Along with the organizations we’ve benefited at our parties, as well as our fantastic collaborators and co-sponsors, we want to call attention to these libraries, archives, museums, organizations, resources, publications, projects, and other kindred spirits in things literate, historical, nerdy, queer, and sex-positive. This list is in progress and in no particular order. If you have any suggestions, or notice any errors or dead links below, give us a holler.

Libraries, Museums, Archives, and Collections:

LGBT Community Center (NYC)

Lesbian Herstory Archives (Brooklyn)

Terrence Trans Collection at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (NYC)

Feminist Zine Collection at Barnard College (NYC)

LGBT and HIV/AIDS Collections at the New York Public Library (NYC)

Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art (NYC)

Quentin Crisp Archives (NYC)

Pop-up Museum of Queer History (NYC-based)

Human Sexuality Collections at the Cornell University Library (Ithaca, NY)

Library and Archives of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley (Rochester, NY)

Madeline Davis GLBT Archive of Western NY (Williamsville, NY)

Act Up Oral History Project (NYC)

The History Project (Boston, Mass.)

Sexual Minorities Archives (Northampton, Mass.)

Out Books On Wheels (Pioneer Valley area, Mass.)

The Richard G. Katzoff Collection at Brown University (Providence, RI)

Vermont Queer Archives

Archives and Library at the William Way Community Center for the GLBT Community (Philadelphia)

LGBT Collections at the Library of Congress (DC)

Rainbow History Project (DC)

Tom of Finland Foundation (Los Angeles)

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives (Los Angeles)

June Mazer Lesbian Archives (West Hollywood)

GLBT Historical Society (San Francisco)

Center for Sex and Culture Library & Archive (San Francisco)

James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center at San Francisco Public Library (San Francisco)

Lavender Library, Archives, & Cultural Exchange (Sacramento, Calif.)

Lambda Archives (San Diego, Calif.)

Bitch Community Lending Library (Portland, OR)

Transgender Reference Library and Circulating Collection of the Q Center/LGBT Community Center (Portland, OR)

Pacific Northwest Lesbian Archives (Seattle, WA)

Queer Zine Archive Project (Milwaukee-based)

Leather Archives and Museum (Chicago)

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Chicago)

Quatrefoil Library (Minneapolis/St. Paul)

Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis)

Gay & Lesbian Archive of Mid-America (Kansas City, Missouri)

Rainbow Library at Oklahomans for Equality Center (Tulsa, OK)

LGBTQ Library at Utah Pride Center (Salt Lake City, Utah)

Bennett A. Hammer LGBT Archives Project (Albuquerque, N.M.)

Transgender Foundation Library and Archives (Houston)

Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project (Houston)

Gulf Coast Archive & Museum of GLBT History (Houston)

Stonewall National Museum & Archive (Ft. Lauderdale)

Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives (Toronto, Ont.)

Transgender Archives, University of Victoria (Victoria, B.C.)

Les Archives gaies du Québec/Quebec Gay Archives (Montreal, Québec)

Manitoba Gay and Lesbian Archives (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Melbourne, Australia)

Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive (London, UK)

Internationaal Homo/Lesbisch Informatiecentrum en Archief (Amsterdam)

Publications and Reviews:

Journal of the History of Sexuality

International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies

List of LGBTQ Peer Review Journals

Feminist Press (NYC)

Writing From Below

Make Your Own History: Documenting Feminist and Queer Activism in the 21st century ed. by Lyz Bly and Kelly Wooten (Litwin Books, 2012)

Lambda Literary

LGBT Youth Literature Project

Out Behind the Desk: Workplace Issues for LGBTQ Librarians ed. by Tracy Nectoux (Library Juice Press, 2011)

Rainbow Family Connections: Selecting and Using Children’s books with LGBTQ Content by Jamie Campbell Naido (ABC-CLIO Press, 2012)

Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users: Essays on Outreach, Service, Collections, and Access. Ellen Greenblatt (McFarland, 2011)

Gay and Lesbian Review

The Advocate book reviews

Out Magazine book and art reviews


Bureau of General Services—Queer Division (NYC)

Bluestockings Bookstore, Cafe, and Activist Center (NYC)

WORD Books (Brooklyn)

Housing Works Bookstore/Cafe (NYC)

Schools, Departments, Institutes:

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (City University of NY)

Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction (Bloomington, Indiana)

Hetrick-Martin Institute/Harvey Milk High School (NYC)

Gender and Sexuality Center at University of Illinois at Chicago

Professional Organizations:

GLBT Roundtable of the American Library Association

Lesbian and Gay Archivists’ Roundtable of the Society of American Archivists

GLBT Issues Caucus of the Special Libraries Association

Gay and Lesbian Issues Standing Committee (American Association of Law Libraries)

LGBTQ Special Interest Group (Art Libraries Society of North America)

Alliance for Lesbian and Gay Concerns Professional Interest Committee of the American Association of Museums

LGBT Caucus (American Association of Moving Image Archivists)

Committee on LGBT History, affiliate of the American Historical Association

Canadian Committee on the History of Sexuality, a subcommittee of the Canadian Historical Association

LGBT Health Sciences Librarians Special Interest Group (Medical Library Association)

LGBT Users Special Interest Group (International Federation of Library Associations)

List of LGBT Professional Societies/Caucuses/Special Interest Groups (compiled by Harrington Park Press)

Other Projects, Groups, etc.:

Audre Lorde Project (NYC)

Gender Education Center (Minneapolis)

Trans Oral History Project

LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory

StoryCorps OutLoud

LGBT Religious Archives Network

Queer Music Heritage

It Gets Better Project Library Initiative

Brooklyn Community Pride Center (Brooklyn)

Urban Librarians Unite (NYC)

Save NYC Libraries

We Are Librarians

NY Librarians Meetup

Mix LGBT Film Festival (NYC)

Radical Reference

Consortium of Occupy Libraries

LGBT History Month

The Lesbrary


Geeks Out (NYC)