371 AD An elite 300-man army is created in Central Greece comprised of 150 gay male couples, named the Sacred Band of Thebes. They are picked based on ability and merit, but are valued for the strength in their relationships. They are undefeated until 338, when they are destroyed by the forces of Philip II
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This guest post is by Rodney Wilson, founder of LGBT History Month and GLSEN-St. Louis. As the first openly-gay public school teacher in Missouri, his story was chronicled in a Teacher Magazine cover story, in local and national press, and on “Dateline NBC.” He now tutors and teaches history, politics, and comparative religion at a
October is LGBT History Month and chances are you have no idea how deep your gay/bi/trans heritage goes. Guys have been into guys for all time and they have some pretty fascinating stories to show for it. The free Quist app delivers a daily dose of LGBTQ history to the palm of your hand. Some of
Dearest Queer Person, Chances are you don’t even know that you are holy, or royal, or magic, but you are. You are part of an adoptive family going back through every generation of human existence. Long before you were born, our people were inventing incredible things. Gifted minds like the inventor of the computer Alan
Life pre-Grindr? Yes, there was such a time. In fact, most of time has been that way, but guys being into guys is certainly nothing new. Sure, there’s the “old-fashioned way” of meeting a guy in a bar, but that is actually hardly old-fashioned. The first gay bars didn’t exist until about 100 years ago, so what about
This morning we made a statement through Facebook and Tumblr about the riots in Baltimore. http://quistapp.tumblr.com/post/117597929429/today-in-history We also reported from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on the day of oral arguments in the marriage case that will have a huge national impact no matter which way it goes. Look to our YouTube later
Como parte de nuestra historia de procesos que marcaron importancia sobre derechos LGBTI en Paraguay es importante que el mundo sepa que pasaba en Paraguay 10 años antes que el famosa tragedia de Stonewall en New York o en otros importantes hechos. Aquí festejamos el 30 de setiembre como día nacional del Orgullo LGBTI por