Making Gay History

A Society, Culture and History podcast
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Intimate, personal portraits of both known and long-forgotten champions, heroes, and witnesses to history brought to you from rare archival interviews.

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Brooklyn-born Martha Shelley was a rebel. She didn’t like being told what to do, wear, or say. She hated the lesbian bars, and after joining the Daughters of Bilitis she strained against the self-imposed limits of the homophile movement. Coming of …
Read about Dick Leitsch’s life in his New York Times obituary and check out our special “In Memoriam” episode about him here. Dick Leitsch donated his personal papers to the New York Public Library (NYPL) archives. Read the New Yorker article on Le…
See the June 1966 issue of The Ladder with Eckstein on the cover here and read the interview that Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen conducted with her.  Gittings and Lahusen were featured in two MGH episodes here and here.  And Kay was feature…

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minikui reviewed this podcast on Feb 17th, 2018
"This podcast is delightful and really paints in vivid, firsthand colors the often forgotten history of the gay rights movement. This is important historical listening and I highly recommend it. "
 

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Podcast Details
Started
Oct 5th, 2016
Latest Episode
Feb 21st, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
54
Avg. Episode Length
19 minutes

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