Que(e)ry’s goals are:
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Que(e)ry was founded in 2010, inspired by the work of the Desk Set. Since its first party in June 2010 in Brooklyn, NY, Que(e)ry has expanded and continued its work to bring attention and support to hidden queer collections, and to provide a fun social space for queer librarians (and all who love them). Librarians, archivists, artists, educators, filmmakers, library school students, metadata specialists, museum professionals, scholars, technophiles, historians, writers, and bibliophiles of all genders and orientations have made their way to Que(e)ry events in Brooklyn and Manhattan. In 2013, we welcomed a new San Francisco cousin, and brought our party on the road for the first time to Chicago for the ALA Annual conference.
With the support of our partygoers, as well as that of several generous local businesses, venues, volunteers, and like-minded organizations, we’ve raised thousands of dollars for queer collections such as:
The Tom of Finland Foundation Archives (Los Angeles)
The Lesbian Herstory Archives (New York)
The Leather Archives and Museum (Chicago)
The Transgender Library and Archives (Houston)
The Queer Zine Archive Project (Milwaukee)
Gerber-Hart Library and Archives (Chicago)
Read more about Que(e)ry here.