Topics :: GLBT history

Wells Fargo Installs LGBT Mural in Chelsea, Donates to ASOs

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 13, 2014
With their recent donation to GMHC and LGBT history mural in their Chelsea location, Wells Fargo is investing in New York City communities.

LGBT Historic Sites Get Park Service Attention

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Jan 11, 2014
The lack of LGBT historic sites with federal recognition is garnering the attention of National Park Service officials, who are now seeking nominations of sites to be added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Aids Generation

By JC Alvarez | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
Perry N. Halkitis takes a deep look into our existing community and realizes that we are all part "The AIDS Generation." No longer something to fear, it’s time to look at the changing face of HIV/AIDS for the sake of our future.

A Queer History Of Fashion - From The Closet To The Catwalk

By Michael Cox | Saturday Nov 2, 2013
Accompanying the exhibit in NYC, Valerie Steele, director of the Fashion Institute of Technology, explores a topic that surprisingly few have in "A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Cakewalk" what gay people have done for fashion.

Through the Ages: Gay on TV

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Saturday Nov 2, 2013
While no means complete, this list pays homage to some of the more iconic and groundbreaking LGBT characters to have graced the small screen.

Henry Darger - Throw Away Boy

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
Unknown, destitute, nearly friendless, and without family or any other support during his life, Darger is the most famous "outsider" artist in America. His own testimony suspect, the author must resort to secondary material -- but it’s all fascinating.

Preserving LGBT Footage for Posterity

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Oct 13, 2013
The celluloid images run the gamut from gay Halloween parties to leather and drag contests to the inaugural voyages of gay cruise company RSVP to endless coverage of gay Pride parades and athletic events.

LGBT History Month Profiles: Sally Ride

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Oct 12, 2013
Sally Ride’s legacy ends with the public finally allowed to know the fact that she was the first lesbian astronaut.

A Look Back at 10 of the Most Iconic ’Gay’ Films

By Gary M. Kramer | Friday Oct 11, 2013
There are films about gay history (Milk), and there are historic gay films (Brokeback Mountain). Both should be celebrated in Gay History Month.

US Postal Service Approve Harvey Milk Stamp

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 11, 2013
Officials from the Harvey Milk Foundation took to Facebook on Thursday to confirm that the U.S. Postal Service has approved a stamp honoring LGBT icon Harvey Milk and his legacy.