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September 21, 1955:  The Daughters of Bilitis Is Founded By Pioneer Lesbian Activists Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon

September 21, 1955: The Daughters of Bilitis Is Founded By Pioneer Lesbian Activists Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon

Share this: On September 21st, 1955, Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon had been together as lovers for three years when they complained to a gay male couple that they did not know any other lesbians. The gay couple introduced Martin and Lyon to another lesbian...
September 20, 1996: The Day Bill Clinton Sold Out The Gay Community And Signed DOMA Into Law

September 20, 1996: The Day Bill Clinton Sold Out The Gay Community And Signed DOMA Into Law

Share this:   August 20, 1996: President Clinton announced his signing of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which outlawed federal recognition of same-sex marriage, and which still allows states to ignore the Full Faith and Credit Clause of...
Ex-Gay Self Loathing Homos Whine:  Put Us In The Smithsonian Exhibit Too!

Ex-Gay Self Loathing Homos Whine: Put Us In The Smithsonian Exhibit Too!

Share this:   The self loathing homos over at PFOX  (Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays) are stamping their delusional  hateful little feet and screaming for inclusion in the Smithsonian’s LGBT history exhibit. [Smithsonian Archives...
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...
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...
Federal Court Finds Divine’s Estate And Cha-Cha Heels Were Stolen Away From His Rightful Heirs

Federal Court Finds Divine’s Estate And Cha-Cha Heels Were Stolen Away From His Rightful Heirs

Share this: A federal court in Orlando, Florida  has ruled that the estate of Harris Glenn Milstead, also known by his stage name Divine was “illegally usurped” from the drag legend’s rightful family heirs. Via the Hollywood Reporter:   The...
The Associated Press Reports That Gay Bathouses Are Facing Extinction

The Associated Press Reports That Gay Bathouses Are Facing Extinction

Share this: The Associated Press reports that the last of the nations bathhouses which managed to survive through the 1980’s and 1990’s are closing at an alarming rate and facing tough financial times.  In the heyday of bathhouses in the...
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...
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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