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Tag: ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY

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Alabama Department of Archives & History featured 'Queer South' archivist in 2022 'Food For Thought' lunchtime lecture

Dr. Maigen Sullivan's presentation of the "Invisible No More: Alabama's LGBTQ History" program last month at the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) was not the first time subject matter of this nature was featured by the state agency.

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Archives & History director Steve Murray claims June LGBTQ event 'a legitimate historical inquiry' — 'It wasn't about contemporary political issues'

"It was very much a traditional talk in the way of a speaker coming in who has done research on a topic and presenting that historical research in a way that is very consistent with our long-standing pattern that really approaches just about every topic under the sun in Alabama history," Murray said.

Archives & History Alabama News
'It's embarrassing to me that we have to have this conversation' — State Sen. Elliott defends defunding Department of Archives and History over LGBT event

After the Alabama Department of Archives and History hosted Dr. Maigen Sullivan for her talk on Alabama’s LGBT history, Senator Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) sponsored a bill to revoke $5 million in funding from the agency over the talk’s sexual content.

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State Sen. Elliott to drop legislation during upcoming special session cutting $5 million from Alabama Department of Archives and History in wake of LGBTQ+ event

Legislation is in the works to remove $5 million in funding to the Alabama Department of Archives and History after it hosted a luncheon about Alabama's LGBTQ history.

Archives & History Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott: Expect more lawmaker scrutiny of ADAH after LGBTQ+ event — 'You're talking about sex in the Alabama Archives & History building'

The Alabama Department of Archives & History (ADAH) caught several lawmakers' attention after hosting a luncheon last week about Alabama's LGBTQ history.

AL Dept of Archives and History Lon Worley Alabama News
FLASHBACK: Alabama Department of Archives and History says ‘systemic racism remains a reality in American society’

Thursday’s event wasn’t the first time the department waded head-first into woke social issues.

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House Majority Leader Stadthagen: Dept. of Archives and History’s LGBTQ+ event ‘alarming and disappointing’

"Invisible No More: Alabama’s LGBTQ+ History" is the topic of the department’s June Food for Thought luncheon.

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Alabama Department of Archives and History hosting 'Alabama’s LGBTQ+ History' event — 'Invisible No More'

The Alabama Department of Archives and History is hosting a luncheon this week to hear about Alabama’s LGBTQ history.