Past Events

Que(e)ry has hosted several events across the country, many of which are fundraisers for a local LGBTQ+ Archive, Museum, or Library. We are grateful to all of the co-hosts, DJs, performers, venues, photographers, and prize donors who have made these events possible.

Que(e)ry @ ALA New Orleans

June 24, 2018, the Tigermen Den and the Country Club, New Orleans, Louisiana

ALA Annual dance party and fundraiser for LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana, and Last Call NOLA History Project; with queer lit selfie booth sponsored by the New Orleans Public Library; pool party at the Country Club.

Que(e)ry/Libraries Resist

December 3, 2017, the Rosemont, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for the Interference Archive; with Libraries Resist

Off Chances/Que(e)ry Chicago: Pride Edition

June 25, 2017, Danny's Bar, Chicago, Illinois

ALA Annual dance party and fundraiser for Center on Halsted; with Off Chances

Que(e)ry @ ALA Midwinter Atlanta

January 22, 2017, Sister Louisa's Church, Atlanta, Georgia

ALA Midwinter meetup and fundraiser for Charis Circle and Southerners on New Ground

"Hug a Homosexual" at ALA Orlando

June 24, 2016, Orlando, Florida

"Hug a Homo" commemorative action on the ALA Annual Convention Exhibit Floor

Que(e)ry @ ALA Midwinter Boston

January 10, 2016, the Alley Bar, Boston, Massachusetts

ALA Midwinter meetup

Que(e)ry @ ALA San Francisco

June 28, 2015, the Make Out Room, San Francisco

ALA Annual dance party and fundraiser for GLBT Historical Society; cosponsored by EveryLibrary.

Que(e)ry @ ACRL Portland

March 27, 2015, the Embers Avenue, Portland, Oregon

ACRL Conference meetup

Que(e)ry @ ALA Midwinter Chicago

February 1, 2015, the Downtown Bar, Chicago, Illinois

Meetup at ALA Midwinter

Que(e)ry: Bibliophilia

November 13, 2014, Friends and Lovers, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for Library & National History Archives of the LGBT Center of NYC

Que(e)ry @ ALA Vegas

June 29, 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada at Phoenix Bar and Lounge

ALA Annual party, featuring "Moverz & Shakerz" Burlesque revue and Librarian Wardrobe Photo Booth. Fundraiser for the Burlesque Hall of Fame

Que(e)ry: Overdue

September 28, 2013, The Cake Shop, New York, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, and Pop-Up Museum of Queer History

Que(e)ry: Leather Bound @ ALA Chicago

July 1, 2013, Continental Lounge, Chicago, Illinois

ALA Annual dance party with Chances Dances, and featuring Big Dipper and Tamale.

Fundraiser for the Leather Archives and Museum, and the Critical Fierceness Grant

3rd Birthday Happy Hour

June 19, 2013, Metropolitan Bar, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Happy hour meetup for Que(e)ry's 3rd Birthday

Que(e)rySF

April 11, 2013, El Rio, San Francisco, California

Que(e)rySF's first dance party and fundraiser for the Center for Sex and Culture

Story Time with Que(e)ry Librarians

March 1, 2013, Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, New York, N.Y.

Story time featuring readings of LGBTQ+ YA and Children's literature

Que(e)ry: Graphic Content

November 24, 2012, Public Assembly, New York, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for the Tom of Finland Foundation, with additional proceeds to the Ali Forney Center and book drive for Urban Librarians Unite's Children's Book Relief Drive following Hurricane Sandy

Que(e)ry: The Library is Open

September 22, 2012, Public Assembly, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for Lesbian Herstory Archives; part of the Et cetera 2012 Festival, featuring People at Parties.

Beach Blanket Batgrrl

August 17, 2012, One Last Shag, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance and costume party with Geeks Out

Que(e)ry VI: Biblio-Curious

March 24, 2012, TBD Lounge, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for Gerber-Hart Library & Archives

Que(e)ry V: Open Access

November 19, 2011, Stonewall Inn, New York, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for the Queer Zine Archive Project, and book drive for the Occupy Wall Street Library

Que(e)ry IV: Authority Control

June 11, 2011, Stonewall Inn, New York, N.Y. and June 12, 2011, Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for the Lesbian Herstory Archives and the Tom of Finland Foundation; with morning-after Books-B-Q BBQ co-hosted by the Desk Set, with raffle prizes and continued fundraising.

Que(e)ry III: Main Entry

March 18, 2011, Blackout Bar, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for the Transgender Archive, Houston.

Que(e)ry II: On Reserve

September 24, 2010, Blackout Bar, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dance party and fundraiser for the Leather Archives and Museum, and LGBT Community Center Library

Que(e)ry

June 18, 2010, Blackout Bar, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Que(e)ry's first-ever dance party and fundraiser for the Lesbian Herstory Archives and the Tom of Finland Foundation.