Scoops: History First Published on

From OutHistory
Jump to navigationJump to search was founded to encourage members of the LGBTQ community and their friends to create content on the site.

Here's a list of some of the remarkable content created by students, teachers, the public, and the site's administrators and directors, and first published on

Last updated October 6, 2011, 7:25 pm EST

Anonymous: Gay/Straight Alliance at West Windsor Plainsboro High School North, New Jersey

A high school student writes in the first person about the formation of a Gay/Straight Alliance at her school.

Auer, Jeff: Main Page

A grad student in history traces the history in pictures of Gay Bathhouses, Gay Clothing Stores, Gay Discos, Gay Film Studios, Gay Magazines, and Gay Male Beauty Contests.

D'Emilio, John: OutHistory Entries Main Page

A professor of history writes numbers of entries about Chicago's LGBTQ history. Simultaneously published in

Frydlewicz, Rob: History Through My Pink-Colored Glasses: Main Page

OutHistory includes a blog, the personal take of one gay man on people and events in the past.

Gonzales, Anthony: Subway Sex Idols; New York City, 2008

21 Works by An Emerging Artist

Gruener, Claude M. and Rick Wagner: Research on Sterling and Bloss, MAIN PAGE

A huge, major research report and document presentation by four community-based researchers about John William Sterling, the Yale donor, and his partner of almost 50 years, James Orville Bloss.

Mitchell Halberstadt: A Gay Youth Group, the FBI, and the Community, November 28, 1984

Katz, Jonathan Ned: Original OutHistory Entries, Main Page

Legal Cases Appealed: January 1, 1800-December 31, 1899

An original Legal Research Project
Also see: Timeline: Published U.S. State Appeals Case Reports, 1800-1899

Lind, Earl (Ralph Werther-Jennie June): The Riddle of the Underworld, 1921

OutHistory announces the discovery of parts of the third volume of a transgender memoir of 1921.

Lily Duer Kills Ella Hearn: Pocomoke City, MD, November 5, 1878

Romantic friendship turns sour, and one young woman friend kills another.

Nestle, Joan: OutHistory Entries Main Page

The noted author, teacher, and co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in Brooklyn, NY, writes an original series of memoirs for

Newton, Esther, and her Students: Lesbians in the Twentieth Century: 1900-1999

A anthropologist curates an exhibit focusing specifically on lesbian United States history.

Park, Pauline: "Campaign for a Transgender Rights Law," NYC, June 2000-April 2002

History of how the New York City transgender rights law came to be by one of its participants.

Pastor Schlegel Proposes to Organize Uranians in the U.S.: August 1903

For the first time in English, OutHistory presents the documentation of a link between the homosexual emancipation movement in Germany and a German-American in the U.S.

Schlittler, Ron: Out and Elected in the U.S.A., 1974-2004

An original exhibit of texts and photos of openly LGBT elected officials in the U.S.

Stein, Marc: Philadelphia LGBT History Project, 1945-1972

Transcripts from Marc Stein's oral history interviews with some of Philly's leading gay activists.

Since Stonewall Local Histories Contest Entries

The winners and all the entries in OutHistory's popular local histories contest.

Stonewall Riot Police Reports, June 28, 1969 is the first to find and publish the original police reports of the Stonewall Riots of 1969.

Ullman, Sharon, and her Students: Queer Youth: On Campus and in the Media, 1947-2007

A historian and her students provide an original essay about queer youth.

Weeks, Marshall: Postcards: Masculine Women, Feminine Men; early-20th c.

A postcard collector presents numbers of his finds documenting what was thought to be gender deviance in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.