Scoops: History First Published on OutHistory.org
OutHistory.org was founded to encourage members of the LGBTQ community and their friends to create content on the site.
Here's a list of some of the remarkable content created by students, teachers, the public, and the site's administrators and directors, and first published on OutHistory.org.
Last updated October 6, 2011, 7:25 pm EST
- A high school student writes in the first person about the formation of a Gay/Straight Alliance at her school.
- A grad student in history traces the history in pictures of Gay Bathhouses, Gay Clothing Stores, Gay Discos, Gay Film Studios, Gay Magazines, and Gay Male Beauty Contests.
- A professor of history writes numbers of entries about Chicago's LGBTQ history. Simultaneously published in ChicagoGayHistory.com.
- OutHistory includes a blog, the personal take of one gay man on people and events in the past.
- 21 Works by An Emerging Artist
- A huge, major research report and document presentation by four community-based researchers about John William Sterling, the Yale donor, and his partner of almost 50 years, James Orville Bloss.
- An original OutHistory.org Legal Research Project
- Also see: Timeline: Published U.S. State Appeals Case Reports, 1800-1899
- OutHistory announces the discovery of parts of the third volume of a transgender memoir of 1921.
- Romantic friendship turns sour, and one young woman friend kills another.
- The noted author, teacher, and co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in Brooklyn, NY, writes an original series of memoirs for OutHistory.org.
- A anthropologist curates an exhibit focusing specifically on lesbian United States history.
- History of how the New York City transgender rights law came to be by one of its participants.
- For the first time in English, OutHistory presents the documentation of a link between the homosexual emancipation movement in Germany and a German-American in the U.S.
- An original exhibit of texts and photos of openly LGBT elected officials in the U.S.
- Transcripts from Marc Stein's oral history interviews with some of Philly's leading gay activists.
- The winners and all the entries in OutHistory's popular local histories contest.
- OutHistory.org is the first to find and publish the original police reports of the Stonewall Riots of 1969.
- A historian and her students provide an original essay about queer youth.
- A postcard collector presents numbers of his finds documenting what was thought to be gender deviance in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.