Topics :: GLBT history

1 thru 10 of 86 Stories

Black History Month Profiles: Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 7
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. This week we profile Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27: In Wake of Annihilation, LGBT Europeans Were Also Persecuted

NATIONAL | Jan 23
During the Nazi regime, gays were subjected to a host of horrific acts which included court-ordered castration, torture, medical experimentation and murder. Those who were relegated to concentration camps were often singled out for sexual abuse.

The Story Behind Toy Drives in the LGBT Community

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Dec 19
When did toy drives start? Were they a response to AIDS charities? How did the AIDS crisis affect them? Some of the answers are quite surprising. This is a brief summary of that history.

Stonewall Exhibit Showcases International AIDS Posters

FINE ARTS | By Michael d'Oliveira | Nov 28
It was a time of information and misinformation and acceptance and disownment that Chuck Ross, chief museum curator of the Stonewall National Museum & Archives, captures in the new exhibit.

San Francisco Set to Adopt LGBT Historic Statement

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 1
Two years after a pair of local historians began researching San Francisco's queer past, their report documenting often overlooked chapters of the city's history is set to be adopted by city officials.

LGBT History Month Profiles: Edith Windsor and Dusty Springfield

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Oct 24
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list. This week: Marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor and rocker Dusty Springfield.

'Dying Words' Book Release and Audio Broadcast Slated for World AIDS Day

BOOKS | Oct 21
"Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times" will be released on December 1, 2015, to coincide with World AIDS Day.

LGBT History Month Profiles :: Clive Davis and Mick Jagger

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Halterman | Oct 18
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list who have made a positive impact in their chosen professions. This week: Clive Davis and Mick Jagger.

New Book Details Windsor Supreme Court Victory

NATIONAL | By Brian Bromberger | Oct 18
Attorney Roberta Kaplan, has now written a book, "Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA," about a significant civil rights victory along the way to eventual marriage equality.

LGBT History Month Profiles: Jason Collins and Michael Sam

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list who have made a positive impact in their chosen professions. This week: Jason Collins and Michael Sam.

1 thru 10 of 86 Stories