Pride events with the Archives!
It’s June, and all kinds of Pride Celebrations are happening! Here is a sampling of events we are joining, associated with, or just simply love. Join for any or all! June 4: NewFest shows “Jewelle, a Just Vision.” And the Lesbian Herstory Archives is co-presenting it! This personal and moving documentary illuminates the decades-spanning work of […]Read More
Women’s Herstory Month: Three Events this March!
The Lesbian Herstory Archives hosts three events that capture activism, memory, pictures, publishing and community in lesbian herstory.Read More
FINAL CALL: SEEKING (more!) LESBIAN ELDERS￼
We are entering the final months of the Mellon Grant-funded Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project. We are so thankful to those who have already participated and look forward to including more voices, especially those that can bring a diversity of perspective to reflect upon the lesbian community at large. In particular, we encourage Lesbian Elders […]Read More
Our Madeline Davis (July 7, 1940-April 28,2021)
By Joan NestleWith special gratitude to Wendy Smiley, who through her grieving, said yes. Editor’s Note: On June 18, 2021, The New York Times, ran an obituary of Madeline Davis with the headline “Madeline Davis, Who Spoke to the Nation as a Lesbian, Dies at 80.” The formal obituary is worth reading. These two personal […]Read More
We’re Welcoming Visitors Back and Marching in Brooklyn Pride!
We are very excited to announce that beginning in June we are welcoming visitors back to the Archives for casual browsing! Please visit the calendar on our website to see the available dates and times, and to book your appointment.Read More
Seeking More Lesbian Elders!￼
During this Women’s History Month we are happy to share an update on LHA’s Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project! A second set of informational sessions were held in Fall 2021. Over the course of three virtual meetings lesbians joined from across the US, Canada, and the UK! The enthusiastic participation of the volunteers produced several […]Read More
An Update on the Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: LESBIAN ELDERS We are excited to share an update on the Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project! Thanks to a great response to our launch announcement in May, we met with engaged members of the LGBTQIA+ community via Zoom from all over the country (and Mexico and Canada!). Through three informational meetings, folks—across generations—learned […]Read More
Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project Launch
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: LESBIAN ELDERS & INTERVIEWERS We are proud to announce an engaging new project: The Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project, at the Lesbian Herstory Archives! Supported by a two-year Mellon-funded Community Archives grant, we are creating The Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project, which seeks to continue the Archives’ commitment to collecting and sharing Lesbian […]Read More
Black Lesbian Futures – An Online Event
Join LHA and black lesbian community to celebrate the publication of the Mouths of Rain Anthology.Read More
Awarded $90,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Lesbian Herstory Archives has been awarded a $90,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationRead More