Past Events

Que(e)ry has hosted several events across the country, many of which were 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.

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

Danny's Bar, Chicago, Illinois

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

Sister Louisa's Church, Atlanta, Georgia

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

Orlando, Florida

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

The Alley Bar, Boston, Massachusetts

ALA Midwinter meetup

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

Phoenix Bar and Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada

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 11-12, 2011

Stonewall Inn, New York, N.Y. and 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: First Edition - 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.