Time is not as strictly linear as is made to believe. While an archive appears to be about the past, it is often equally about the present and the future.
Moments and Movements: Sharing Histories Through Community Archives
Time is not as strictly linear as is made to believe. While an archive appears to be about the past, it is often equally about the present and the future. […]
Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter
The Sexual Minorities Archives and Sexual Minorities Education Foundation stand in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protests within the Pioneer Valley and throughout the country following the murders of Iyanna Dior, Nina […]
Event: Stories of Our LGBTQ Ancestors: Dr. Amber Starbuck and Mabel Stevens
Forbes Library, Northampton MA The Sexual Minorities Archives (SMA) of Holyoke, MA brings to the community a series of history talks about pre-Stonewall era LGBTQ individuals who lived in the […]
Become a Monthly Sustainer & Support our Work Throughout The Year
When you become a monthly sustainer of the Sexual Minorities Archives, you can take pride in knowing that you’re supporting our work, our space, and contributing to the material costs […]
Many Hands Make Archives & Our History Accessible!
This summer, the SMA hosted three student interns and researchers. Their work, along with the work of our twelve dedicated community volunteers, has made the past few months a generative […]
Sappho, the Royal Alexandria Library, and Counterculture Archiving
By Jules Petersen, SMA Summer 2018 Intern Some men say an army of horses and some men say an army on foot and some men say an army of ships […]
Interview: How Leslie Feinberg’s Personal Research Library came to The SMA
Two months before Leslie Feinberg passed away, she wrote to Ben Power Alwin in an email that she wanted to donate her personal research library to the Sexual Minorities Archive.
A Sexual Minorities Archives Rescue Mission: The Pride & Joy Wall Panels
By Samuel Edwards, SMA Summer 2017 Intern 6/29/17 On June 15th, the Sexual Minorities Archives received a call from Michelle Rosenfield about the wood panels from Pride & Joy being […]
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