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MGH Audio Featured in Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ Podcast

Slate

Outward devoted an episode to past and present debates within the queer community and used a clip from MGH’s first Jean O’Leary episode to tell the story of the 1973 confrontation between Jean and trans activist Sylvia Rivera following the fourth annual Gay Pride parade.

August 21, 2019

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MGH Receives Rave Review in the Guardian

The Guardian

The Guardian’s Miranda Sawyer pronounced MGH a “brilliant” podcast and called MGH’s episode about the Stonewall riots “utterly gripping.”

July 7, 2019

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NPR’s “On Point” on Stonewall and Its Legacy

NPR

NPR’s David Folkenflik spoke with MGH’s Eric Marcus and others about the meaning of Stonewall and the state of the LGBTQ movement now.

June 28, 2019

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NPR’s “Throughline” Explores LGBTQ Activism Pre-Stonewall

NPR

MGH’s Eric Marcus joined Ramtin Arablouei and Rund Abdelfatah of NPR’s “Throughline” podcast for a conversation about queer activism and resistance before Stonewall.  Features MGH archival audio.

June 27, 2019

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NPR’s “All Things Considered” Features Interview with MGH’s Eric Marcus

NPR

Ari Shapiro of NPR’s “All Things Considered” interviewed MGH host Eric Marcus about LGBTQ activism before and after Stonewall.  Features MGH archival audio.

June 27, 2019

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MGH-Inspired Blog Posts and Teacher Resources from Facing History

Facing History and Ourselves

Throughout June, Learn+Teach+Share, a blog by the nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves, devoted four posts to the history of the city of Los Angeles and the LGBTQ civil rights movement between 1940 and 1980. Using MGH’s episodes about Edythe Eyde, Chuck Rowland, Dr. Evelyn Hooker, and Deborah Johnson and Zandra Rolón Amato as their starting point, the posts offer teaching prompts and resources to bring LGBTQ history into the classroom.

June 26, 2019

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“Library Talks” on Stonewall 50

Library Talks Podcast

Eric Marcus talked about—and shared clips from—the MGH archive in this episode of the New York Public Library’s “Library Talks” podcast.

June 21, 2019

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MGH’s Eric Marcus Featured on Call-In Show “LGBTQ and the City”

WNYC

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, WNYC’s Kai Wright hosted three call-in shows about NYC as a home for LGBTQ people then and now.  Eric Marcus appeared as a guest on the second episode alongside noted LGBTQ historian Lillian Faderman.

June 19, 2019

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NBC News Mini-Documentary Series on Stonewall 50

NBC News

In this first part of a multi-part short documentary series, NBC looks at the pre-Stonewall “homophile” movement.  MGH’s Eric Marcus is among several people featured in the series, which includes articles with embedded video.

June 10, 2019

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