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October is LGBT History Month
October is LGBT History Month. Learn more by reading a book, checking out a website or two, watching a film, or listening to music! Scroll down the page for more.
National Coming Out Day - October 11
National Coming Out Day is October 11. "The Human Rights Campaign has resources to help you come out and live openly at home, at work, and in your community."
Below are several eBooks and print books that are available at the library. Click on a book cover to get more information. Scroll down to view films, check out some websites, and more!
Biographies, Autobiographies, Memoirs
Spotify's Playlist for Pride Party, 2022
If you don't already have an account, you'll need to create one (free) and log in to play the full songs.
LGBTQ History - National Museum of American History
Gender, love, sexuality, and desire are among the most complicated areas of human history. Always varied, often hidden, and never static, LGBTQ+ stories are found across NMAH collections.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month
The collections of the Library of Congress contain many books, posters, sound recordings, manuscripts and other material produced by, about and for the LGBTQ community. The contributions of this community are preserved as part of our nation’s history, and include noted artistic works, musical compositions and contemporary novels. The Library’s American collections range from the iconic poetry of Walt Whitman through the manuscripts of the founder of LGBTQ activism in Washington, D.C., Frank Kameny.
Online Exhibitions - GLBT Historical Society
Experience LGBT history through online exhibits.
The Lavender Scare - U.S. History 1950s
Stonewall Riots - June 28, 1969
The films listed above are available on-campus using R-MC's wifi and off-campus using an R-MC login.