It's been a long time coming, but officials at the Alice Austen House on New York's Staten Island have thrown open the closet door, now fully embracing the lesbian pioneer and photographer who lived in the house with her longtime partner, Gertrude Tate.
Today, references to the LGBT community are commonplace. One hears them in both the mainstream media and everyday conversation.
Below is an excerpt from “Stonewall Strong: Gay Men’s Heroic Fight for Resilience, Good Health and a Strong Community,” by John-Manuel Andriote. The book will publish Oct. 8 by Rowman & Littlefield;www.stonewallstrong.com.
Over her decades as a lesbian photographer and artist, Tee Corinne said, “I’m one of the most obscure famous artists.”
Few instances in the modern movement for gay and lesbian equality (what we now call the LGBT movement) produced as much controversy — and turmoil — as the New York Gay Liberation Front’s relationship with the Black Panthers, a late 1960s-early 1970s radical organization that stood for the complete overthrow of the capitalist American government to achieve equality for African-Americans.
In New Orleans’ French Quarter, countless people walk the intersection of Iberville Street and Chartres Street, perhaps to grab a drink at The Jimani, a bite at the Backspace Bar & Kitchen, or breakfast at Daisy Dukes.
June 30, 1986 was a broiling hot day in Washington, D.C. when the U.S. Supreme Court released the decision in Bowers v. Hardwick, a landmark sodomy decision.
(WB) Transgender filmmaker and researcher Reina Gossett has accused “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” director David France of stealing her idea for the documentary.
Mark Segal, the longest-running publisher of a U.S.-based LGBT publication, the Philadelphia Gay News (PGN), said it was a comment on TV that caught his attention, drew his ire, and birthed the idea for a collaborative news project.
Deemed the “Happiest Place on Earth” Disneyland sadly didn’t live up to that billing for same-sex couples during its first three decades.
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