Gay History: Activism and LGBT Rights News
The history of gay criminalization in the United States — mostly in the form of anti-sodomy laws — is a complex one, but let’s break it all down
The Mattachine Society was eventually seen as too reserved, but it laid the groundwork for the entire LGBTQ rights movement
After ONE Magazine debuted in 1953, the U.S. government harassed its writers and put it on trial for obscenity, just because it was gay.
Everyone already knows about the Stonewall Riots, but in August 1966, the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco was an early blow for LGBT rights