Gay Icons and History: October 2012

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Baron von Steuben: Washington's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Case

Filed by Mark Segal | October 26, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

There are few historians today who would doubt that Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben was gay. Without von Steuben, there would be no United States of America and that von Steuben, in today's terms, would be considered a gay man.Read More


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The Isophyls of History

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 10, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

According to Gerald Heard, the "isophyls" are a secret society that has been the primary influence throughout history. Is there any truth to this? Have LGBTQ individuals been the primary movers and shakers throughout civilization?Read More


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LGBT History Month: Already Forgotten

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 05, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Forget the old because, heaven forbid, the old gay pioneers like Dr. Frank Kameny and Jack Nichols lived in relative poverty and never tried to figure out how to turn it into a profitable venture and do the activism to make money.Read More