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Making Gay History

Making Gay History is a podcast featuring rare interviews with figures from the LGBTQ civil rights movement. These interviews come from the archives of creator and host Eric Marcus, who won the Stonewall Book Award for his 1992 oral history book Making History: The Struggle for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights, 1945 to 1990 (revised and updated in 2002 as Making Gay History). Here, visitors will find...
Wearing Gay History

Readers interested in queer history and culture may enjoy Wearing Gay History, "a digital archive of historical LGBT t-shirts." Visitors will find digitized collections featuring hundreds of t-shirts from LGBT archives across the US, (e.g. the Chris Gonzalez Library and Archives in Indianapolis) and some international archives (such as Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action in Johannesburg, South...
The Sound of Pride: Stonewall at 50

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City, an event that many view as the start of the LGBTQ civil rights movement. To commemorate the uprising, throughout June 2019 New York Public Radio (WNYC) is presenting The Sound of Pride, a special programing series "that captures the spirit, history, impact, and voices of the LGBTQ movement." Here, readers will find...
LGBTQ Video Game Archive

Readers interested in diverse representation in popular culture may be interested in the LGBTQ Video Game Archive, a research project that describes itself as a "curated collection of information about LGBTQ and queerly read game content." Visitors should begin with the About page (found under the Home menu), which explains the project's central goal, method, and scope, as well as its limitations....
Unheard Voices: Stories of LGBT History

Recognizing "the lack of representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in school curricula," as well as the "disproportionate incidents of bullying and violence against LGBT youth," Unheard Voices: Stories of LGBT History offers educators many inclusive instructional activities. At the link, educators can download individual lesson plans or the entire (nearly) 50-page...