National Coming Out Day– free t-shirts and LGBTQ archival resources

The Rainbow Center on the 4th floor of the Student Union is offering free anti-homophobia t-shirts in honor of National Coming Out Day, so if you’re on campus, definitely stop by and pick one up. 

UConn Libraries are also celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer History Month throughout October, with a resource guide on GLBTQ materials available at UConn

The Dodd Research Center has a significant number of archival materials dealing with LGBTQ themes:

The Alternative Press Collection:  Large collection of non-mainstream newspapers, journals, magazines, pamphlets, and other materials, including a significant number of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer liberation publications from the 1960s to the present.   GLBTQ magazines and newspapers in the Alternative Press Collection include Bay Windows, The Body Politic, Christopher Street, Fag Rag, Gay Sunshine, Lesbian Connection, and many more.  Check for other titles in HOMER

Foster Gunnison Papers: Contain letters, manuscripts, photographs and printed materials which document the homophile and gay liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s.