Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

graphic and text about Our Place lawsuit

AIDS in the Metro-East Area: The Politics of Treatment, Care, and Housing

By Miranda Rectenwald on February 3, 2017

A reflection by Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis research assistant, Karisa Tavassoli (WU Class of 2016): While researching this summer at the Belleville Illinois Public Library I came across an assortment of newspaper clippings filed under the heading “Bellev. AIDS Home Hospice,” which offers...

Research & Technology Workshops – Spring 2017

By Alison Verbeck on January 13, 2017

Please join us for this spring 2017’s Research & Technology Workshops.  It is an exciting lineup of 12 sessions on topics such as: Scientist, Hypochondriac, Researcher? Explore PubMed and Stop Copying and Pasting and Start WebScraping with Python and Never pay $39.95 for an Article.  Ex...

Front Page of Ceylon Observer (Colombo, Sri Lanka), 05-31-1906.

South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922

By aj robinson on December 7, 2016

  The Libraries have added World Newspaper Archive: South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922 to our database resources. This fully searchable collection of English, Gujarati, and Bengali language papers gives access to local coverage of regions of the subcontinent that now comprise of India, Pakist...

New Database: Harper’s Magazine Archive

By Kristine Helbling on November 22, 2016

Enjoy Harper’s Magazine Archive–from the very magazine in 1850 all the way to the current newsstand issue.  Harper’s Magazine has changed ownership and format over the years, but it is the oldest, continuously published, general-interest monthly publication in the United States....

New Database: LGBT Thought and Culture

By Kristine Helbling on November 15, 2016

With LGBT Thought and Culture, you may search books, periodicals, and archival materials that document LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century to present.  This collection includes materials from a variety of libraries and archives including the Kinsey Insti...

Project Update – Fall 2016

By Miranda Rectenwald on September 26, 2016

The Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis Project is happy to welcome three new undergraduate researchers to our team –  Kristi Hagen, Molly Brodsky, and Jennifer Chen. Our semester’s work began September 23 with an orientation session at Olin Library.  Ian Darnell presented on the overall story of...