F.B.I. and Homosexuality: A History

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MAIN PAGE of OutHistory articles about the Federal Bureau of Investigation's surveillance of homosexuals, alleged homosexuals, persons alleging persons to be homosexuals, persons associated somehow with homosexuality, homosexual rights groups, and anti-homosexual groups and persons.

The entries and sources are based on information provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other researchers.

Below: Illustration with article critical of the FBI and Hoover by Ray Tucker, head of Collier's bureau in Washington, D.C. (see F.B.I. and Homosexuality: Chronology, Part 1: 1933, August 19 ). Colliers.Pix.150dpi.jpeg


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See also:

F.B.I. and Homosexuality: Bibliography

F.B.I. and Homosexuality: Chronology, Part 1

F.B.I. and Homosexuality: Chronology, Part 2

F.B.I. and Homosexuality: Chronology, Part 3

F.B.I. and Homosexuality: Persons and Groups Investigated


Whatever their truth or falsity, how can the rumors about J. Edgar Hoover's homosexuality and cross-dressing be studied as evidence in the history of sexuality and gender?

Art Work

Katz, Jonathan Ned. Art work based on Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance of The Mattachine Society, May 21, 1953