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OSQA at the Corvallis Pride Festival 2018

The OSU Queer Archives (OSQA) had a booth at this year’s Corvallis PRIDE Festival! This was our first time at PRIDE as an organization and it was an incredible opportunity to connect to the LGBTQ+ community in the area. Our … Continue reading

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The OMA and OSQA at SAA 2018

  This summer the OMA and OSQA presented at the annual conference of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) held in Washington DC! Panel: From Best Practices to “Next Practices”: Documenting Underrepresented Communities through Oral Histories Panel Description: Panelists present … Continue reading

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LGBTQ+ History in OSU’s The Barometer

Pride Month is a time to celebrate who we are and the people we love, but it is also a time to reflect on where we have been and where we want to go. Remembering our histories is one of … Continue reading

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Glitter in the Archives! Year 2

Today, OSQA hosted its second annual Glitter in the Archives crafting event! We supplied attendees with copies of archival materials to use as part of their collage creations. Just as it was last year, one of the main goals of … Continue reading

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Herstory and Culture of Drag (Panel)

As part of Queer History month, the event “Herstory and Culture of Drag” featured a panel discussion and presentation on the history of drag culture and contemporary issues facing drag performers. And OSQA was there to record the event! Panelists: … Continue reading

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OSQA and History Course Collaboration: A Continuation of the OSQA Oral History Project

This spring term, the OSU Queer Archives (OSQA) once again collaborated with the history class HST 368 Lesbian and Gay Movements in Modern America with Professor Mina Carson. In the Spring of 2016, Dr. Carson, along with OSQA co-founders Natalia … Continue reading

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OSQA featured in Archival Practice

Ever wondered how OSQA got started and the process behind establishing a new archive? Now you can learn! OSQA co-founders Natalia Fernandez and Bradley Boovy co-wrote the article “Co-Founding a Queer Archives: a collaboration between an archivist and a professor” published in … Continue reading

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Consent is A-sexy and Required: Healthy Relationships with Asexual and Aromantic People (Panel)

This panel was part of  the line-up of Pride Week 2017 events, and considers what healthy relationships look like when centering asexual and aromantic identities. The ace and aro community face high levels of sexual violence and corrective rape, and … Continue reading

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Remembering the Past, Queering the Present

Today, OSQA was in the spotlight for a Collections at the Center event. Students, faculty, and staff of Oregon State, as well as local community members, joined us in an exploration of local activist histories as queer inspiration for contemporary … Continue reading

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“Occupying Margins” A Panel Discussion on Gender

“This panel aims to spotlight the lived experiences of non-binary/genderqueer/gender non-conforming folx who live beyond the gender binary” As part of Trans Awareness Week on OSU’s campus, SOL and the Pride Center hosted an event entitled “Occupying Margins: A Panel … Continue reading

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