Coming Out, Moving Forward, the second volume in R. Richard Wagner’s groundbreaking work on gay history in Wisconsin, outlines the challenges that LGBT Wisconsinites faced in their efforts to right past oppressions and secure equality in the post-Stonewall period between 1969 and 2000. More details, below.
Explore Wisconsin's history of LGBTQ+ Activism with a rich collection of examples of individuals across a wide spectrum of identities who have helped to empower others to make a positive change in the world. Details below.
Look further into the amazing work done by gay men throughout history to preserve history in communities all across the country in Will Fellow's book A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of Culture. Details below.
Written by long-time Milwaukee resident, Julie Tarney, My Son Wears Heels tells the story of one mother's experience raising her child in an era without guides, parenting-tips, or even the internet. Tarney was awarded the inaugural BeOUT Award for LGBTQ Visibility by Milwaukee Pride for her book.
Written by director Mark H. Knipping and curator Korinne K. Oberle, On the Shake Rag is a collection of stories and photographs of the Neal and Hellum Pendarvis House during the early and mid 1900s. Details below.