Paul Kuntzler has remained involved in activism and D.C. politics for decades.
Reverend Troy Perry, Phillip Ray De Blieck, Diane Olson, and Robin Tyler have been agitating for change for half a century.
Everyone should know about 1930s drag king Gladys Bentley. *Swoons*..
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…
Rent hike almost sank 50-year-old LGBT haven this year, so city offers landlord some incentive to lay off.
Property under development in San Francisco's Tenderloin District has become the subject of heated debate between LGBT historians and developers.
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...
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.
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.
Incredible how far we've come... and the analogies to social and civil rights issues of today is uncanny.
Whenever Anthony Louis gets onstage to sing - which is not often anymore - he likes to tell a story.
Janet Mock is a New York Times best-selling author, television host and transgender advocate. She hosts a weekly online series on MSNBC.com called “So POPular” and is the founder of #GirlsLikeUs, a social media project created to empower transgender women around the world. She came out publicly as transgender in 2011 and was featured in Marie Claire magazine.
The creation of Stonewall National Monument not only marked the first time a landmark related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history reached that status, but was the most visible step in a campaign the National Park Service started in 2014 to identify sites of LGBT heritage and tell their stories.
In a city synonymous with the gay rights movement, that raises a question: What sites or neighborhoods that have been part of that history should be considered for such a designation next?
In Joel Strack's words, an exhibit of Central Florida gay history at the Orange County Regional History Center
Tucked away on the shore of Staten Island is a handsome house that was saved from demolition in the 1980s and today is on the National Register of Historic Places. But it's who lived there and who she lived with that is most interesting to LGBTs.
Alice Austen was one of America's earliest and most prolific female photographers. She lived in the house, called Clear Comfort and now formally known as the Alice Austen House, with her mother when she was growing up, and later, with her longtime partner, Gertrude Tate. That the women didn't consider themselves lesbians is not lost on historians, who are now working to reinterpret Austen's story to more fully include Tate.
Six LGBT landmarks across England have been given special status to celebrate the country's "queer history".