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View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

LGBTQ at Georgetown

This guide will introduce patrons to the material held in the University Archives that documents the history of LGBTQ at Georgetown.

History of the LGBTQ Community at Georgetown

An extensive history of Georgetown's LGBTQ community can be found via the LGBTQ Histories at Georgetown blog created by LGBTQ Resource Center Director Sivagami Subbaraman. The blog covers events from the initial approval by the Student Activities Commission (SAC) of a charter for the Gay People of Georgetown University (GPGU) in 1979 up to the founding of the LGBTQ Resource Center in 2008.


Article in The Hoya announcing the formation of the group Gay Georgetown Students, a precursor to the GPGU, 1977



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