Category Archives: Queer History

Alphabet soup, anyone?

As much progress as we, as a western society, have made in understanding gender and sexuality, the fact remains that these complex constructs still perplex even the most informed among us! This is brought to the surface in a vivid … Continue reading

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Documentary – “How We Got Gay”

Everyone is still marveling at the rapid emergence of gay rights in the past several years – a change that is, in some ways, a rapid evolution. ┬áBut in fact, it is a shift that has a deep and incredible … Continue reading

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The Barney Frank Story and the “Indiana” discrimination law

Barney Frank’s autobiography is a book I highly recommend for all who are interested in the political process and one gay man’s experience of struggling with the challenges of coming out as a public figure. He titled his book “Frank: … Continue reading

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Exploring the LGBTQ Internet

If you read the about section of this website, you will notice that the administrators and contributors are researchers and scholars (I consider myself a researcher and scholar-in-training). I spend so much of my time writing for publication, reading research … Continue reading

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Sexual Minorities and the Crisis of Legitimation in Medicine

More than thirty years on from the first appearance in print of what we in North America now name HIV/AIDS (or SIDA in other parts of the globe), a recent report of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies … Continue reading

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