Category Archives: LGBT History

LGBT History: Freedom of the Press and a LGBT Publication

David Savage from the LA Times author a piece from our gay history. ONE Magazine, a 1950s Los Angeles gay publication, was considered obscene by the post office who refused to mail it. The publishers filed a lawsuit, eventually going … Continue reading

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Old Tropes on Homosexuality Never Fade

From the blog site Joe. My. God comes this meme post from 38 years ago. Some background from South Florida Pride’s website: In 1977, Florida’s Dade County (now Miami-Dade County) passed a human-rights ordinance that prohibited discrimination on the basis … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: The World’s First LGBT Same-Sex Couple Registry

via Joe. My. God. On October 1st 1989, An event unlike any before in history took place at the Copenhagen town hall in Denmark. That Sunday, a national law went into effect that allowed same-sex couples to be joined in … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Smithsonian Museum Collects LGBT History

I have said to many a person that I’m keeping my own personal memorabilia for the day the Smithsonian opens the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) museum. Now, it looks like the Smithsonian may be ready to accept … Continue reading

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Director To Launch LGBT History Documentary Starring You

Joe Jervis, blogger for Joe. My. God., reports that director Stu Maddix, who’s fims Include the documentary Gen Silent, is launching a new documentary project. The project, entitled Reel In The Closet, wants to trace Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: The Lesbian Avengers

From The Huffington Post: Back in 1992, a radical activist group called the Lesbian Avengers staged a demonstration in front of a schoolyard in Queens, N.Y., handing kids balloons instructing them to “ask about lesbian lives.” The flyers that they … Continue reading

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LGBT History: Gay Pride at 45

The website Gay Cities has a photographic look back at gay prides from the last 45 years. See more photos

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