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Two generations of drag: How LGBT history went from Dame Gracy to Donna Trump
From being arrested for walking the streets, to standing proudly before the world's press outside the Westminster Abbey
November 17, 2018
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   #DragQueen
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LGBTQ History Month: Transgender and gender-nonconforming pioneers
From Sylvia Rivera to Miss Major, meet some of the the country's pioneering trans and gender-nonconforming activists.
October 29, 2018
  
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   #Transgender
Midnight for New York’s 1960s Gay Community?
A review of "Midnight at the Never Get," a play with a lot of history.
October 12, 2018
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   #GayTheatre
   #LGBTHistory
Lorraine Hansberry: Radiant, Radical — And More Than 'Raisin'
A new biography of the African-American playwright shows that she was so much more than her most famous work: A Raisin in the Sun.
September 22, 2018
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   #LGBTHistory
Queercore: behind a documentary reliving the gay punk movement
As the origins of the radical subculture are explored in a new film director Yony Leyser and key figure Bruce LaBruce discuss its relevancy today
September 20, 2018
   #GayNYC
   #GayFilm
   #LGBTHistory
Exploring Sonoma’s LGBT history
Monthly meeting of senior group looks back in time.
September 18, 2018
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   #LGBTHistory
How LGBTQ Musicians Broke Barriers To The Mainstream
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
September 15, 2018
   #GayNYC
   #GayMusic
   #LGBTHistory
The hidden gay history of paper dolls.
Infinitely adaptable and easy to conceal, these toys were surprisingly appealing to gay men in the 1950s.
August 27, 2018
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A 1968 police raid on Fire Island led to one lawyer making LGBT history
After 27 men were arrested in 1968 at The Pines, the Mattachine Society picked cigar-chomping Benny Vuturo to represent them. He told them to plead not guilty.
August 26, 2018
   #GayFireIsland
   #LGBTHistory
Project uncovering South’s hidden LGBTQ history
A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, a region that once all but forced gays, lesbians and others to live in hiding.
August 20, 2018
  
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Last gay bar in the Tenderloin never a drag
“Cowboy Bob!” they shout. A silhouetted figure, slightly hunched and topped with something akin to a park ranger’s hat, enters out of the bright daylight into the small, cramped space that sits at the eastern edge of The Tenderloin on Turk Street. A regular has arrived at Aunt Charlie’s Lounge, bearing a boxed dinner from Popson’s from around the corner on Market Street, a gift for Gabriel, the me...
August 17, 2018
   #GaySF
   #GayBars
   #LGBTHistory
Holocaust memory and gay rights activism to be discussed
Jake Newsome of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington will present “Pink Triangle Legacies: Holocaust Memory and Gay Rights Activism” in Wilton Manors on Aug 28.
August 16, 2018
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   #LGBTHistory
Elmhurst corner co-named for Latino activist added to interactive map of historic LGBT sites
An Elmhurst corner co-named for a Colombian-born Queens resident who helped organize annual Queens Pride Parade has been added to a digital map of historic LGBT spots in New York City. The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project announced that it has added Guillermo Vasquez Corner, located at the corner of 77th Street and Broadway, has been added …
August 15, 2018
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   #LGBTHistory
The Most Famous Lesbian Photographer You’ve Never Heard of — Until Now
Donna Gottschalk’s photographs reveal the radical lesbian, sometimes separatist, communities she was a part of in the late ’60s and ’70s.
August 14, 2018
  
   #LGBTHistory
   #Lesbian
Meet "LGBT Cleveland" Author Ken Schneck at Uptown's Cle Clothing
Wed 8/15 @ 6-8PM College professor/comedian/radio host/gay activist/storyteller/author Ken Schneck recently released a fascinating book called LGBT Cleveland, packed with photos and stories about Cleveland’s... READ MORE
August 14, 2018
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   #LGBTHistory
Fighter Pilot, Racing Driver, Prisoner of War, Transgender Pioneer: The Incredible Story of Roberta Cowell
Roberta Cowell isn’t generally a name you hear when we talk about incredible women behind the wheel. Her laundry list of achievements is a long one, but her disappearance from the public eye was orchestrated by the woman herself. A name that we should be celebrating is one that’s become tarnished by the confusion of social norms and outdated etiquette.
August 12, 2018
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   #LGBTHistory
   #Transgender
How a ban on extracurricular clubs in Salt Lake City schools led to ‘an important milestone in gay rights’ 20 years ago
She’d walk out to her car and the tires would be slashed. She’d go to her locker and it would be broken open. She’d be called to the principal’s office and sit there for the entire school day because someone had called in a threat.
August 04, 2018
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   #LGBTRights
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From Whence We Came: Our LGBTQ ATL History
Think you know gay Atlanta history? We start in 1826. Come see what we found.
August 03, 2018
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The Changer and the Changed: Olivia Records’ Judy Dlugacz and Cris Williamson to be Honored at 2018 Americana Honors and Awards

Judy Dlugacz and Cris Williamson, LGBTQ rights activists, outspoken feminists, and recording industry pioneers are to be honored at the 17th Annual Americana Honors and Awards, in receiving the 2018 J...
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August 02, 2018

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   #GayMusic
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Vancouver Pride Parade marshal chronicled LGBT movement for over 40 years
Ron Dutton created the B.C. Gay and Lesbian Archives in 1976 and amassed over three quarter of a million items over the years: photos, posters, audio recordings, videos and more.
August 01, 2018
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   #GayPride
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Dick Leitsch, whose ‘Sip-In’ was a milestone for the gay rights movement, dies at 83
“His actions,” one historian said, “helped make it easier for a generation of gay people to come out and be openly gay.”
July 21, 2018
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   #LGBTHistory
Olivia Records’ Judy Dlugacz and Cris Williamson to Receive Americana Jack Emerson Lifetime Achievement Award for Executive
Pioneering record label founders to be honored at the 17th Americana Honors & Awards, September 12 in Nashville, Tennessee - The Americana Music Association® names Judy Dlugacz and Cris Williamson, two of the Olivia Records founders, as recipients of the 2018 Jack Emerson Lifetime Achievement Award for Executive. The honor will be presented to Judy and Cris at the 17th annual Americana Honors ...
July 20, 2018
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   #GayMusic
   #LGBTHistory
Recovering LGBT History Along Route 66
These gay bars along Route 66 may be gone, but they can live on in our history books—and in our photos.
July 18, 2018
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   #GayBooks
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How Gay Activists Challenged the Politics of Civility
From pie-throwing to shouting down public figures, these groups disturbed the establishment to effect change
July 11, 2018
  
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