It is awarded in even-numbered years, covering works from the previous two years. Through deeply thoughtful and ethical planning, The New York City Trans Oral History Project worked closely with communities to create a sustainable oral history project. While the art world has increasingly recognized the value of queer works, major museums continue to exclude queer artists. The exhibit frames censorship as producing knowledge rather than silencing queer creativity, in its bold display of how queer art, despite tremendous opposition, has refused to remain in the closet. Joshua Burford involved community organizations and initiated an oral history project to create an interactive timeline with an accompanying online presence. The Upstairs Lounge Fire online exhibit weaves artifacts from the time into a vivid historical account of the tragedy and memorializes those who perished, including members of Metropolitan Community Church, who had used the space to worship and become bar regulars.
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A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history. Allan Henry Spear was the first openly gay man in the United States to serve as a state legislator. He served as president of the Minnesota Senate for nearly a decade, taught history at the University of Minnesota for thirty-five years, and was a lifelong lover of travel, food, music, and literature. When Spear was launching his twenty-eight-year career as a Minnesota senator and beginning to come out as gay in , he already had a lifetime of experiences behind him.
The book used interviews with gay veterans, government documents, and other sources to discuss the social and political issues that faced over 9, servicemen and women during World War II. The film received a Peabody Award for excellence in documentary media in MacArthur Foundation in
The question of what causes some people to be gay has been a topic of endless debate among the general public and the mental health community. Generally speaking, the religious community of every persuasion views homosexuality as an abhorrent sin against God and nature. Deeply religious groups among Muslims, Christians, Catholics and Jews reject homosexuality as totally unacceptable in the eyes of God. Therefore, most orthodox religious leaders view it as a life style choice thereby condemning the homosexual to eternal hell. Based on increasing amounts of research the APA decided to drop homosexuality as a diagnostic category.