October 2, 2014
Rita Mae Brown

LGBTQ History #2: Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle

Published in 1973, Rubyfruit Jungle was written by lesbian activist and writer, Rita Mae Brown. The autographical coming-of-age novel raised eyebrows with its explicit portrayal of lesbianism.
October 1, 2014

LGBTQ History #1: The Premiere Episode of The L Word Airs on Showtime

Whether you were sitting in front of your television on January 18, 2004, or you stumbled upon The L Word during your own coming out process, you will never forget where you were when you saw your first episode of The L Word.
June 10, 2014
The Ladder - A Lesbian Review

Top List Tuesday: Moments in LGBTQ American History That You Should Know

In Chicago, December of 1924, Henry Gerber and six other men started the first known organization in the United States to focus on gay rights. Funded almost exclusively by Gerber, the organization published two newsletters titled, Friendship and Freedom.
November 19, 2013
Queer Fashion History Exhibit: The Museum at FIT, 2013

How to Whitewash A Dandy: A Colorless Account of Queer Fashion History

By Tiffany Mott-Smith
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to attend The Queer Fashion History Symposium. I spent six and half hours preparing for this event.