Category: Gay History

Video – LGBT History: April 30th, 1997 – Television Character Ellen Morgan (Ellen DeGeneres) Comes Out Of The Closet

Video – LGBT History: April 30th, 1997 – Television Character Ellen Morgan (Ellen DeGeneres) Comes Out Of The Closet

April 30, 1997Ellen Morgan, played by  Ellen DeGeneres made television history on this day when her fictional alter ego Ellen Morgan came out of the closet on her prime-time sitcom Ellen. The move made...

The Week In LGBT History: April 3 – April 10 ….. Harry Hay, The SIR Center (Society for Individual Rights) and the APA Says It’s Okay To Be Gay.

The Week In LGBT History: April 3 – April 10 ….. Harry Hay, The SIR Center (Society for Individual Rights) and the APA Says It’s Okay To Be Gay.

April 6, 1912  – Birthday – Harry Hay (Activist, Co-founder of The Mattachine Society, 1950)  – Henry “Harry” Hay, Jr. (April 7, 1912 – October 24, 2002) was a teacher, labor advocate and early...

This Week In LGBT History: March 27 – April 2nd…..Barney Frank, Tennesee Williams, AIDS and Paitent Zero

This Week In LGBT History: March 27 – April 2nd…..Barney Frank, Tennesee Williams, AIDS and Paitent Zero

MARCH 28, 1988 – In Washington DC, Georgetown University losses an eight year legal battle to avoid providing facilities and financial support to gay organizations on campus. – Moral Conflict and Liberties (page 109-110)...

Let Us Not Forget Ronald Reagan’s TRUE Legacy: Geocide, Murder, Poverty and War Mongering In The Name Of God

Let Us Not Forget Ronald Reagan’s TRUE Legacy: Geocide, Murder, Poverty and War Mongering In The Name Of God

As the Right Wing remembers and celebrates the revisionist life history of Ronald Reagan today on his 100th birthday let us, the friends, the family, and the also the victims of this evil mans bigotry and homophobia remember the TRUTH...

Back2Stonewall.com Mentioned In The New Book: Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage by Tracy Baim

Back2Stonewall.com Mentioned In The New Book: Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage by Tracy Baim

Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage is a new book by long-time Chicago-based journalist Tracy Baim.  It is an in-depth look at the career of President Barack Obama and his views about gay-related...

Disappearing LGBT History: The Ninth Circle Steakhouse, New York City, NY (1961 – 1990)

Disappearing LGBT History: The Ninth Circle Steakhouse, New York City, NY (1961 – 1990)

Gone, but not forgotten, the Ninth Circle Steakhouse which closed in early 2002 was located in the West Village on 10th Street right off Greenwich Avenue.  And yes, at one time it really was a...

"Julius"’ NYC’s Oldest Gay Bar Becomes Latest Target Of Anti-Gay Violence Attack

"Julius"’ NYC’s Oldest Gay Bar Becomes Latest Target Of Anti-Gay Violence Attack

There’s news of another gay bashing this time happening at one of NYC’s oldest and historic gay bars. ” Julius” According to New York City’s Anti-Violence Project.  On Saturday night, a man who, according to the...

What’s "Too Gay" Today? – West End Bares "Strip Britannia" Video!, Montreal Is A TOP!, Stephen Fry Is Gay and Smart!, Oprah To Host "Sound of Music" 45 Year Reunion, and The American Academy of Pediatricians Has A Hard On For Viagra Commercials

What’s "Too Gay" Today? – West End Bares "Strip Britannia" Video!, Montreal Is A TOP!, Stephen Fry Is Gay and Smart!, Oprah To Host "Sound of Music" 45 Year Reunion, and The American Academy of Pediatricians Has A Hard On For Viagra Commercials

*  “Strip Britannia” was the opening number from the West End Bares Fundraiser with Oliver Thornton in the sinign lead.  You can visit The West End Bares production has an official YouTube channel with a lot...