A new traveling exhibit, Out on Campus: A History of LGBTQ+ Activism at Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities will be displayed March 20 to April 7 on the first floor of Skillman Library.

This exhibit presents the stories of the formation of some of the earliest LGBTQ+ student organizations and activism at colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, as well as experiences and personal stories of being openly LGBTQ+ on campus.

The exhibit is a collaborative project of the Pennsylvania LGBT History Network, with the LGBT Center of Central PA History Project serving as the managing partner and is hosted by the Lafayette Libraries in collaboration with Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program.

Historical consultant for the exhibit and author of its introduction, Dr. Marc R. Stein, Pasker Professor of History, San Francisco State University, will present a lecture, “Students, Sodomy, and the State: LGBT Campus Struggles in the 1970s” March 21 at 7 p.m. in Kirby 104.

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