Enjoy this featured content from our website.
The history of African American gays and lesbians on Chicago's South Side.
Ruth Peter Worth (originally, Ruth Wertheimer), was a Jewish Holocaust survivor, U.S. immigrant, lesbian, and long-time home owner in Cherry Grove, Fire Island, New York.
Perspectives on the queer intersectionality of Lorraine Hansberry
A brief exhibit on the life of Sara Josephine Baker, a pioneering figure in the history of public health
An examination of the often overlooked queer history of Newark, New Jersey - a history that is "tragic at times, but also bold, defiant, and resistant."
This exhibit explores a series of stories published in children’s books and magazines in antebellum America. Some portray children being punished for transgressing gender roles, others expose the range of traits, actions, habits, and expressions that were associated with masculinity or femininity. For contemporary readers interested in the history of gender, these stories provide rich accounts of the possible ways that people could live across or between genders.
An exploration of the brief but significant life of educator Juliette Derricotte
An Amazing Lesbian Resistance Anthem
John Wesley Carhart: “Norma Trist; or Pure Carbon: A Story of the Inversion of the Sexes” (September 26, 1895)
The main character in this novel, Norma Trist, makes the most affirmative defense of genital-orgasmic love relations between women published in English in the nineteenth century.
A gay teacher recalls the bullying he suffered as a child, and how he came through it.