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We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan

Date: Monday, March 2, 2020, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

A celebration of Lou Sullivan and the publication of his diaries, We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan.

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Inside Killjoy's Kastle: Dykey Ghosts, Feminist Monsters, and Other Lesbian Hauntings

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

A book launch with readings, performances, and a showcase of archival of gems, with a pop-up feminist gift shop by Otherwild.

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Tales That Haven't Been (and Sometimes Can't Be) Told

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

A talk by Stephen Miller about anthologizing queer Japan.

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Speculative Archives and Black Histories: Screening and Conversation with Arthur Jafa and Tourmaline

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020, 7:00pm - 9:50pm

Filmmakers Arthur Jafa and Tourmaline screen their films and discuss speculative reconstruction, archival collage on film, and black histories and futures with cultural historian Uri Mcmillan.

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Book Talk: Work! A Queer History of Modeling with Elspeth Brown

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Please join us for a talk with Professor Elspeth Brown about her new book, Work!: A Queer History of Modeling.

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The Illustrious Blacks

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:30pm

The Illustrious Blacks are queer performers who fuse futuristic funk, hypnotic house, and cosmic pop into pulsating positivity.

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What Does Community Curation Look Like?: A town hall about representing history, HIV, and justice

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This town hall will bring together curators, writers, academics, artists, and activists, to discuss representing history, HIV, and justice.

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Show-and-Tell with Gayle Rubin

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Please join us for a "Show-and-Tell" with Dr. Gayle Rubin at ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, where Rubin will discuss items from the collection, including publications and newsletters related to the Feminist Porn Wars.

In Search of Stonewall

In Search of Stonewall

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Please join Editor Richard Schneider, Felice Picano and Tom Baker in a discussion of In Search of Stonewall: The Riots at 50, The Gay & Lesbian Review at 25, a book that commemorates the magazine's 25th birthday with a collection of relevant articles selected from its 136 issues.



More Than Surviving: Asian Pacific Islander People Living with HIV

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

As part of the National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to end silence and shame about HIV/AIDS, survivors will share how they beat the odds and found community in the process.