Author Archives: Sarah Prager

The Plebiscite That Could Change a Nation: Where Will Australia Be After the Same-Sex Marriage Vote?

With just one more day until the window for enrolment on Australia’s landmark same-sex marriage plebiscite is closed, interest groups on either side of the debate are focusing hard on mobilising turnout.   Advocates in the LGBTI community have been at turns frustrated and appalled at the expensive and non-legally binding nature of this voluntary

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Quistory in Your Neighborhood: Tucson, Arizona

Much of Arizona’s LGBTQ history is unrecorded, due to our lack of written records from Native American communities pre-colonialism. What we do know about the tribes in the Arizona area from European-American “explorers” indicates that Two-Spirit individuals were common and revered. Gender and sexuality were treated differently than today and often in much more fluid

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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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We Need Your Support

Queer history isn’t just really, really, really cool to learn. (Though of course it is.) It changes lives. When someone learns about their shared heritage they are connected to a sense of community they might not have been able to otherwise access. In a 2012 survey in the UK of LGBT people, “a sense or experience

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