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Park Service Releases LGBTQ History Study

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 16
The National Park Service has released a sweeping history of America's LGBT community, which preservationists hope will assist in the protection of various LGBTQ historic sites across the country.

BARchive: Pre-Stonewall, There Was Compton's in San Francisco

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 21
What happened at the Tenderloin cafeteria on an unknown date in August 1966 makes more sense when we look at events that led up to it.

SF Man's Memoir Inspires LGBT Miniseries

TELEVISION | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 3
The eight-hour miniseries ABC has ordered from gay screenwriter Dustin Lance Black will be partly based on the memoir of longtime LGBT activist Cleve Jones.

The Stories Behind National Coming Out Day and Spirit Day

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Oct 11
National Coming Out Day and Spirit Day are both observed in the month of October, and both days mean a lot to quite a few people in the LGBT community. Here's the story behind these two observances.

'Sex Panic' :: GLBT History Museum Lecture Revisits Bathhouse Closures

CULTURE | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 26
A standing-room-only crowd piled into the GLBT History Museum in the Castro to hear a lecture on what led to the death of San Francisco's famed gay bathhouse culture.

San Francisco Columbarium Rededicates Milk Niche

NATIONAL | By Chris Huqueriza | May 30
The San Francisco Columbarium rededicated a larger memorial niche in honor of slain city supervisor Harvey Milk for its observance of Harvey Milk Day.

Stonewall National Education Project

NATIONAL | May 2
Administrators, building principals and teachers from at least 50 school districts throughout the United States will gather in Fort Lauderdale from May 12 to 15 at the Bahia Mar Hotel to focus on LGBTQ inclusive curriculum and GLBTQ student safety.

Black History Month: Profile on RuPaul

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Mar 1
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. Profiled this week: RuPaul.

Black History Month: Profile of Don Lemon

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 15
Hotspots honors Black History Month by profiling black LGBT people who have made noteworthy achievements in their personal or professional lives. This week: Don Lemon.

The Imperial Court of San Francisco, Part 3: Mid-1980s to Mid-1990s

CULTURE | By Donna Sachet | Jan 25
The history of the Imperial Court of San Francisco continues in this unique contribution to GLBT History.

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