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  • Queering the Economy: Stories from Queer Economic History

    Writing about queer bars and drag culture in the 1972 classic Mother Camp, Esther Newton observed that queer communities had “an economics but no economy.” In this exhibit, Jeffrey Escoffier and Christopher Mitchell address the economics of gay…

  • The Flame, The Gay Bar of Ann Arbor, MI, 1949-1998

    The story of an Ann Arbor that became a center of gay and lesbian life in this Midwestern college town.

  • Chicago Stories

    A series of articles by John D'Emilio written for the Windy City Times about Chicago's gay history and his own career as an historian of sexuality.

  • Lesbians in the Twentieth Century, 1900-1999

    "Lesbians in the Twentieth Century" was created by Professor Esther Newton and the graduate and undergraduate students in the seminar on "Lesbian History" that she taught in fall of 2006 at the University of Michigan. Their…