Closeted/Out into the Quadrangles: a brief history of LGBTQ lifetime during the University of Chicago

In 2011, the guts for the analysis of Gender and Sexuality launched Closeted/Out in the Quadrangles, a task documenting lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) life in the University of Chicago through the very early 20th century through the current day. In Spring 2015, the project culminated in a exhibition into the Special Collections Research Center at Regenstein Library and a permanent dental history archive that could be accessed by generations to come…