Out of the Closet
In commemoration of LGBT Pride Month, Special Collections presents this exhibit of rare journals, pamphlets, posters, and other materials exploring the history homosexual, transsexual, and transgender Arkansas.
June, chosen in commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, is national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month in the United States. With this exhibit, the University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections recognizes Arkansas LGBT history and those individuals whose lives "outside of the closet" contribute to discussions of sexual and gender identities and debates over civil liberties in the state and the nation.
Special Collections brings you "Out of the Closet," a selection of materials reflecting these varied experiences on the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville campus, throughout the state, and in native literary culture.
For more information about the materials shown here or for assistance researching Arkansas history and culture or accessing the vast array of rare and unique materials held by the University of Arkansas Libraries, contact Special Collections.