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.
The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus celebrates the season.
May the Holiday Season be rewarding and fulfilling for all of us. Here is some music to get you into the spirit of the season.
The London Gay Men's Chorus sings "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.
The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus performs "(I'll Be Home) With Bells On."
The Portland Gay Men's Chorus a cappella subgroup Cascade sings Owl City's "The Christmas Song (Christmas With You)" at their 2012 holiday concert.
The incomparable Melissa Etheridge sings "Christmas in America: Send My Baby Home."
From the Windy City Gay Chorus 2012 Holiday Concert.
Dan O'Leary and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus say "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."
The Indigo Girls sing "Mistletoe."
Melissa Manchester and the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles perform "A Mother's Prayer" in memory of the glbtq youth who have been lost to bullying and despair.
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles has dedicated their performance of David Bowie's arrangement of "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy" to the families of Newtown, Connecticut, where a gunman killed 26 people last week.