LGBT History Month 2018 with rainbow graphic

LGBT History Month 2018

By Miranda Rectenwald on October 3, 2018

October is LGBT History Month — and a great opportunity to focus on how important events in October, and its predominate holiday Halloween, are to our local LGBTQ history. Miss Fannie’s Ball: A St. Louis Halloween tradition Starting in the late 1950s the Jolly Jesters social club orga...

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis

By Miranda Rectenwald on July 5, 2016

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis is an interdisciplinary humanities project that centers on the LGBTQ experience with the divided city. Between spring 2016 – spring 2017 students, researchers, faculty, archivists, librarians, and interested people from the St. Louis-area are gathering historical inf...

Exhibit: Researching Queer History

By Miranda Rectenwald on June 1, 2016

During Pride Month (June)  a display of library resources about LGBTQ+ history and culture is on display at Olin Library.  The display features magazines, newspapers, databases, materials from Special Collections, and more highlighting the diverse sources of information available to researchers. ...