LGBT History

Episode 37: Lucy Hicks Anderson: The Story of a Transgender Woman of Color in the 1940’s

We don’t know much about Lucy Hicks Anderson. Like many people of color living in the U.S. before the Civil Rights movement, her history has been buried beneath a white shrine. Yet we know enough from news articles and fragmented documents to know that Lucy was a badass in every sense of the word.

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Episode 34: Harvey Milk Part 2: The Twinkie Defense

We’re back with the second half of this notorious story. Now we dive head first into Harvey’s many attempts at political office, some of his wins, and his evolving rivalry with another City Supervisor, Dan White.

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Episode 33: Harvey Milk Part One: The Confident Drifter

Maybe you think you know the story of infamous gay politician Harvey Milk. Maybe you’ve seen the 2009 Sean Penn film and are all caught up on the subject.

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Episode 31: Happy Holigays! A history of the Gay Men’s Chorus

Don’t let this evening be a Silent Night. Instead, tune into our latest episode on A History of the Gay Men’s Chorus. After all, would it be The Most Wonderful Time of the Year without the serenading of queer voices?

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Episode 23: Florence Nightingale, Asexual Badass

Not much is known or said about Asexuality. But every day more people find the words to express their true orientation. Throughout the centuries, countless Asexuals have been falsely accused of a variety of sins and disorders due to their lack of sexual desires.

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Episode 22: Matthew Shepard Part 2: The Aftermath

We conclude the heartbreaking story of Matthew Shepard by discussing his the effect his legacy had on the queer community.

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Episode 21: Matthew Shepard Part 1

On October 6, 1998, America’s views on the queer community, and specifically hate crimes towards LGBTQ people, would change dramatically. All because of Matthew Shepard.

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