The exhibit Live Out!: Identity & Activism of Diverse Genders & Sexualities on Campus, is on view in the Thomas B. Murphy Reading Room (Ingram Library, ground floor) through December 16, 2016. Ingram Library’s Special Collections, in partnership with Lambda student organization, the UWG Responsible Sexuality Committee, and the UWG Center for Public History partnered in the development of the exhibit, whch draws on historical materials from Special Collections, materials generously loaned by Lambda, and student/alumni contributed testimonies to tell the story of the students of LGBTQ students at UWG.
The exhibit was conceived of, and carried out, in conjunction with our campus/student partners, and curated by Special Collections’ Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), Laurel Durham, and undergraduate student volunteer, Jazz Lee-Coley.
An exhibit-related event for students will be held on October 19th at 4:30 p.m. in Ingram Library’s Thomas B. Murphy Reading Room.
The Center for Public History is currently conducting oral histories with current and past UWG students, faculty, and staff as part of our collective campus effort to acknowledge, document, and celebrate our diverse student body. A showing of clips from the Center’s LGBTQ Oral History Project will be held on November 30th in Ingram Library.