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  1. The history of Pride Month: Tracing the origins of the LGBTQ celebration

    By Mathilda Mallinson,Seren Morris and William Mata Pride Month begins on Saturday, June 1, to mark a time of celebrating LGBTQ + identity and raising awareness of issues facing the community around the world. The month-long event will build towards the 2024 Pride Parade, which will
  2. Why the drag looks in ‘The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ are still iconic, 30 years on

    By Caitlin Chatterton, CNN Sydney, 1994. A dimly-lit bar, wrapped in tinsel curtains and the fragmented, twirling light from a disco ball. Tick Belrose (played by Hugo Weaving) is on stage lip syncing as his drag persona Mitzi Del Bra; clad in a silver sequin dress with matching g
  3. Two Judges Appointed By US Senate Make LGBTQ+ History

    Judges Melissa DuBose and Nicole Berner made history last month after the Senate confirmed their judicial appointments. LGBTQ Nation reports DuBose makes history as the first woman of color and the first out LGBTQ+ person on the Rhode Island District Courts, while Berner was appo
  4. New resource ahead of Trans+ History Week === "Founded by the independent publishing platform Queer AF and Marty Davies, the week will be dedicated to learning more about, and celebrating, the rich history of transgender, non-binary, gender-diverse and intersex communities across t
  5. Washington State Mandates Curriculum On LGBTQ+ History In Public Schools

    Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington signed a new law last week that will ensure the state’s public schools introduce a new curriculum detailing LGBTQ+ history by 2025. In signing this bill into law, Washington joins six other progressive states that have already implemented similar man
  6. Wedding at Sodom by Kent Monkman, 2017, McMichael Canadian Art Collection (Vaughan, Ontario, Canada) Currently on view at Albuquerque Museum (Albuquerque, NM) in Coast to Coast to Coast: Indigenous Art from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection exhibition #Art #ContemporaryArt Fr
  7. #LGBTQ + 🌈 America’s 1st openly gay elected official is concerned about today’s attacks on LGBTQ people On April 2, 1974, Michigan student Kathy Kozachenko made history by becoming the first openly gay person elected to public office in the U.S. "It’s been 50 years since a 21-year-ol
  8. A drag ball in Harlem was one of the biggest social events in 1920s New York

    A drag ball in Harlem was one of the biggest social events in 1920s New York - LGBTQ Nation #Culture #History #Harlem #Drag #Dragball #NewYork #LGBT #LGBTQ #LGBTQIA #LGBTQHistory #BlackHistory #Lesbian #Gay #Bi #Trans #Queer
  9. Mary Jones, 19th-Century Black Trans Woman of NYC

    Mary Jones , born Peter Sewally, was an African-American person who was notable for being identified as male at birth but for appearing and testifying in court as a woman. They were born in 1836 and lived in New Orleans before coming to New York City, where they became a sex worke
  10. Thomas(ine) Hall, Intersex Person in Colonial Virginia

    Thomas(ine) Hall was identified as female at birth around 1600 and was raised as a girl. They lived as a woman until they were about 24. At that time, they adopted male dress and the name ‘Thomas’ so that they could follow their brother into the army. When their tour was over, th