The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions

The ArQuives's Digital Exhibitions

Explore highlights from The ArQuives’s collections of personal and organizational papers, artifacts, ephemera and more!

Queer Connections

Tabloid newspapers eventually began to post personals for men seeking men, allowing formerly isolated individuals to develop connections through letters and photographs. Combined with advertisements for queer meeting places and pornography, these new avenues of communication fostered sexual exploration, romantic expression, and the ability for a stigmatized minority to create networks and seize personal agency.

 

Queer Connections