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Making Gay History

Intimate, personal portraits of both known and long-forgotten champions, heroes, and witnesses to history brought to you from rare archival interviews.

Episodes

Podcast: Making Gay History: Stonewall 50 - Episode 1 - Prelude to a Riot

In this first episode of Making Gay History’s Stonewall 50 season, we hear stories from the pre-Stonewall struggle for LGBTQ rights. Travel back in time to hear voices from the turbulent 1960s and to understand the tinderbox that was Greenwich Village on the eve of an uprising.  [more inside]
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Podcast: Making Gay History: Magnus Hirschfeld

On the occasion of Magnus Hirschfeld's 150th birthday in May 2018, Eric Marcus traveled to Germany to find out more about this early champion of LGBTQ civil rights. A true story of a heroic doctor, forbidden romance, a global search for lost artifacts, and Nazis. [more inside]
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