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Coming Out as Wiki Editors: Queer Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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Wikipedia is the largest, most popular online reference work, covering all areas of history and contemporary life. However, both the topics it covers and the people who edit its articles don’t reflect the diversity of the LGBTQ community. In honor of LGBTQ History Month, join us for a Queer Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Together we’ll improve representation of LGBTQ people, events, and topics in Wikipedia. No prior experience editing Wikipedia is necessary. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP:

This event will take place in the ScholarSpace (Room 206), and is free and open to the public. If you require accommodations, or use English as a second language, please email: Meredith Kahn ( or Kush Patel ( by October 5, 2018.

Location: Hatcher Graduate Library, 913 S. University Avenue, Floor 2, Room 206 ScholarSpace. Ask for directions to "ScholarSpace" at any Library Information desk.

Parking near Hatcher Graduate Library:
- Public street parking on Tappan Ave, public garage parking in Forest Street Parking Structure
- U-M Blue parking in Church Street Structure
- Accessible parking in U-M Lot C-5, off S. University between Hatcher Graduate Library and Shapiro Undergraduate Library
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When and Where

Map Hatcher Graduate Library - ScholarSpace (Room 206)

October 2018

12:00pm - 4:00pm

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