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LGBT History: Home

A guide for members of the Simmons community interested in learning about the history of the LGBT+ community in the US
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The Beatley library at Simmons College is an academic library that serves a populations of around 6000 students and faculty. The undergraduate population is all women and woman-aligned individuals and the graduate programs are coed.

This is a guide for Simmons College community members who wish to learn about the history of the LGBT+ community in the United States. This pathfinder provides resources that present a broad overview of LGBT history, as well as resources for researchers who wish to consult primary source documents about LGBT communities, activist groups and individuals in repositories in the Northeastern US.