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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer History by the LGBTQ Community


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OHFRONT 2.15.11.jpg Fundraiser April 7th, 2011

Kate Clinton and Urvashi Vaid invite you for wine and hors d'oeuvres to support


Rob Frydlewicz: Paris Elects a Gay Mayor, March 18, 2001

History Through My Pink-Colored Glasses OutHistory initiates a new blog, the personal take of Rob Frydlewicz on people and events in the past as seen through one man's rose-hued lenses. Who is Rob? See: Rob Frydlewicz: History Through My Pink-Colored Glasses: Main Page


Winners: Since Stonewall Local Histories Contest

View the winners and all the entries in the contest sponsored by to research and write the local history of your village, town, city, county, or state since Stonewall in 1969.



Explore a thorough listing of historical exhibits on


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Participate: Help Make History is unique in providing a freely accessible, non-profit, MediaWiki-based forum for LGBTQ community members and their friends to write and publish the documented history of the LGBT community. The focus for now is on the U.S. and its international relations.


Today's History: The OutHistory Blog

Happy Birthday Audre Lorde! Audre Lorde would have been 77 on February 18, 2011, and hers is a voice that we would so benefit from hearing these days. .... Link to the OutHistory Blog for reflections.

About is a freely accessible, community created, non-profit website on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and, yes, heterosexual history produced by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York Graduate Center, directed by Sarah Chinn. In its first four years it was supported by a generous grant from the Arcus Foundation (ending December 31, 2010), and contributions from individuals. OutHistory was awarded the 2010 Allan Berube Prize in Public History by the Committee on LGBT History of the American Historical Association. Staff

Coordinator: Lauren Gutterman:

Founder, Co-Director: Jonathan Ned Katz, Independent Scholar and Author: (

Co-Director: Daniel Hurewitz, Assistant Professor, Hunter College, NYC:

Co-Director: Karen Miller, Associate Professor of Urban Studies and History, LaGuardia Community College:

For more about OutHistory see About.

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