Making Gay History News

Making Gay History News

“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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Coming Out — Eric Marcus Shares His Story

Coming Out Media

Eric Marcus shared his story of coming out with Emma Goswell for the “Coming Out Stories” podcast.

June 10, 2019

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MGH Featured on Bustle’s List of “8 Best LGBTQIA+ Podcasts to Listen to in 2019”

Bustle

June 3, 2019

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“A Special Season of ‘Making Gay History’ Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with Exclusive Archival Audio”

The Daily News

Article by Muri Assunção about MGH’s special four-episode Stonewall 50 season.  (The Daily News also featured the release of each of the season’s episodes throughout the month of June.)

June 6, 2019

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MGH’s Eric Marcus Honored in NBC Out’s 2019 #Pride50 List

NBC Out

Video profile produced by Michelle Pomeroy and Jake Winsett.  Article by Tim Fitzsimons.

June 3, 2019

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“Who Threw the First Brick at Stonewall?” Video on Stonewall Myths

The New York Times

In this terrific video (and accompanying article), the New York Times’s Shane O’Neill explores the enduring myth-making and arguments that the Stonewall uprising has inspired. Features MGH’s Eric Marcus and MGH audio.

May 31, 2019

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“‘Making Gay History’ Podcast Unearths the Voices of the Architects of the LGBTQ Rights Movement — before and after the Stonewall Riots”

The Daily News

The Daily News’Muri Assunção published a feature story about how MGH came to be and where it’s headed next (although it left out a full picture of MGH’s origin story—Sara Burningham ushered the archive into an idea for the podcast and in partnership with Jenna Weiss-Berman and Pineapple Street Media we got it out into the world).

May 24, 2019

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MGH Featured on the Advocate’s List of “12 LGBTQ Podcasts You Should Be Listening To”

The Advocate

May 17, 2019

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