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LGBTQ History Month: The intersection of LGBTQ history and disability

LGBTQ History Month: The intersection of LGBTQ history and disability

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Disabled people have long been invisible from history, and unsurprisingly, disabled LGBTQ historical figures too have been hidden.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | October 28, 2020

Four years ago San Francisco planners released a list of nine LGBTQ historically significant sites they were eying to name as local landmarks.

By John Ferrannini | October 21, 2020

The day Peggy Caserta took acid for the first time changed her life — and that of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood — forever.


By John Ferrannini | October 14, 2020

With LGBTQ History Month underway, Castro neighborhood leaders are discussing how best to preserve the heritage of the city's most visible queer neighborhood.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 14, 2020

June 30, 1986 was a broiling hot day in Washington, D.C. when the U.S. Supreme Court released the decision in Bowers v. Hardwick, a landmark sodomy decision.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 7, 2020

When Spectrum, the undergraduate LGBTQ student group at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, launched in 1983 it became a resource not just those on campus but for queer people living in that part of the South.

By analysis by Timothy Cwiek | October 7, 2020

This month marks the 65th birthday of Nizah Morris.


By Jeremy Rodriguez | October 7, 2020

Before graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1985, Paula Neira had difficulties accepting she was trans.

By Jason Villemez | September 30, 2020

In the 2014 PlayStation 4 game "Dragon Age: Inquisition," Dorian is a powerful wizard who helps the main character save the world from a demon army.


By Brandon Wolf | September 30, 2020

On Saturday, April 11, 1953, nearly 70 gay men packed into a small four-room house at 2117 South 19th Street in Waco, Texas, about 10 blocks from Baylor University.

By John Ferrannini | September 29, 2020

Facebook has reinstated a photo it initially censored of a bare-chested transgender man for allegedly violating its "community standards on nudity" after it was called out by the GLBT Historical Society.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 29, 2020

A new website documents the last five decades of Silicon Valley's LGBTQ history — and the Bay Area Reporter got a sneak peek.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.


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