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“Queer the Table” Features MGH’s “Kay Lahusen’s Gay Table” Episode

Heritage Radio Network

“Queer the Table,” a podcast about “the joyful, messy, radical magic that happens in spaces where queerness and food intersect” featured MGH’s episode about the monthly gay dinner hosted by activist Kay Lahusen at her retirement community.

September 9, 2019

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MGH Featured on Oprah Magazine’s List of “20 Best History Podcasts That’ll Make You Rethink What You Learned in School”

O, The Oprah Magazine

August 22, 2019

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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 Featured on Oprah Magazine’s List of “12 LGBTQ Podcasts That’ll Make You Proud Year-Round”

O, The Oprah Magazine

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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