Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

Latest Episodes

Season 11: Episode 6: Kathleen Boatwright

December 8, 2022 - 26:28
When Kathleen Boatwright fell in love with a woman at church, she fell hard. But this was no carefree romance. The church was staunchly...

Season 11: Episode 5: Robert Bauman

December 1, 2022 - 30:19
In 1980, conservative congressman Robert Bauman was caught soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy. The scandal landed the married father...

Season 11: Episode 4: Urvashi Vaid

November 24, 2022 - 29:52
Indian-born activist and lawyer Urvashi Vaid was fiercely attuned to injustice from an early age. Adamant that the fight for LGBTQ...

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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.

More Episodes

Season 11: Episode 6: Kathleen Boatwright

December 8, 2022 - 26:28
When Kathleen Boatwright fell in love with a woman at church, she fell hard. But this was no carefree romance. The church was staunchly...

Season 11: Episode 5: Robert Bauman

December 1, 2022 - 30:19
In 1980, conservative congressman Robert Bauman was caught soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy. The scandal landed the married father...

Season 11: Episode 4: Urvashi Vaid

November 24, 2022 - 29:52
Indian-born activist and lawyer Urvashi Vaid was fiercely attuned to injustice from an early age. Adamant that the fight for LGBTQ...

Season 11: Episode 3: Faygele Ben-Miriam

November 17, 2022 - 29:42
In 1972, Faygele Ben-Miriam’s penchant for wearing dresses to the office got him fired from his government job in Seattle. The fact that...

Season 11: Episode 2: Rev. Carolyn Mobley-Bowie

November 10, 2022 - 29:10
Growing up in the segregated South, Rev. Carolyn Mobley-Bowie knew the challenge of finding an accepting place in the world—a challenge...

Season 11: Episode 1: Craig Rodwell

November 3, 2022 - 20:02
In 1954, Craig Rodwell was just 14 when he was arrested for having sex with a man. The experience set the young Chicagoan on the road to...