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Lesbian Studies: A Pictorial History: African American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Persons in Kentucky

The research and study of lesbians.

2015 Black History Month Virtual Exhibit - UK Special Collections

A Pictorial History: African American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Persons in Kentucky

1st showing at UK King Library, February-March 2015.  Sponsors:   UK Special Collections Research Center, African American and Africana Studies, and student organization Shades of Pride.

2nd showing at Lexington Public Library, August-September 2015. Sponsors: UK Special Collections Research Center, African American and Africana Studies, community organization Bluegrass Black Pride and JustFundKY.

3rd showing at Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, September-October 2016. Sponsors: UK Special Collections Research Center, community organization Bluegrass Black Pride, Inc.

Online version of the Exhibit is permanently located in UKnowledge.

VIEW ENTIRE ONLINE EXHIBIT

Exhibit Image

In 1960, Lexington Detectives James Perkins and Carl Shye raid drag show at Lyric Theater and put performer "*Princess de Carlo" in wagon.  Image from UK Special Collections Research Center, John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader Collection. accession number R.2531.02