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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Sites

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at San Antonio
Title: A Guide to the Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection
Dates: 2004-
Abstract: Web collection of Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related web sites crawled by the University of Texas at San Antonio using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web crawler beginning in 2009. The collection includes web sites, Facebook pages, and Twitter feeds created by Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related organizations in the Rio Grande Valley area.
Identification: MS 328
Extent: 19 web sites
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

A collection of Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related web sites crawled by the University of Texas at San Antonio using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web crawler beginning in 2009. The collection includes 17 web sites created by Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related organizations in the Rio Grande Valley area. Also included are links to previous web crawls preformed by the Internet Archive between 2004-2008 for selected web sites. Full text search of web collection and browsing of the collection's videos are available at the Archive-It web site.

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Arrangement

Web sites are arranged alphabetically by organization, then chronologically by crawl date.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on these materials.

Usage Restrictions

Please contact University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections for further information about copyright issues and permission to publish items from this collection.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Gays--Texas--Rio Grande Valley--Societies and clubs.
Gays--Texas--Rio Grande Valley--Political activity.
Lesbians--Texas--Rio Grande Valley.
Gay activists--Texas--Rio Grande Valley.
Stonewall Democrats--Texas--Rio Grande Valley.
Locations
Rio Grande Valley--History--21st century.
Genres/Formats
Digital images.
Electronic newsletters.
Online databases.
Streaming videos.
Local Subjects
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resources
Texas History

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Related Material

General Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection

San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection

San Antonio HIV/AIDS Related Web Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[URL], Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection, 2004-, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Web sites gathered beginning in November, 2009 using the Archive-It web crawler.

Processing Information

Created by Nikki Lynn Thomas, Manuscripts Curator, January 2010.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Sites

Full text search of the entire collection and browsing of the collection's videos are available at the Archive-It web site.
Club 33
Homepage created by Club 33. Club 33 is an alternative lifestyle bar and nightclub in McAllen, Texas.
Homepage, 2011-
Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals of the Rio Grande Valley
Blog maintained by gay, lesbian, bisexual individuals in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Blog, 2010
Gay Marriage Blog
Blog maintained by anonymous woman in Brownsville, Texas.
Blog, 2010
Gay Straight RGV Livejournal Community Page
Livejournal page created for the Gay Straight RGV community. Basically, this place is for those people that are from the Rio Grande Valley. Anyone can join and well, the more people the better this place will be.
Livejournal page, 2010-
La Calle
Homepage and Twitter feed created by La Calle, a gay guide to the Rio Grande Valley, including information about bars, clubs and music.
Homepage, 2010-
Twitter feed, 2010-
Mount Calvary Christian Church
Facebook page and homepage created by the Mount Calvary Christian Church. An open and affirming church based on Christ's never-ending love and forgiveness. Welcoming--Christian Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, transgenders, and our Straight Allies.
Facebook page, 2010
Homepage, 2010-
Reel Valley Pride Slide
Photograph page of Reel Valley Pride.Reel Valley Pride was created with the goal to offer the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender(GLBT)community a fun and social gathering. The event is about coming together as a community, whether you're Gay (GLBT) or Straight. We are all volunteers. The events depicted were held at Cine El Rey in McAllen, Texas.
Homepage, 2010-
Rio Grande Valley LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Facebook page created by the Rio Grande Valley LBGT Chamber of Commerce. Rio Grande Valley LGBT Chamber of Commerice was created to promote a positive image of LGBT persons as well as the economic development and vitality of LGBT businesses and the businesses and professional organizations that support them, and, to facilitate the personal, professional and social growth of its Members via the exchange of ideas, resources, information and networking opportunities throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Facebook page, 2010
Rio Grande Valley Prime Timers Chapter 72
Homepage created by the Rio Grande Valley Prime Timers chapter 72. Prime Timers Worldwide is a non-profit, noncommercial, nonsectarian and nonpartisan organization open to gay and bisexual men ages 21 and over who subscribe for the purpose of socialization and fellowship, in a safe environment. RGV Prime Timers Chapter 72 is located in the Beautiful Rio Grande Valley of Texas, which along with our Mexican brothers, makes us a truly international chapter.
Homepage, 2010-
Rio Grande Valley Stonewall Young Democrats
Facebook page created by the Rio Grande Valley Stonewall Young Democrats. The purpose of the group is to build a community of passionate progressives excited about political and societal issues, who are giving voice to their priorities and taking action in a grassroots community-oriented manner on matters of both local and national prominence. Membership is open to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) individuals as well as straight supporters, under age 41.
Facebook page, 2010
Speak Your Mind (Brownsville, Tex.)
Homepage created by Speak Your Mind in Brownsville, Texas, a group of friends that got together and found that they feel the same about things.
Homepage
2004-2008
2010-
Speak Your Mind (Rio Grande Valley, Texas)
Homepage created by Speak Your Mind, a group of friends that got together and found that they feel the same about things.
Homepage, 2010-
Splash South Padre Island
Homepage created by Splash South Padre Island. Splash welcomes everyone from the GLBT community to a weekend full of great events and fun on the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island.
Homepage
2009
2011-
Stonewall Democrats of the Rio Grande Valley
Homepage and Twitter feed created by the Stonewall Democrats of the Rio Grande Valley. The Stonewall Democrats of the Rio Grande Valley is an organization of politically active individuals working for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community in the Rio Grande Valley and the state of Texas.
Homepage, 2010-
Twitter feed, 2010-
Valley Squeeze
Homepage created by Valley Squeeze. Valley Squeeze is a website covering a variety of entertainment in the Rio Grande Valley.
Homepage, 2010-

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