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GLBT HISTORY

  OCTOBER IS LGBT HISTORY MONTH!
Most people know that June is designated Gay and Lesbian Pride Month because, on June 28,1969, gays at the Stonewall Inn in New York City resisted arrest after the club was raided by the police. This event is considered the start of the modern gay rights movement in the U.S. and worldwide.

October was selected as Gay and Lesbian History Month to commemorate the first two lesbian and gay marches on Washington in October 1979 and 1987.

Why do we need a GLBT History month? click here for one answer to that question.

Click below for YFFN's rant on why GLBT history is important and for some education about GLBT historical events and figures.

Learn more about Idaho's pretty impressive GLBT History
Some other links about GLBT history in general
http://www.oneinstitute.org/
ONE Institute & Archives houses the world's largest research library on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered heritage and concerns

http://home.teleport.com/~glapn/
Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest. Based in Portland, OR.

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/pwh/index-faq.html
An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* History

http://www.planetout.com/pno/news/history/splash.html
PlanetOut's GLBT History Archive

http://www.infopt.demon.co.uk/gayhist.htm
Gay History and Literature - essays by Rictor Norton

http://www.gaycenter.org/archives/
The National Archive of Lesbian, Gay Bisexual & Transgender History

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