Tag Archive: history

‘Quiet Heroes’ [film review]

When the HIV/AIDS epidemic first started in the 1970s, things progressed from confusing to terrible for an already marginalized community in the United States. However, there were two health professionals and a group… Continue reading

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Each year, many around the United States celebrate Columbus Day to honor the man who sailed the ocean blue in 1492 and “discovered” the Americas. Columbus Day happens each year on the second… Continue reading

QUEER HISTORY: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Miss Major Griffin Gracy is a trans elder and activist and among other things, was present at the Stonewall Inn Riots in 1969. She’s a community leader who has worked tirelessly over the… Continue reading

What’s Happening At The Border

One of the biggest news stories in the United States over the past few weeks has been immigration and the situation at the border. Thousands of children are currently living in cages, separated… Continue reading

Learning From History.

Over the past few weeks, people have been comparing current events and politics to ones from history. The collection of rosaries from immigrants crossing the US/Mexico border has reminded people of the collection… Continue reading

The History of Pride.

For many people, Pride month is coming to an end but there’s one important anniversary to celebrate and remember today: the 49th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots. So often, many people forget… Continue reading

QUEER HISTORY: Making Gay History [podcast review]

Podcasts, as a medium, offer a very intimate and personal way of experiencing a production. This medium is one that you can listen to at any time and often times, you can hear… Continue reading

Pride.

With Pride month officially done, I can’t help but think about where Pride has been, where it is now, and where it’s going. There’s no formal date for Pride but many cities typically… Continue reading

Genealogy

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been digging into part of my family history – something that I’ve been meaning to do for years but never really had the time. I’ve always loved… Continue reading

The Freedom To Marry Documentary

Recently, I saw the documentary Freedom to Marry and was thoroughly underwhelmed. A part comes from my own doubts around the now finished fight for marriage equality but another part comes from just… Continue reading