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September 13, 2001:  Jerry Falwell Blames Gays and Lesbians for 9/11- Video

September 13, 2001: Jerry Falwell Blames Gays and Lesbians for 9/11- Video

Share this:   On September 13, 2001 the Reverend Jerry Falwell founder of Liberty University  and co-founded the Moral Majority left one of his last and most hateful marks in history when while the ashes were still smoldering at the site of...
9/11 In Memoriam:  Remembering Our Fallen LGBT Brothers and Sisters

9/11 In Memoriam: Remembering Our Fallen LGBT Brothers and Sisters

Share this: Remembering and Honoring The LGBT Heroes and Victims of 9/11 Please everyone take a minute to read this list and reflect and remember our fallen brothers and sisters listed here and all those victims of that fateful day and say a silent...
September 07, 1952:  Sen. Joseph McCarthy Brags About The Destruction of 145 “Deviates” Lives

September 07, 1952: Sen. Joseph McCarthy Brags About The Destruction of 145 “Deviates” Lives

Share this: Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s (R-WI) and closet-case right-hand henchman Roy Cohn’s (pictured above)  anti-Communist hearings are a dark, and sinister stain in Gay and Lesbian history as well as America history.  McCarthy’s campaign was...
LGBT Unsung Hero – Dr. Evelyn Hooker Who Disproved The Diagnosis That Gays Are Mentally Ill Diagnosis – Video

LGBT Unsung Hero – Dr. Evelyn Hooker Who Disproved The Diagnosis That Gays Are Mentally Ill Diagnosis – Video

Share this: Psychologist Evelyn Hooker who is widely credited for establishing that gay people were indeed not mentally ill was born on this day September 2nd, 1907. In 1942 while a teacher at UCLA, one of her students introduced her to other members...
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....
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