Browse material on the OutHistory website by place.
Writing about queer bars and drag culture in the 1972 classic Mother Camp, Esther Newton observed that queer communities had “an economics but no economy.” In this exhibit, Jeffrey Escoffier and Christopher Mitchell address the economics of gay…
Profiles of LGBT social justice activists with artifacts from the collection of Richard Wilson.
A series of articles by John D'Emilio written for the Windy City Times about Chicago's gay history and his own career as an historian of sexuality.
The history of African American gays and lesbians on Chicago's South Side.
An exhibit curated by Michael S. Miller based on original research in the archive of a gay man who saved his correspondence.