Elberskirchen sounds to us today like an extraordinary voice. Yet what is striking is that she was rather ordinary.
Tag: LGBT History
Public discourse on homosexuality through the images, ideas, and judgements made about queer lives.
Mass incarceration cannot be understood without looking through the lenses of gender and sexuality.
Bad Girls details how young women and girls in the 1940s and 1950s pursued new sexual freedoms.
Rachel Hope Cleves The fortieth-anniversary celebration of Jonathan Ned Katz’s classic document collection Gay American History convened Wednesday evening, May 4, at John Jay College in New York City, with a panel on lesbian history. Cheryl Clarke presided over comments by Caroll Smith-Rosenberg and Claire Potter to an audience that […]
The Los Angeles Advocate captured the essence of an important segment of the LGBTQ culture.
Christopher Lowen Agee In 1960 Patrolman John Mindermann, a rookie officer in the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD), was assigned to San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood. On his first night out, he stumbled upon the Cable Car Village, a gay bar. Speaking with me years later, he recounted this discovery […]