Gerber/Hart Fall booksale will be Saturday, November 13, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Atrium (down the hall from the library). The sale includes LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ fiction and non-fiction books, videos, and erotica. Proceeds from the sale go support the operations and mission of Gerber/Hart. The popular by-the-bag and by-the-boxContinue Reading

New on-line exhibit, with embedded audio, of women’s music and gay liberation music that provided a soundtrack for gay and lesbian liberation the 1970s. View the exhibit at A few embedded videos from the exhibit: Amazone ABC, Alix Dobkin (Dobkin) Gay Spirit, Charlie Murphy (Murphy)Continue Reading

A new on-line exhibit that explores of the development of nationalized gay and lesbian rights language and organization from the mid-1960s to the late 1970s, including the 1968 Homosexual Bill of Rights and the first White House meeting with gay and lesbian activist in 1977. View the exhibit at exhibits.gerberhart.orgContinue Reading

Emerging as an outgrowth of the AIDS pandemic and the activism it brought forth, the 1990s saw a new wave of advocacy sweep through queer communities in Chicago and across the country. Political hostility, gay-for-pay media representation, and ongoing threats of physical violence pushed queer identities to the margins ofContinue Reading

The exhibit displays comics from a span of nearly 50 years, examining three themes in particular: style and identity, AIDS, and anger. The exhibit includes work from cartoonists like Alison Bechdel and Howard Cruse, as well as comics produced by government agencies and mainstream publishers. The exhibit is on displayContinue Reading