On Saturday, November 18th, Gerber/Hart will take part in a virtual Queer History Teach-In with our friends from Invisible Histories Project! Gerber/Hart staff member Jen Dentel and UIC doctoral candidate Molly Fulop will be presenting “How We Say Gay: Understandings of LGBTQ+ Censorship Within Education in Illinois and Florida” atContinue Reading

Gerber/Hart is so excited to be hosting an author conversation with three authors from Punctum Books on Wednesday, November 1st, at 6:30 PM! Join us to celebrate the one year anniversary of Suture: Trauma and Trans Becoming and hear from KJ Cerankowski, Noa Micaela Fields, and Riley Yaxley.  The authorContinue Reading


Gerber/Hart’s newest exhibit, Art from the Archives, opened on Friday, October 13th, at This Archive is Queer: The Gerber/Hart Fall Benefit. Celebrating art inspired by people and stories from Chicago queer history, this exhibit features four artists whose work was directly inspired from materials held in Gerber/Hart’s collections, including printContinue Reading

Join Read & Run Chicago and Gerber/Hart Library and Archives at Third Space Chicago for an exciting event featuring an in-person Q&A with the incredible author Rebecca Makkai. This 3-mile route inspired by The Great Believers, will feature LGBTQ elders and activists, including journalist, author, and publisher Tracy Baim, historianContinue Reading

Join us on Wednesday, October 4th, at 6:30 PM for an author conversation with Owen Keehnen and Rick Karlin! Owen will be discussing his new book, Man’s Country: More than a Bathhouse, and Rick will be discussing his 2022 book co-authored with St Sukie de la Croix, Last Call Chicago:Continue Reading