During this period of closure of Gerber/Hart’s physical space, we are offering opportunities for virtual programs and resources.

10% Show

The 10% Show was a monthly Chicago-based cable access news magazine that ran 21 episodes between 1989-1990. It presented the wide spectrum of LGBTQ life in Chicago and has preserved historical record of the important events and issues as well as the activities and entertainment of that time period.

Newly digitized episodes and can be viewed at The 10% Show and by subscribing to the Gerber/Hart YouTube channel. New episodes will be added weekly.

Video Potpourri

Newly digitized videos from Special Collections can be viewed at Video Potpourri and by subscribing to the Gerber/Hart YouTube channel. Videos includes events from bars and organziations.

Virtual Panels and Interviews

On ongoing collection of contemporary interviews related to LGBTQ culture and history.


BiblioBoard Library of Illinois had a variety of free e-books to read, including a selection of LGBTQ books. Just click on this link: https://library.biblioboard.com/welcome. On the login screen, click on the “BiblioBoard Library of Illinois” button. To find LGBTQ items try the following searches: LGBTQ, LGBT, lesbian, gay, queer, bisexual, transgender (note: there is not much for the last two terms). If you accessing from a server outside of Illinois, you may not be able to access the site.