History - GLBT History Lost & Found
1972 Gay Rights Platform
Platform created at the National Coalition of Gay Organizations Convention held
in Chicago in 1972.
Thanks to Mike Silverman for this wonderful list of all our accomplishments
during the past year.
- The Year 2000 in Review
The ups, downs and all-arounds of GLBT accomplishments and set-backs in the
fight for equal civil rights.
Explore the GLBT Historical Calendar and be a part of
history by helping make it grow.
While much of our history is "missing" - there is still much of it to
Gay and Lesbian
Characters on the Soaps
The Soaps have long been home to edgy, ahead of its time, characters and
content. One of the places where they were amongst the first is in including gay
and lesbian characters and themes. Here they are, past, present and future.
We may have learned about these people throughout our education, but we probability
didn't know that they were gay or lesbian.
of National Coming Out Day
How it all started, along with some advice for those who need some help coming
Real is Our Sense of History?
An insightful article by Patricia Nell Warren.
Von Steuben and Homosexuality
Somebody had to help teach George Washington how to create and lead an army.
This is the man who did just that. The gay man who did just that. They didn't
ask. He didn't tell. But they all knew.
Lesbian and Gay Archive
An awesome collection of GLBT materials from north of the (my) border.
of Gay Literature
How classics were mistranslated throughout the years changing their meanings
along with additional examples.
First Gay Minister
Reverend John Church was also performing gay rites of Holy Matrimony in the
Files: J. Edgar Hoover
A look at the internal documents showing the supression of people and rumors
about J. Edgar Hoover's homosexuality during his lifetime.
& Lesbian Themes in Hispanic Culture and Literature
Overview of course taught at Columbia University.
Holocaust Memorial Site
Do not miss this picture-filled tour of Nazi Concentration camps with emphasis
on the fate of gay and lesbian "criminals" sent to those camps.
Gay Film List
Compiled by the newsgroup soc.motss this is a rather complete list of domestic
films with Gay/Lesbian themes including short commentary on each.
in America: 1996
A seven-part series by the San Francisco Examiner.
The official gay guide to Westminster Abbey.
A virtual walking tour of the village and its GLBT history. Slow to load but
well worth the wait.
Myths & Legends
Take a look at gay and lesbian people through history.
of the Gay Games
Facts from each of the Games including the first year battle when we lost the
battle to call the Games "The Gay Olympics."
From the Congressional Record in 1950 a not so kind look at Homosexuals in
A significant work that takes a look at the process of (and problems with)
writing our history.
The story of Anne Bonny and Mary Reed.
Chapter excerpts from an oral history of Lesbian and Gay Southern Life from
Angeles Lesbian History 1970-1990
All text page all interesting information.
Frequently Banned Books in the 90s
We're represented well in 10th and 18th place.
Again: The Pink Triangle Pages
The Nazis didn't just murder 6 000 000 Jews they murdered 12 000 000 people many
of them gays and lesbians.
Symbols: The Lambda
How the lambda came to be chosen as one of our symbols.
Online version of an incredible exhibit Columbia held from May 25 to September
17, 1994 as part of the international celebration of the twenty-fifth
anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
If you've ever wondered how the Rainbow Flag came into being here's where you'll
of Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep
Ancient lovers together for eternity.
Full reprint of a 1974 "Gay Liberation" pamphlet. It's most
interesting to read and gives one pause to think "How far have we
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