The Educational Resources page features projects you can use in a classroom or your own personal learning journey. We are working on adding middle school and high school level lesson plans.
- Generations of Pride: Middle Tennessee’s LGBTQ+ History. Created by Sarah Calise, Nashville Queer History. Various iterations of this exhibit have existed since Spring 2022, when it first displayed at MTSU’s Walker Library with four exhibit panels. Today, this exhibit has grown to ten panels.
- Coming Home: A History of Queer Nightlife in Nashville. Created in April 2022 by MTSU Public History graduate students Laura Headlee, Rian Rowland, Bethany Ewald, and Valeria Eadler as part of a class project.
Walking and Driving Tours
- Nashville LGBTQ History Driving Tour. Created by Nashville Queer History and Nashville Sites in March 2023. This is a driving tour highlighting some of the most significant stories in Nashville’s queer past with narration from Dr. Marisa Richmond. The tour takes roughly 2 hours to complete. You can also take the tour virtually.
- Take to the Streets is a zine that accompanies the above Nashville LGBTQ History Driving Tour. Designed by Wessinger Deason, NQH intern.
- Sports!, part of Nashville Queer History’s Mini-Zines Series, Number 1. Created by Sarah Calise, originally for the Sounds Pride Night held on June 22, 2023.
- Music City Drag, part of Nashville Queer History’s Mini-Zines Series, Number 2. Created by Sarah Calise, originally handed out at Bianca Paige Day on August 26, 2023.