LGBT history in the United States
This article concerns the history of LGBT people in the United States.
Among various Native American nations, individuals who were described as "Two-Spirit" were a common minority.With the establi...
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Gay Liberation
The gay liberation movement of the late 1960s through the mid 1980s urged lesbians and gay men to engage in radical direct action, and to counter societal shame with gay pride. In the feminist spirit ...
LGBT history in California
The history of LGBT residents in California, while very likely spanning centuries prior to the 20th, has become increasingly visible recently with the successes of the LGBT rights movement. In spite o...
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Dupont Circle
Dupont Circle is a traffic circle, park, neighborhood, and historic district in Northwest Washington, D.C. The traffic circle is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue NW, Connecticut Ave...
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LGBT history in New York
New York, a state in the Northeastern region of the United States, possesses a long history of presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people residing in, and often being convicted in, the ...
Sexual orientation and the United States military
The United States military excluded gay men and lesbians from service from its origins until 2011. The military consistently held the official view that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ...
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Gay Women's Alternative
The Gay Women's Alternative, DC (GWA) (1981–1993) was an incorporated social-educational non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the cultural, intellectual, and social lives of lesbians of the ...
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National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays
The National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays (formerly The National Coalition of Black Gays) was the United States' first national organization for African American and Third World gay rights.In ...
The Fall of '55
The Fall of '55 (2006) is a documentary about the Boise homosexuality scandal, a witch-hunt targeted at homosexuals in 1955 that resulted in a number of arrests and prison terms ranging anywhere from...
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Common Lives/Lesbian Lives
Common Lives/Lesbian Lives (CL/LL) was a collectively produced lesbian quarterly which published out of Iowa City, Iowa, from 1981-1996. The magazine had a stated commitment to reflect the diversity o...
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Mark Foley congressional page incident
The Mark Foley scandal, which broke in late September 2006, centers on soliciting e-mails and sexually suggestive instant messages sent by Mark Foley, a Republican Congressman from Florida, to teenage...
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History of violence against LGBT people in the United States
The history of violence against LGBT people in the United States is made up of assaults on gay men, lesbians, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals (LGBTQI), legal responses to such vi...
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Gulf Coast Archive and Museum
The Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender History, Inc. (GCAM) is an LGBT history organization located in Neartown, Houston, Texas (United States). Currently, the ...
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Lambda Rising
Lambda Rising was an LGBT bookstore that operated from 1974 to 2010 in Washington, D.C.Founded by Deacon Maccubbin in 1974 with 250 titles, it was known for its wide selection of books, ranging from q...
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The Dupont Circle Hotel
The Dupont Circle Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel overlooking Dupont Circle, in Washington, D.C., United States. Before renovations in 2009, it was known as the Jurys Washington Hotel. Prior to that,...
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United States Navy dog handler hazing scandal
The United States Navy dog handler hazing scandal was a pattern of misconduct engaged in by members of the United States Navy at Naval Support Activity Bahrain between 2004 and 2006. Naval investigato...
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Ward 2 of the District of Columbia
Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. are distinguished by their history, culture, architecture, demographics, and geography. The names and boundaries of 131 neighborhoods are officially defined by the D....
International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials
The International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials, known as INSIGHT, is a United States-based organization which promotes HIV/AIDS research internationally. It is a member of a ...
Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon
Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon (28 November 1661 – 31 March 1723), styled Viscount Cornbury between 1674 and 1709, was Governor of New York and New Jersey between 1701 and 1708, and is reput...
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LGBT history in Illinois

In 1827, Illinois became the first state to criminalize the act of fellatio, ruling it as an act of sodomy.In 1862, Jennie Hodgers, an Irish immigrant to Illinois, enlisted into the 95th Illinois...
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Castro Camera
Castro Camera was a camera store in the Castro District of San Francisco, California, operated by Harvey Milk from 1972 until his assassination in 1978. During the 1970s the store became the center o...
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The Patch (bar)
The Patch was a LGBT bar formerly located in the Los Angeles suburb of Wilmington, California. The Patch, along with the Black Cat Tavern, played a pivotal role in the gay rights movement, when, in Au...
Servicemembers United
Servicemembers United (SU) was an LGBT-interest organization dedicated to the repeal of the United States armed forces' gay-exclusionary policy, commonly known as "don't ask, don't tell". The organiza...
International Journal of Greek Love
The International Journal of Greek Love was a scholarly journal published between January 1965 and November 1966, covering literary, historical, sociological, psychological, and related studies center...