Gay Icons and History: Recently Filed

The Real Superheroes of P-Town's Carnival

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 28, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

While inarguably P-Town is known as the best LGBTQ summer resort on the East Coast, and this year marked the 36th anniversary of Carnival, our presence wasn't always as welcomed as it is today.Read More

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Renée Richards' Racquet Enters Smithsonian LGBT Collection

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Imagine grasping that tennis racquet and walking through the day, the tennis match, the life Renée Richards fought to have.Read More


Smithsonian Adds LGBT History Items to Its Collection

Filed by John M. Becker | August 19, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The collection at the nation's history museum got a lot more fabulously queer today.Read More

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Edie Windsor Reveals How She Found Her Pride

Filed by John M. Becker | July 24, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

In a new video from Marriage Equality USA, Edie Windsor recounts how she met attorney Robbie Kaplan and reveals how she developed her "love affair with the gay community."Read More

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Obama Signs Historic LGBT Workplace Executive Order

Filed by John M. Becker | July 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

This morning, President Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people in the workplace. It was an honor to witness this pivotal moment in LGBT history.Read More