With reports from hundreds of sub-Saharan African locales of male-male sexual relations and from about fifty of female-female sexual relations, it is clear that same-sex sexual relations existed in traditional African societies, though varying in forms and in the degree of public acceptance
The confrontations between police and demonstrators at the Stonewall Inn in New York City the weekend of June 27-29, 1969 mark the beginning of the modern glbtq movement for equal rights.
A social role for individuals who crossed or mixed male and female characteristics was one of the most widely distributed institutions of native North America.
The sexual revolution of post-World War II America changed sexual and gender roles profoundly.
Mixed-orientation marriages--those in which one partner is straight and the other is gay or lesbian--often end in divorce, but such an ending is not inevitable.
"Leather" is a blanket term for a large array of sexual preferences, identities, relationship structures, and social organizations loosely tied together by the thread of what is conventionally understood as sadomasochistic sex.
Since the late nineteenth century, transgendered people have advocated legal and social reforms that would ameliorate the kinds of oppression and discrimination they suffer.
Formed soon after the Stonewall Riots of 1969, the short-lived but influential Gay Liberation Front brought a new militancy to the movement that became known as gay liberation.
Zach Wahls on Late Night with David Letterman.
Congratulations to Zach Wahls on the publication of his book, My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family, written with Bruce Littlefield. In his book, Wahls, who came to national attention when his January 31, 2011 speech to the Iowa House Judiciary Committee became an Internet sensation, tells the story of his family.
Ellen DeGeneres describes My Two Moms as "A resounding testament to individuality and to the power of family in all forms from the young man who 'lit up the Internet.'"
My Two Moms is officially published on April 26, 2012 in both hardback and electronic formats. It may be ordered here.
Below is a trailer for the book.
In the clip below, Wahls talks about his book on the Late Show with David Letterman on April 23, 2012.