CLGA Digital Collections

CLGA's Digital Collections

Explore highlights from the CLGA’s collections of personal and organizational papers, artefacts, ephemera and more!

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LGBTQ+ Buttons

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Though small, buttons and pins communicated pivotal concerns of the LGBTQ+ community to the world. With the earliest item dating to 1977, the buttons in this collection speak to issues in human rights, health, and politics up to the 2010s.

 

 

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Wearing History: A Collection of LGBTQ+ T-Shirts

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T-shirts were an important medium of expression for the LGBTQ+ community; allowing subcultures to demonstrate what they stood for and expand their membership, and giving organizations the chance to raise awareness for issues like AIDS and homophobia. T-shirts and dresses also provided a simple but effective way for queers to showcase their pride in themselves and their nonconformity.

 

 

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