Fearing a Fear of Germs
Heather Murray | Oct 2, 2020During the HIV/AIDS epidemic the surgical mask was a sign of homophobia; COVID-19 may transform it into a gesture of communal solidarity.
BleachMan Says, “Clean It with Bleach!”
Lindsey Passenger Wieck | Jun 22, 2020One HIV/AIDS public health campaign in San Francisco shows the importance of grassroots work.
Laura Ansley | Apr 1, 2020In 2019, Merriam-Webster declared "they" to be the Word of the Year, a singular pronoun that is also breaking through...
Making a People’s History
Acadia Roher | Sep 16, 2019Documenting grassroots organizing in the South, a graduate student helps bridge generational divides.
Grant of the Week: Martin Duberman Visiting Fellowship
Karen Lou | Jun 27, 2019Applications for the Martin Duberman Visiting Fellowship are due July 31, 2019.
Grant of the Week: LGBTQ Religious History Award
Zoë Jackson | Nov 16, 2018The LGBTQ Religious Archives Network is accepting submissions for its annual LGBTQ Religious History Award.
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.