What is Trans History?
Kritika Agarwal | May 1, 2018Twenty years ago, trans history was a marginal field of study. Today, it's vibrant and full of potential. But what...
The Importance of Place
Genny Beemyn | Nov 1, 2017Two factors influencing DC's LGBT history have been federal jurisdiction and racial segregation.
“They Are Coming for Us”
Christopher M. Babits | Jul 31, 2017For his research on the history of conversion therapy, Chris Babits spoke to practitioners at conferences abt their support for the controversial treatment.
Avery Dame | May 22, 2017Avery Dame traces the origins and historical uses of the term "cisgender," which was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2015.
AHA Member Spotlight: Marisa Richmond
Matthew Keough | May 2, 2017Marisa Richmond is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of History and Women’s and Gende...
Committee on LGBT History Solicits Submissions for AHA18
AHA Staff | Jan 18, 2017The Committee on LGBT History is soliciting submissions for next year’s meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington, DC,...
Business History Conference Cancels Meeting in Charlotte
Guest Blogger | Dec 23, 2016By Roger HorowitzThe Business History Conference (BHC), the largest professional organization of business historians in the United States, has cancelled plans...
Queer History for Troubling Times
Guest Blogger | Dec 8, 2016By Nicholas L. SyrettIn the wake of the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, many queer people are fearful...
Teaching the History of Sexuality: Introducing the October Issue of Perspectives on History
Allison Miller | Oct 17, 2016Sporting a T-shirt reading “I Was a Lesbian Child,” a young woman grasping a handful of helium balloons gazes out...