Browse material on the OutHistory website by place.
23 oral LGBTQ histories written by co-director of OutHistory John D'Emilio.
Esther Eng made a name for herself as the world's first female Chinese-American filmmaker, a successful restaurateur, and—rejecting social expectations—a woman who felt little need to hide her romantic and sexual relationships with other women.
Gary Miller provides OutHistory with a moving, original memoir detailing the struggles of his childhood and youth, to his present political and community service.
A senior honor thesis, Children of the Brain: The Life, Theory, & Activism of Harry Hay, 1953-1964 written for the New York University Department of History.
Profiles of LGBT social justice activists with artifacts from the collection of Richard Wilson.
Man-i-fest follows the letters of Lou Sullivan to David, highlighting the topics and mentors that shape the FTM community in San Francisco from 1976-2009. The central items in the exhibit will come from Gateway: the newsletter of Golden Gate…
This is a short history of the Alice B. Toklas Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Democratic Club. This history explains how the club got started in San Francisco, California as the first registered LGBT Democratic Club in the nation. The history…
Brief history (with many pictures) of a gay male pageant that ran from 1968 to 1991 in Los Angeles.
Examines Polk Street’s history through the lens of neighborhood change in the mid-2000s. Polk Street was San Francisco’s premiere gay male center in the 1960s and 1970s.
A look at activism on college and high school campuses, as well as representations of queer youth in the media. This feature was researched by Bryn Mawr and Haverford students for a class on the History of Sexuality in America, taught by Sharon…