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During Black History Month 2016 OutHistory.org is proud to present the fascinating original research discoveries of journalist Channing Joseph about parties organized by cross-dressed African American men in Washington, D.C., in the 1880s and 1890s.
Profiles of LGBT social justice activists with artifacts from the collection of Richard Wilson.
President John F. Kennedy was famous for his vivid, and some might say almost compulsive, heterosexuality. But straight men can have a gay side, and JFK’s life was filled with prominent gay men.
This proud moment in civil rights activism is also a moment to reflect on how GLBT civil rights strategies have overlapped with, drawn strength from, and patterned themselves on a century and a half of anti-racist struggle in the United States.
"The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC is the oldest continuously active gay rights organization in the United States. Founded on April 20, 1971, as the Gay Activists Alliance, the group dedicated itself to securing the…
Out and Elected in the USA - The First 30 Years: 1974-2004 is a survey, through black and white portraits and texts, of many of the pioneering openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals elected to public office in the U.S. in those…