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April 15, 1912:  The Forgotten Gay Passengers of the RMS Titanic

April 15, 1912: The Forgotten Gay Passengers of the RMS Titanic

Share this:   Just before midnight on April 14th. 1912 the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in the in the North Atlantic Ocean. The sinking of Titanic in the early morning hours of the next day caused the deaths of more than 1,500 people...
Watch Rare Footage of the First NYC Gay Pride Parade – Christopher St Gay Liberation Day 1970 (Video)

Watch Rare Footage of the First NYC Gay Pride Parade – Christopher St Gay Liberation Day 1970 (Video)

Share this:   It’s only 38 seconds long but what a powerful 38 seconds. This is when the Pride Parade had no floats, no go-go boys, and topless Dykes on Bikes.  It was a parade of people.  Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered. All ages,...
EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY – Win a “I Am Divine” DVD Gift Set! (Cha-cha Heels Not Included)

EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY – Win a “I Am Divine” DVD Gift Set! (Cha-cha Heels Not Included)

Share this:   Back2Stonewall.com in conjuncture with Wolfe Video and Brigade Marketing are giving away (2) two “I Am Divine” DVD Gift Sets this weekend! Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Schwartz (Spine Tingler! The William...
Today In LGBT History: March 30, 1973 – Jill Johnston’s “Lesbian Nation: The Feminist Solution” Published

Today In LGBT History: March 30, 1973 – Jill Johnston’s “Lesbian Nation: The Feminist Solution” Published

Share this:   March 30th, 1973:  Jill Johnston’s book of essays Lesbian Nation is published which calls for a lesbian movement separate from the gay rights movement. A writer for The Village Voice Johnston is one of  the first leaders of...
Gay Marriages Begin In England and Wales, P.M. David Cameron Congratulates Country and Couples

Gay Marriages Begin In England and Wales, P.M. David Cameron Congratulates Country and Couples

Share this: With the law changing at midnight, same-sex marriages have  begun to marry in England and Wales with hundreds of gay ,lesbian, and bisexual couples  timing it so their vows are being just seconds after the new law went into effect. Stated British...
HBO Films Releases Teaser Trailer for “The Normal Heart” – Video

HBO Films Releases Teaser Trailer for “The Normal Heart” – Video

Share this: The Normal Heart is a largely autobiographical 1985 play by Larry Kramer which debuted Off-Broadway and now, almost 30 years later been adapted for the screen by HBO Films. It focuses on the rise of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York...
Back2Stonewall Sunday Tea Dance 1978: “Mac Arthur Park Suite” by Donna Summer – 17mins, 51 sec.

Back2Stonewall Sunday Tea Dance 1978: “Mac Arthur Park Suite” by Donna Summer – 17mins, 51 sec.

Share this: The multi-million selling vinyl single disco version of “Mac Arthur Park” by Donna Summer was number one on the American pop music sales charts for three weeks during 1978, and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female...
Today In Gay History: March 9, 1969 – Police Beat Gay Man to Death During Los Angeles Hotel Raid

Today In Gay History: March 9, 1969 – Police Beat Gay Man to Death During Los Angeles Hotel Raid

Share this: The Dover Hotel was a five-story brick building in downtown Los Angeles.  The hotel operated as an early version of the soon to become popular bathhouse scene.  Gay men checked in, removed their clothing, and laid on their beds with the...
Jamie Lee Curtis To Produce Biopic Honoring Gay Major League Baseball Player Glenn Burke

Jamie Lee Curtis To Produce Biopic Honoring Gay Major League Baseball Player Glenn Burke

Share this:   Before there was Michael Sams or Jason Collins there was Glenn Burke. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is putting on her producer’s cap to make a film honoring the memory of Glenn Burke, a professional athlete who came out of the closet...
LGBT History – February 9th: Brendan Behan, Marc ’10½’ Stevens, and Jerry Falwell Outs A Teletubby

LGBT History – February 9th: Brendan Behan, Marc ’10½’ Stevens, and Jerry Falwell Outs A Teletubby

Share this:    February 9th. 1874 – Amy Lowell the American poet was born in Brookline. Massachusetts. A militant literary leader she thumbed her nose at the Boston Brahmans who raised her and outed herself. Her lover was actress Ada...
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