Posts tagged "LGBTQ"

This Week in Shapiro: October 10-16, 2016

Blocks of rainbow flags and ribbons that have the text, "Coming Out Week 2016 at the University Library".

This week in Shapiro, we recognize National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ+ History Month with an exhibit that contains helpful resources for those who are coming out or are part of the LGBTQ+ community. We also have information tables from Alpha Omicron Pi and Library User Discovery Services.

A Conversation with Jai Moore

Jerry “Jai” Moore, the remaining officer from the Detroit Area Council of the Mattachine Society (1958-1960), shared memories of his involvement in gay life and activism in 1950s and 60s Detroit . UM Professor Gayle Rubin opened the event with a discussion about the importance of libraries, in particular the Labadie Collection, in her quest for affirmation.

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