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April 15, 1912:  The Forgotten Gay Passengers of the RMS Titanic

April 15, 1912: The Forgotten Gay Passengers of the RMS Titanic

Share this:   Just before midnight on April 14th. 1912 the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in the in the North Atlantic Ocean. The sinking of Titanic in the early morning hours of the next day caused the deaths of more than 1,500 people...
Watch Rare Footage of the First NYC Gay Pride Parade – Christopher St Gay Liberation Day 1970 (Video)

Watch Rare Footage of the First NYC Gay Pride Parade – Christopher St Gay Liberation Day 1970 (Video)

Share this:   It’s only 38 seconds long but what a powerful 38 seconds. This is when the Pride Parade had no floats, no go-go boys, and topless Dykes on Bikes.  It was a parade of people.  Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered. All ages,...
EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY – Win a “I Am Divine” DVD Gift Set! (Cha-cha Heels Not Included)

EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY – Win a “I Am Divine” DVD Gift Set! (Cha-cha Heels Not Included)

Share this:   Back2Stonewall.com in conjuncture with Wolfe Video and Brigade Marketing are giving away (2) two “I Am Divine” DVD Gift Sets this weekend! Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Schwartz (Spine Tingler! The William...
Today In LGBT History: March 30, 1973 – Jill Johnston’s “Lesbian Nation: The Feminist Solution” Published

Today In LGBT History: March 30, 1973 – Jill Johnston’s “Lesbian Nation: The Feminist Solution” Published

Share this:   March 30th, 1973:  Jill Johnston’s book of essays Lesbian Nation is published which calls for a lesbian movement separate from the gay rights movement. A writer for The Village Voice Johnston is one of  the first leaders of...
Today In Gay History –  March 23, 1874:  Father of Modern Magazine Design J. C. Leyendecker Born

Today In Gay History – March 23, 1874: Father of Modern Magazine Design J. C. Leyendecker Born

Share this: March 23, 1874 – J. C. Leyendecker perhaps the most successful commercial artist of the 20th century was born in Montabour, Germany. He is best known for his poster, book and advertising illustrations, the trade character known as The...
HBO Films Releases Teaser Trailer for “The Normal Heart” – Video

HBO Films Releases Teaser Trailer for “The Normal Heart” – Video

Share this: The Normal Heart is a largely autobiographical 1985 play by Larry Kramer which debuted Off-Broadway and now, almost 30 years later been adapted for the screen by HBO Films. It focuses on the rise of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York...
Today In Gay History: March 9, 1969 – Police Beat Gay Man to Death During Los Angeles Hotel Raid

Today In Gay History: March 9, 1969 – Police Beat Gay Man to Death During Los Angeles Hotel Raid

Share this: The Dover Hotel was a five-story brick building in downtown Los Angeles.  The hotel operated as an early version of the soon to become popular bathhouse scene.  Gay men checked in, removed their clothing, and laid on their beds with the...
Jamie Lee Curtis To Produce Biopic Honoring Gay Major League Baseball Player Glenn Burke

Jamie Lee Curtis To Produce Biopic Honoring Gay Major League Baseball Player Glenn Burke

Share this:   Before there was Michael Sams or Jason Collins there was Glenn Burke. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is putting on her producer’s cap to make a film honoring the memory of Glenn Burke, a professional athlete who came out of the closet...
Back2Stonewall’s Sunday Tea Dance Flashback 1982 – 1983:  Laura Branigan “Gloria” and “Solitaire”

Back2Stonewall’s Sunday Tea Dance Flashback 1982 – 1983: Laura Branigan “Gloria” and “Solitaire”

Share this:Laura Branigan is best remembered for her 1982 Platinum-certified hit “Gloria” which US Billboard Hot 100 for 36 weeks in 1982. Branigan is also remembered for the Top 10 “Solitaire” and for the number-one Adult Contemporary...
Back2Stonewall Sunday Tea Dance Flashback:  “Ring My Bell” by Anita Ward (1979) – Video

Back2Stonewall Sunday Tea Dance Flashback: “Ring My Bell” by Anita Ward (1979) – Video

Share this:“Ring My Bell” is a 1979 disco song and gay anthem sung by Anita Ward. It was originally written for Stacy Lattisaw, but when she signed with a different label, Ward was asked to sing it instead and it became her only major hit...
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