Library and bookstore featuring five centuries of documents
about gay men's sexuality -- from oppression to revolution
with a History
An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* History
with extensive links
in History: A Partially Annotated Bibliography
This bibliography is arranged according to subject matter.
Although it originated (in 1989) in a bibliography of medieval
homosexuality, and is most complete for that period, it now
addresses the history of homosexuality in all periods.
Heritage: A Timeline
A good chronology of queer history
An introduction to the stories and the people of modern gay
history (1700-1973). The site is an ongoing project and most
articles about gay male history from 1700-1900 have been completed
Gay History of Planet Earth
An in-breadth look at the presence of gay people around the
world, throughout history.
History and Culture
Essays by Rictor Norton mainly covering UK gay history but
also has extensive links to other gay history resources world-wide
Historical Gay People
List of Famous Gay, Lesbans and Bisexuals
Extensive details of historical and current people who have
made a difference.
Comprehensive illustrated and generally trustworthy list,
with longer biographies of many of them.
and Bisexual Rulers
A list of 72 rulers, with dates.
Lesbian, and Bi Historical Figures
Long list, with dates and sources.
Knowing some of these great HEROES of the past helps dispel
many MYTHS about gay people, and looking past the LEGENDS
that they have become reveals them to be people just like
you and me.
and Lesbian Heritage
One of the most detailed lists of famous gay and lesbian people
although mainly in the fields of music, art and literature.
The combined titanic efforts of prominent Russian and
Western scholars - historians, sociologists, sexologists and
many other specialists - contibuted to the reconstruction
and portrayal of the gay life during all periods of the long
This webpage brings you a series of recordings, broadcast
on radio in Australia, taking you on a historical tour of
gay & lesbian Sydney. Also provides links to Melbourne Gay
A History of Brighton's Lesbian & Gay Community
Virtual Walking Tours of Manhattan Streets which details the
street-by-street history of buildings, including those with
a gay history.
of the past
400 Years of Gay History in America - tied to documentary
film released in 1998
History of Gay Bathouses
Legendary bathouses of New York and elsewhere
States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals
Histories and Blogs
Personal website of Keith - containing recollections of
gay life in London from the perspective of an older gay
Wall of ROQ
Personal site of John Tomlinson, a Canadian gay elder, cancer
survivor and self-described "retired old queen" (ROQ). Autobiographical
musings on his life story including his long-term relationship,
retirement and old age.
T. Sears, PhD
Home page of a southern educator, author, scholar, and lecturer.
Includes biographical info, an annotated bibliography, excerpts
of writings, as well as news on forthcoming books, information
about how to contribute to an international journal on lgbt
issues in education, and lots of rainbow material and resources,
particularly on the American South.
A memoir and reflection on gay history
and popular culture from the post-World War II years
to the late Eighties - most of it centered on New York
City, though one section is devoted to Syracuse, and
there is a bit about Chicago.
Museum of Gay and Lesbian History
Our mission is simple: build the first world-class museum
showcasing both the remarkable historic contributions made
by gays and lesbians and the unique heritage and culture
of the GLBT community.
National Archive of Lesbian, Gay Bisexual & Transgender History
The archive works to preserve our communities' heritage, making
it accessible through regular exhibits, publications and scholarly
research activities from 1950 to the present.
World History of Male Love
Fascinating collection of artwork and literature detailing
how gay male love has always been a part of the social fabric.
While there arenít as many examples as we would like, those
provided are well worth a visit.
......milk came in bottles. Nostalgia site for the over
on Lesbian and Gay History (CLGH)
An affiliated society of the American Historical Association.
The Committee on Lesbian and Gay History (CLGH) was founded
in 1979 to promote the study of homosexuality in the past
and present by facilitating communication among scholars
in a variety of disciplines working on a variety of cultures