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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.

Book Captures Legislative Effort of Marriage Fight

BOOKS | By Cynthia Laird | Dec 13
A third major book on the marriage equality fight has hit bookstores this year, but unlike the previous two, which focused on California's efforts to undo Proposition 8, this one looks at behind the scenes efforts.

Westward Ho(mo): Gold Rush Gays

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Nov 23
Exactly how wild was the Wild West in San Francisco? One thing which seems clear from paintings and drawings of the 19th century is that there was a lot of same-sex dancing going on.

An Interview With Porn Director Wakefield Poole

MOVIES | By Gary M. Kramer | Nov 16
Wakefield Poole first came to prominence as a dancer in the Ballet Russes. He performed and choreographed on stage, but also worked in television and Broadway.

Revisiting Dewey's, A Pre-Stonewall LGBT Sit-in

CULTURE | By Ray Simon | Nov 4
The sit-in at Dewey's, which occurred at a Philadelphia restaurant in the spring of 1965, is not as well known as the Stonewall riots, but it deserves wider recognition.

LGBT History Month Profiles: Marc Jacobs & Sylvester

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Nov 2
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list, to showcase the great things LGBT people have done, and are doing.

A Brief History of Gay Bars

CULTURE | By Pier Angelo | Nov 1
Gathering places favored by homosexuals have operated for centuries. Here's a brief rundown of the history of the gay bar.

LGBT History Month Profiles: Orlando Cruz & Billie Holiday

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Oct 26
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list, to showcase the great things LGBT people have done.

LGBT History Month: Margaret Cho and Lee Daniels

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Oct 19
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list. This week: Comedian Margaret Cho and filmmaker Lee Daniels.

LGBT Heritage: National Park Service's Latest Initiative

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Oct 18
The Park Service's plan is to identify locations that are significant to the history of America's LGBT community and protect those places for future generations to enjoy and remember.

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