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Chicago’s Legacy Walk: LGBT History Comes to Halsted

Oct 2
In recognition of October as Gay and Lesbian History Month, the Board of Directors of the Legacy Project announced that the upcoming dedication of the Legacy Walk will take place on the 25th Anniversary Commemoration of National Coming-Out Day.

Walking Tours Draw Back the Curtain on NYC’s Pre-Stonewall, Prohibition-Era LGBT History

Jun 9
Contrary to popular belief, New York’s LGBT life did not emerge with the Stonewall rebellion of 1969. During Prohibition, gay men and lesbians had a grand "coming out" party in salons and speakeasies that created the myth of urban sophistication.

Queer Museum Announces Spring Pop-Up in Philadelphia

Mar 30
The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History announced Pop-Up Philadelphia, a one-month exhibition co-sponsored by The William Way Community Center. The exhibit of approximately twenty works brings to light rich, long, and largely unknown histories.

New York’s LGBT Museum Launches Logo Contest

Jan 9
Patrons of LGBT art and history know that the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation is now the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. To mark this phase of the museum’s growth, the museum is holding a logo contest.

A sense of urgency: Efforts to preserve lesbian-specific history expand

By Joseph Erbentraut | May 12
As the movement’s pioneers continue to grow older and pass away, a growing number of historians, archivists and even activists around the country have taken it upon themselves to document and preserve lesbian-specific history.

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