Gay Icons and History: July 2013

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AIDS in New York: The First Five Years

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | July 28, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

The New York Historical Society marks the impact of the terrible and mysterious dawn of the AIDS crisis. The power of this important show lies between the lines, and the emotion comes from surprising places.Read More


Was Lucy Lobdell Truly Transgender?

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 23, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

One day in 1855, Lucy Ann Lobdell cut her hair, changed clothes and went off to live the rest of her life as a man, making gender history at every turn. Read More


Buried LGBT Treasure

Filed by Mark Segal | July 19, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Every one of us has a precious item that brings back pleasant memories. Just the thought of it brings joy. I too have an object, but surprisingly, I've never seen it.Read More


Looking Back: Barbara Walters & Harvey Fierstein

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | July 12, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some of the questions and a lot of the phrasing and word choices are cringe-worthy by today's standards, but it's clearly a groundbreaking moment.Read More


Back to Christopher Street

Filed by Mark Segal | July 08, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Very few know LGBT history, but GLF NY 1969-71 literally was the foundation that what we have today was built on. Read More

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Gay Images of America

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | July 07, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Six volumes in the Images of America series deal with local LGBT history, not counting the ones about famous gayborhoods like Fire Island, Key West or San Francisco's Castro.Read More