Category: Gay History

Gay History Victory – November 7, 1978: Prop 6/Briggs Initiative Against Gay Teachers Defeated

  California’s Proposition 6 was an initiative on the California State ballot on November 7, 1978. More commonly known as The Briggs Initiative, sponsored by John Briggs, a conservative state legislator from Orange County. The failed initiative would have banned gays and lesbians, and...

Broadway’s The Boys in the Band Revival to Star Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, and Matt Bomer

  Matt Crowley’s  groundbreaking 1968 play”The Boys in the Band” will be revived for a limited Broadway engagement for it’s 50th Anniversary and will be directed by two-time Tony winner Joe Mantello. and starring five openly gay actors: Jim...