Mattachine Society News and Stories
Queer parties, protests and trans women who started the Stonewall Riots are all hiding in the New York Public Library’s massive photo archive.
While now it’s mostly just an aesthetic, the radical faeries started out as a counter-cultural community — and changed the world for the better
The Mattachine Society was eventually seen as too reserved, but it laid the groundwork for the entire LGBTQ rights movement
Dick Leitsch, the last surviving member of the Mattachine Society, sat down with us and Ken Lustbader, co-director of the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
Today at brunch, be sure to bring up the ‘Queer Eye’ reboot, Bermuda’s baffling gaffe in repealing marriage equality and Hornet’s #DecriminalizeLGBT campaign
Devlyn Camp’s ‘Mattachine’ podcast is an outstanding look at the early history of gay activism in the United States, starting in the 1920s
Edd Kimber talks to us about winning the competition show’s first season, and how he came out as gay to a supporting family
The involvement of Gay and Lesbian activists in Politics has been long and difficult. Timothy Stewart-Winter talks about his new book chronicling Gay activism in Politics inside the city of Chicago from the 1950s to the 1990s.