Lesbians -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of LGBTQ+ events and nightclubs taken by Alli Royce Soble. Images depict the annual Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade, the Easter Drag Races sponsored by the Armory, and a drag show at My Sister's Room. Of special note are photographs of the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation in Washington, D.C. All images were taken in Atlanta, Georgia, unless otherwise noted.
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected and donated to the Atlanta History Center by the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing (ALGHT). Photographs include staff and events at Tower Lounge, a lesbian bar in the Little Five Points neighborhood; ALGHT's table at the Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; Olympics Out of Cobb protests, including one at the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic...
Dates: approximately 1988-1995
Scope and Content This collection documents Cole "Daddi Cole" Thomas' conference presentations. Included are badges from the National Conference on LGBT Equality, Sex DownSouth Conference, Frolicon, Stars & Stripes in Leather, Black Beat, and Woodhull's Sexual Freedom summit. Also included is her membership card to Women In Leather International.
Dates: 2013-2017, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of two Fourth Tuesday annual fundraising events, the Fall Scramble golf tournament and the Spring Fling party. Also included is a photograph of the organization's Board of Directors and an unidentified gathering of members.
Dates: approximately 1990-2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains color slides and videos of LGBTQ+ activist events, performances, and sports. Included are images of two Atlanta lesbian softball teams, the Lorlei Ladies and the Tower Hotshots, as well as materials related to the Red Dyke Theatre and Lucina's Music performance venues. Also included are two activist events related to the Equal Rights Amendment (labeled as a picnic) and a gay rights march, both in Atlanta, Georgia. The videos depict performances by members of the Red...
Dates: approximately 1975-1990
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides and photographs related to LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. Included are negatives of the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing's (ALGHT) table at the 1993 Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; slides of the 1977 protest in Colony Square against Anita Bryant during the Miss National Teenager pageant after she was named as "America's...
Dates: 1977-1993, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected by Maria Helena Dolan that document her personal life and Atlanta LGBTQ+ community activist meetings and events such as Black Pride, sponsored by In The Life Atlanta (ITLA). Of special note are images related to a Forsyth County protest in response to the Ku Klux Klan's attack on civil rights marchers a week earlier during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Also included is an image of Ray Kluka, Chris Hagen, and Gil Robison as recipients of...
Dates: 1954-2003, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Atlanta lesbian-feminist community members, organizations, and events. Photographs include Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance (ALFA) members and events, many of which were taken in the ALFA House on McLendon Avenue; the 1981 Michigan Womyn’s Music Fest, held in Hesperia, Michigan; the 1980 Atlanta Pride Festival; WomanSong Theatre, a troupe, performing in Piedmont Park; the ALFA Omegas lesbian softball team, as well as the Tower Hot Shots, the Lorelei...
Dates: 1961-1981, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to LGBT issues in Atlanta. Materials include pamphlets from the 2007 Southern Comfort Transgender Conference, advertisements for Atlanta drag performances, a 1981 menu for Prince George Inn (a historically gay restaurant), and an invitation to a 1999 wedding between two women, Melinda McBride and Kristal Manning. Notably, many of the Southern Comfort Conference pamphlets advertise products and treatments, like cosmetic surgery and professional...
Dates: 1965-2007, undated