Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

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Season 1: Preview

October 5, 2016 - 03:30
The Making Gay History podcast mines Eric Marcus’s decades-old audio archive of rare interviews to create intimate, personal portraits...

Season 1: Episode 1: Sylvia Rivera

October 13, 2016 - 12:33
A never before heard conversation with trans icon, self-described “drag queen,” and Stonewall uprising veteran Sylvia Rivera. Sylvia...

Season 1: Episode 2: Wendell Sayers

October 20, 2016 - 15:21
You’ve never heard of Wendell Sayers, but once you hear his story, you’ll never forget him. Born in Western Kansas in 1904, Wendell was...

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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 1: Preview

October 5, 2016 - 03:30
The Making Gay History podcast mines Eric Marcus’s decades-old audio archive of rare interviews to create intimate, personal portraits...

Season 1: Episode 1: Sylvia Rivera

October 13, 2016 - 12:33
A never before heard conversation with trans icon, self-described “drag queen,” and Stonewall uprising veteran Sylvia Rivera. Sylvia...

Season 1: Episode 2: Wendell Sayers

October 20, 2016 - 15:21
You’ve never heard of Wendell Sayers, but once you hear his story, you’ll never forget him. Born in Western Kansas in 1904, Wendell was...

Season 1: Episode 3: Edythe Eyde aka Lisa Ben

October 27, 2016 - 15:03
In 1947, Hollywood secretary Edythe Eyde, aka Lisa Ben, had the audacity to publish “Vice Versa,” the first ever “magazine” for...

Season 1: Episode 4: Dr. Evelyn Hooker

November 3, 2016 - 17:05
In 1945 Dr. Evelyn Hooker’s gay friend Sam From urged her to do a study challenging the commonly held belief that homosexuals were by...

Season 1: Episode 5: Frank Kameny

November 10, 2016 - 19:26
Frank Kameny fought for what was right. And he never gave up. Lessons for us all.Visit our episode webpage for background information,...