Category: Gay History

Legendary Gay Activist Larry Kramer Speaks At Fire Island Pines, Calls Obama A “Wuss” On LGBT Issues

Larry Kramer the legendary American playwright, author, public health advocate, and LGBT rights activist who has devoted his life to the cause of LGBT equality returned to the Blue Whale in Fire Island Pines...

Music Legend Nick Ashford of the Legendary Duo Ashford & Simpson Passes Away At Age 70

Music Legend Nick Ashford of the Legendary Duo Ashford & Simpson Passes Away At Age 70

Nick Ashford who along with wife Valerie Simpson wrote and performed some of Motown’s biggest hits — died Monday in a New York City hospital. He had been suffering from throat cancer and had...

Did You Know That Lucille Ball Supported Gay Rights? – Happy 100th Birthday Lucy! We Still Love You!

Did You Know That Lucille Ball Supported Gay Rights? – Happy 100th Birthday Lucy! We Still Love You!

As many of you know today August 6th, 2011 is the the birthday of one of the, if not the most successful television, stage, radio actress, model, film and television executive Lucille Ball.  Lucy was one of...

In Memoriam: Rudolf Brazda, The Last Known Gay Concentration Camp Survivor Passes Away

In Memoriam: Rudolf Brazda, The Last Known Gay Concentration Camp Survivor Passes Away

A sad thing indeed. Rudolf Brazda, last known survivor of the so-called “Pink Triangles” — gays interned in Nazi camps because of their homosexuality — died in France Wednesday aged 98, officials said. In...

Same-Sex Marriage Bustin’ Out All Over: Native Tribe Approves Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage Bustin’ Out All Over: Native Tribe Approves Marriage

From the Kitsap Sun in Washington: SUQUAMISH — Should Heather Purser decide to marry her partner, she can do that in Suquamish now. On Monday, the Suquamish Tribal Council formally changed its ordinances to...

MUST SEE Video Trailer –  “Saturday Night At The Baths” (1975) – Filmed at The Continental Baths! (No, its NOT Porn)

MUST SEE Video Trailer – “Saturday Night At The Baths” (1975) – Filmed at The Continental Baths! (No, its NOT Porn)

While the gay community experienced all sorts of new freedoms in the post-Stonewall era of the early ’70s and 80’s there isn’t much of a film record of that time until a 2005 American documentary...