Season 2 — Preview

Season Two Preview

Making Gay History mines Eric Marcus’s 30-year-old audio archive of rare interviews to create intimate, personal portraits of both known and long-forgotten champions, heroes, and witnesses to LGBTQ history.  In this preview we offer a taste of what’s to come in Season Two, featuring the extraordinary voices of Shirley Willer, Hal Call, Morris Foote, Jean O’Leary, and Randy Wicker and Marsha P. Johnson.  The first of Season Two’s 10 episodes drops on March 2nd.

Photo Information

Photo montage, clockwise from upper right:

  • Jean O’Leary, July 1, 1979 at the Houston, Texas, Gay Pride Parade.  Photo by Larry Butler, courtesy of the Botts Collection, University of Houston Libraries.
  • Barbara Gittings, 1961.  Photo by Kay Lahusen, courtesy of the Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
  • Marsha P. Johnson (left) with unidentified man at the Christopher Street Liberation Day Gay Pride Parade, New York City, June 24, 1973.  Photo by Leonard Fink, courtesy of the LGBT Community Center National History Archive.
  • Herb Selwyn, 1943.  Courtesy of the Selwyn family.