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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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Glitter in the Archives!

Today, OSQA hosted its first ever crafting event as part of OSU’s Queer History Month celebrations. We supplied attendees with copies of archival materials, including images from the Pride Center records, old event flyers, After 8 materials, and of course, … Continue reading

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OSQA at the 2016 Pride Center Connect Event

It’s the beginning of a new academic year and the beginning of OSQA’s 3rd year! We were thrilled to be invited by the OSU Pride Center to participate as part of its PC Connect event. OSQA shared a table with … Continue reading

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“LGBTQ+ Activism in Oregon: Then and Now” ~ an OSU Queer Archives Exhibit

Join the OSU Queer Archives in highlighting a newly acquired collection, the After 8 Records! After 8 was an organization that championed for LGBTQ+ rights in Benton County during the 1990s. The OSU Libraries and Press PROMISE Intern 2016, Cece Lantz, curated a small exhibit that features … Continue reading

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OSQA and History Course Collaboration: An OSQA Oral History Project

This spring term, the OSU Queer Archives (OSQA) collaborated with the history class HST 368 Lesbian and Gay Movements in Modern America with Professor Mina Carson. Carson, along with OSQA co-founders Natalia Fernández, Curator and Archivist of the Oregon Multicultural … Continue reading

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An OSQA Oral History: John Helding

To celebrate Pride Week 2016, OSQA hosted an event to share information on conducting oral history interviews. The event included an in-person interview with John Helding, an OSU alum who participated in a 1981 ASOSU vote to fund the Gay … Continue reading

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OSQA at NWA 2016

On April 29, 2016, OSQA presented as part of a panel discussion at the Northwest Archivists (NWA) conference in Seattle, WA, and was delighted to share information about its work over the past two years! This panel discussion, “Queering the Archives: Connecting with … Continue reading

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OSU Pride Center Scrapbooks

The OSU Pride Center scrapbooks are now available! The Pride Center serves as Oregon State University’s resource center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members of the OSU community and their allies. In addition to its roles in outreach … Continue reading

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OSQA & NAL Event: Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous Communities

This week OSQA hosted its first-ever collaborative event with one of OSU’s Cultural Resource Centers! OSQA partnered with the Native American Longhouse (NAL) Eena Haws to put together an event as part of the NAL’s Native American Heritage Celebration Month. The event … Continue reading

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