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Trans-Pacific Māhū Ancestors: Reclaiming Hawaiian Trans Identities/Spirits

Trans-Pacific Māhū Ancestors: Reclaiming Hawaiian Trans Identities/Spirits

  • by Michael Yamashita | NewsIsOut.com
  • Nov 24, 2022

On the island of O'ahu, a short walk from the historic gay bar Hula's Bar & Lei Stand and touristy gay Kuhio Beach Park, a locus of healing and pilgrimage has been re-remembered on Waikīkī Beach through a reclaimed legend of transgender healing spirits.

LGBTQ History Month: New leader settles in at LA LGBTQ archival group

LGBTQ History Month: New leader settles in at LA LGBTQ archival group

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Oct 26, 2022

As the ONE Archives Foundation marks its 70th anniversary in November, making it the oldest continuously operating LGBTQ organization in the U.S., its new executive director is settling into the role and introducing himself to the local community.

Site of SF's Compton's riot nominated for national historic register

Site of SF's Compton's riot nominated for national historic register

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 21, 2022

Fifty-six years ago, an angry drag queen in Compton's Cafeteria, a 24-hour diner in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, threw a cup of hot coffee in the face of a police officer as he tried to arrest her without a warrant.

LGBTQ History Month: SF library digitizes its LGBTQ archives

LGBTQ History Month: SF library digitizes its LGBTQ archives

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Oct 12, 2022

Shot with black and white film two small children stand outside in a San Francisco public plaza draped in protest signs.

LGBTQ History Month: 'Memory Book' details history of 1970s-era LGBTQ attorneys in US

LGBTQ History Month: 'Memory Book' details history of 1970s-era LGBTQ attorneys in US

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 1, 2022

Stephen Lachs remembers the 1970s as being a particularly wonderful era in the history of the LGBTQ liberation movement.

After inquiry from B.A.R., GLBT Historical Society's YouTube channel is restored

After inquiry from B.A.R., GLBT Historical Society's YouTube channel is restored

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Aug 17, 2022

Within 24 hours of being contacted by the Bay Area Reporter, Google has restored the GLBT Historical Society's YouTube channel that was suddenly taken down last month with little explanation other than an alleged violation of sexually explicit content.

News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Aug 9, 2022

Voting is open for the Bay Area Reporter's readers' poll known as the Besties.

Irish Ayes 'Out In The World: Ireland's LGBTQ+ Diaspora'

Irish Ayes 'Out In The World: Ireland's LGBTQ+ Diaspora'

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • May 24, 2022

By explaining the lives of Irish LGBTQ people abroad and contributions of those who returned, 'Out In The World: Ireland's LGBTQ+ Diaspora,' now at the GLBTHS Museum, can help us understand how Ireland became such a welcoming place for Irish queer folk.

LGBTQ archive seeks adoptive donors for certain collections

LGBTQ archive seeks adoptive donors for certain collections

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 28, 2022

Talya Sokoll, a high school librarian in Massachusetts, is now a proud adoptive caretaker of the José Sarria Papers archival collection maintained by the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco.

LGBTQ History Month: Staten Island museum throws open Austen's closet door

LGBTQ History Month: Staten Island museum throws open Austen's closet door

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Oct 27, 2021

It's been a long time coming, but officials at the Alice Austen House on New York's Staten Island have thrown open the closet door, now fully embracing the lesbian pioneer and photographer who lived in the house with her longtime partner, Gertrude Tate.

LGBTQ History Month: Corinne known for her photos of lesbian sexuality

LGBTQ History Month: Corinne known for her photos of lesbian sexuality

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • Oct 27, 2021

Over her decades as a lesbian photographer and artist, Tee Corinne had said, "I'm one of the most obscure famous artists."

LGBTQ History Month: Snapshots showcase life in queer, 1970s San Francisco

LGBTQ History Month: Snapshots showcase life in queer, 1970s San Francisco

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Oct 20, 2021

The California Historical Society is digitizing photos of early LGBTQ Pride parades, SOMA leather bars and the Castro and Polk neighborhoods that it rediscovered in its archives. But background on the photographers is hard to come by.

LGBTQ History Month: Pauli Murray was an architect of history

LGBTQ History Month: Pauli Murray was an architect of history

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • Oct 20, 2021

Some say Pauli Murray is the most important American activist you've never heard of.

LGBTQ History Month: Pro baseball player Glenn Burke refused to live a lie

LGBTQ History Month: Pro baseball player Glenn Burke refused to live a lie

  • by Ray Simon
  • Oct 13, 2021

You could say that Glenn Burke, the first Major League Baseball player to come out, is having a good season.