers, posters, medical training materials, 2 videotapes, periodicals, and t-shirts. The majority of the collection relate to the AIDS crisis.