Category Archives: LGBTQ History Out in the World

LGBT History Month Founder on How Black History Month Started It All

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

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LGBT T-shirts No Longer in the Closet: An Online Wearable Archive

By Eric Gonzaba Recently, when St. Mary’s Academy in Portland decided to fire an academic advisor after learning she was a lesbian, students and alumni gathered and protested the high school’s decision. They painted homemade rainbow t-shirts that read, “Who am I to judge,” a reference to the Pope’s 2013 famous remarks about accepting homosexuality. The high

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Get Quist’s Tickets to the History-making Fun Home!

There are several Broadway musical premiers in the Quist app, including RENT, A Chorus Line, The Children’s Hour, and West Side Story. Many of them represent gay or bisexual men’s contributions to the arts having written them. But there had never been a Broadway show with a lesbian protagonist… until now. Fun Home tells the

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29 Movies about LGBT History to Watch Instead of “Stonewall”

Our community is outraged by the newly-released trailer for the movie Stonewall, and for good reason. Taking creative license is one thing, but completely eliminating our foremothers is too far. A movie about Stonewall must at least hit on the basic premise — that Stonewall was a rebellion started in large part by transgender women

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On the Boycott of Stonewall Film

[Please see our update below.] Quist, a LGBTQ history education organization, supports the youth-led boycott of the upcoming movie Stonewall. Please sign on here with others concerned about the whitewashing of our history that the trailer below shows.   However, we also recognize many people will want to see if the film is like the trailer or other

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