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GLBT History 1979 – KPIX 5 Special Report: Has San Francisco Gay Power Gone Too Far? ~ The Aftermath Of Milk & Moscone Murders – Video

GLBT History 1979 – KPIX 5 Special Report: Has San Francisco Gay Power Gone Too Far? ~ The Aftermath Of Milk & Moscone Murders – Video

Share this:   Watch the Emmy Award winning KPIX People’s 5 report with Don Knapp presented on the 1 yr Anniversary of slain Mayor Moscone & Supervisor Milk’s murders. The 25 minute special report opens joyously with the Village People...
In Remembrance: The Life of Gay Civil Rights Icon Bayard Rustin  (March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987)

In Remembrance: The Life of Gay Civil Rights Icon Bayard Rustin (March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987)

Share this:   Bayard Taylor Rustin was born in West Chester, Pa., March 17, 1912. He had no relationship with his father, and his 16-year-old mother, Florence, was so young he thought she was his sister. From his grandparents, Janifer and Julia Rustin,...
Today In Gay History:  August 23, 1971 – Newsweek Publishes “The Militant Homosexual” – READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Today In Gay History: August 23, 1971 – Newsweek Publishes “The Militant Homosexual” – READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Share this:   On August 23,  1971 Newsweek’magazine publishes“The Militant Homosexual” just two years following the Stonewall riots in NYC’s Grennich Village where it devoted four pages trying to explain it all to its readers where...
Gay History NYC 1979 – 1985:  An Oral History of the Infamous Saint Marks Baths by Paul Lewis

Gay History NYC 1979 – 1985: An Oral History of the Infamous Saint Marks Baths by Paul Lewis

Share this:   The notorious St. Mark’s Baths was … a place of such debauchery someone once described it as “Gomorrah the way it shoulda been.”— Andrei Codrescu, The Villager Long ago and far away, during the age of runaway hedonism that...
Today In Gay History August 15th, 1972: Ohio Refuses To Incorporate Cincinnati Gay Organization

Today In Gay History August 15th, 1972: Ohio Refuses To Incorporate Cincinnati Gay Organization

Share this:   August 15th, 1972 Republican Ohio Secretary of State Ted W. Brown (R) refused to accept the articles of incorporation for the Greater Cincinnati Gay Society. The organization’s proposed articles of incorporation said the group was...
Today In Gay History August 13, 1998: The Bay Area Reporter Prints No Obituaries For The First Time In 10+ Because Of AIDS

Today In Gay History August 13, 1998: The Bay Area Reporter Prints No Obituaries For The First Time In 10+ Because Of AIDS

Share this:   On this day August 13th, 1998 for the first time in over a decade The Bay Area Reporter printed no obituaries. Every week for years BAR reported dozens of obituaries every week for our brothers who succumbed to the plague known as AIDS....
August 1888: Lifelong Transman Discovered As Patient At Iowa Prison Hospital

August 1888: Lifelong Transman Discovered As Patient At Iowa Prison Hospital

Share this: In August of 1888. A regular column in the nineteenth-century journal The Medical Standard included a roundup of items submitted by doctors from the then 38 states, several territories and a number of Canadian provinces. More of a “This...
The NAMES Project:  2000 AIDS Quilt Panels To Be Displayed In NYC August 11th & 12th, 2014

The NAMES Project: 2000 AIDS Quilt Panels To Be Displayed In NYC August 11th & 12th, 2014

Share this:   In June of 1987, a small group of strangers gathered in a San Francisco storefront to document the lives they feared history would neglect and celebrate the lives of people who have died of AIDS-related causes. Their goal was to create...
Vanishing NYC Gay Landmarks: Boots & Saddles On Christopher Street to Close After 40 Years

Vanishing NYC Gay Landmarks: Boots & Saddles On Christopher Street to Close After 40 Years

Share this: Iconic New York City gay bar Boots & Saddle, (Lovingly known as Bras & Girddles to older LGBT New Yorkers)  at 76 Christopher Street in NYC’s West Village, will close after forty years in business because of the city’s...
Forgotten Gay History: August 5, 1970:  The Rockefeller Five and the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA)

Forgotten Gay History: August 5, 1970: The Rockefeller Five and the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA)

Share this: We must always remember that the fight for our civil rights has and always will have a strong base in activism.  We should never expect anyone to “give” us anything unless we push for it.   And that is the reason why we are where...
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