Resurrecting the Gay History of the Holocaust

Pacifico Silano's "Against Nature" explores an often overlooked and frequently overlooked period of LGBT history: the persecution of gay men by the Nazis.

the untold story of lgbt pioneer lanah p

the untold story of lgbt pioneer lanah p


Lanah P has been there, done that, and pioneered the way for every other mixed-race LGBTQ person who refuses to fit into your stereotypes.

Stuart Milk on Pride, LGBT rights, and what he learned from his uncle Harvey Milk

Stuart Milk on Pride, LGBT rights, and what he learned from his uncle Harvey Milk


Stuart has spent most of his adult life spreading his late uncle’s message of hope. As one of the first openly gay elected officials in the US, Harvey Milk’s fight against discrimination changed the course of LGBT history for the better. Though tragically assassinated in 1978, his story inspired change in his city, country, and around the world.

The Advocate celebrates 50th anniversary

The Advocate celebrates 50th anniversary


The Advocate, the longest running LGBT publication in the country, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The latest issue, number 1091, features covers representing five decades of LGBT history, including the battle for trans rights, the fight for marriage equality, and the work of AIDS activists. 

Stonewall Inn Project to Preserve Stories Behind a Gay Rights Monument

Stonewall Inn Project to Preserve Stories Behind a Gay Rights Monument


A $1 million grant will go toward conserving the oral histories of those who lived through the 1969 riots.

Writer and Philanthropist Chuck Forester on Gay Sex in the 1970s

Writer and Philanthropist Chuck Forester on Gay Sex in the 1970s


"In the 70s, society labeled gay men irresponsible hedonists, so we proudly owned it and by declaring our love of sex we made a political statement."

Just a Bunch of Friends Who Changed LGBT History

Just a Bunch of Friends Who Changed LGBT History


Reverend Troy Perry, Phillip Ray De Blieck, Diane Olson, and Robin Tyler have been agitating for change for half a century.

17 Badass Historical LGBT Women Who Gave Absolutely No Fucks

17 Badass Historical LGBT Women Who Gave Absolutely No Fucks


Everyone should know about 1930s drag king Gladys Bentley. *Swoons*..

Coming Out and Showing Up: An Invite to LGBT History Month

Coming Out and Showing Up: An Invite to LGBT History Month


Coming out and showing up Eleanor Broadbent talks about what flying the rainbow flag for LGBQT History month means. Eleanor works in Equality and Diversity for St Anne’s Community Services. She is also a representative of Leeds City Council’s LGB&T* Community Hub. Every February, we are invited to make ourselves visible as…

City steps in to save SoMa’s Stud bar

City steps in to save SoMa’s Stud bar


Rent hike almost sank 50-year-old LGBT haven this year, so city offers landlord some incentive to lay off.

Developers say secret tunnels under San Francisco gay bars are a myth

Developers say secret tunnels under San Francisco gay bars are a myth


Property under development in San Francisco's Tenderloin District has become the subject of heated debate between LGBT historians and developers.

Red, White, and Rainbow: The National Park Service’s LGBTQ Theme Study

Red, White, and Rainbow: The National Park Service’s LGBTQ Theme Study


On October 11, 2016, National Coming Out Day, the National Park Service (NPS) announced the release of LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History, a 32-chapter, 1,200-page work designed to provide a broad...

A Celebratory      Week for   LGBT     Kansas    Citians

A Celebratory Week for LGBT Kansas Citians


At a significant spot in LGBT history – the northeast corner of Barney Allis Plaza, near 12th and Wyandotte Streets in downtown Kansas City, Mo. – dignitaries, honored guests, organizers and enthusiastic citizens gathered Oct. 20 to witness the unveiling of a historical marker.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

It informs passersby that 50 years ago, gay rights leaders from across the country met for the first time in one place at the State Hotel, once situated catty-corner across the intersection from the new marker.