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President John F. Kennedy was famous for his vivid, and some might say almost compulsive, heterosexuality. But straight men can have a gay side, and JFK’s life was filled with prominent gay men.
This exhibit describes post-Stonewall gay activism at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon and events that motivated the formation of the first officially recognized gay student group at OSU in 1976.
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,…
Raising our Children is a Right, Not a Heterosexual Privilege - Motto of the Lesbian Mother’s National Defense Fund
OutHistory is deeply grateful to Randall Sell, for allowing us to publish his discovery, and to Ted Faigle, for all his work transcribing the manuscript.
A short story set in 1950s Greenwich Village about the love between two women - one white, one black - as observed by the white woman's daughter. Reprinted with the permission of Faith S. Holsaert. Copyright (c) 2003 by Faith S. Holsaert.
An exhibit curated by Michael S. Miller based on original research in the archive of a gay man who saved his correspondence.
Edward Field's autobiographical entries about life, love, and his escapades around the world. This is a is a considerably revised version of Field's entry in 'Contemporary Authors, Autobiography Series' Volume 27 (published in…