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From "The Well of Horniness," WOW 1983. Left to right, Sharon Jane Smith, Helen Frankenthal. Photo credit: Eva Weiss.
From The Lady Dick by Holly Hughes, 1985. Left to right; Susan Young, Carmelita Tropicana, Sharon Jane Smith. Photo credit: Dona Ann McAdams.
Membership card, collection of Debra Miller
"Candela" by Carmelita Tropicana and Uzi Parnes. . Photo credit: Dona Ann McAdams.
Cover of Redburn by Edward Gorey.
Larry Kramer's The American People, Volume I, Search for My Heart, A Novel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, April 7, 2015) is a fictional meditation on history, especially on gay and lesbian history. This is a collection of responses by historians,…
Composed by Tony Jackson, Dean Martin performs "Pretty Baby"
Title page: Norma Trist
Photo: Carhart (young)
Cover: Norma Trist
The main character in this novel, Norma Trist, makes the most affirmative defense of genital-orgasmic love relations between women published in English in the nineteenth century.
Close-up of Rainey
An interview with documentary filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain
The Las Vegas OutHistory project This exhibit was a winner of OutHistory's 2010 Since Stonewall community history contest!
This exhibit explores a series of stories published in children’s books and magazines in antebellum America. Some portray children being punished for transgressing gender roles, others expose the range of traits, actions, habits, and expressions that…
A collection of biographies to celebrate Black History Month
Perspectives on the queer intersectionality of Lorraine Hansberry
David Kerry Heefner's reflections on a much loved off-off-Broadway play of the 1960s.
Richmond is an old place, at least in American terms. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people have always been a part of its history. This exhibit is dedicated to all those who challenged the norms of society, who lived free and honest lives,…
FIERCE is a membership-based organization building the leadership and power of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth of color in New York City. Queer Pier: 40 Years is a new FIERCE initiative to mark the organization’s tenth…