10 Must-See Gaytainments to Look Forward to in 2018

  Now that 2017 has come to a close, our wilting Christmas trees have moved to the curb, and everyone resolves to get into shape for the coming year (see how long that lasts), the time has come to look ahead at 2018 and all things queer in the entertainment world. These movies and television shows stand… Read More

How the 18th-Century Gay Bar Survived and Thrived in a Deadly Environment

Welcome to the molly house.  In 18th and early-19th-century Britain, a “molly” was a commonly used term for men who today might identify as gay, bisexual or queer. Sometimes, this was a slur; sometimes, a more generally used noun, likely coming from mollis, the Latin for soft or effeminate. A whole molly underworld found its home… Read More

HRC Projects CDC’s ‘Banned Words’ Onto Trump Hotel

HRC filed a Freedom of Information Act request for records related to the Trump-Pence Administration’s directive to ban words like “transgender” and “diversity” at the CDC. Source: HRC Projects CDC’s ‘Banned Words’ Onto Trump Hotel

That Time in 1979 When 100,000 LGBT People Took Over Washington to Demand Civil Rights

  / LGBTQ Nation Washington, DC had never seen anything like it. Nor had the world: The National March on Washington for Lesbian & Gay Rights, held October 14, 1979, almost 40 years ago, was truly groundbreaking. lgbtqnation.com: That time in 1979 when 100,000 LGBT people took over Washington to demand civil rights / LGBTQ… Read More

In 1919, the First Pro-Gay Movie Was Made. A Year Later, It Was Banned.

“Different from the Others” was a haunting film made 50 years before Stonewall. In 1919 – half a century before Stonewall – the first known film that was sympathetic to gay people was produced.  Different from the Others (Anders als die Andern) is a German movie about a relationship between a master violinist and his student. lgbtqnation.com: In 1919,… Read More