The Arizona Queer Archives is the state of Arizona’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex (LGBTQI) collecting archives of the Institute for LGBT Studies at the University of Arizona.
As a community-focused archives, the Arizona Queer Archives, AQA, uses and pulls queer -- as theory and practice -- into the way we go about collecting, preserving, and making AQA collections accessible to develop an archives that is for, by, and about us. We want an archives that is flexible and playful and one that is a living and breathing story of our lives.
For more information, please contact us at azqueerarchives AT email.arizona.edu.
The AQA is grateful for the financial support from the community. Special thanks to:
Monica Casper "In Memory of Lionel Cantu"
Emily Davidson "In Memory of Evelyn Davidson"
Judith Brown "In Honor of Dr. Jill Koyama"
Janice Welchert "In Honor of Jill Koyama"
Ellen Melamed "In Honor of Jill Koyama"
Anonymous "In Memory of Jamie Kors"
Lavina Tomer "In Honor of Dr. Jamie Lee"
Paul Douglas Noffsinger
Cathy Hemler & Stephanie Bader "In Memory of Bonnie Folse"
V Spike Peterson
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This exhibit showcases items pertaining to the Wingspan Community Center, which was a nonprofit resource center that existed in Tucson,...
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