Making Gay History News

Making Gay History News

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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MGH Announces New Stonewall Factsheet

Making Gay History in collaboration with the Stonewall 50 Consortium, the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, New York Public Library, National Parks Conservation Association, and GLSEN released “Stonewall:  The Basics.”  To download the factsheet, click here.

April 15, 2019

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Outbeat Radio Devotes 4 Special Programs to MGH Interviews

KRCB

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, Outbeat Radio celebrates LGBTQ history by featuring MGH interviews during their programming on the 5th Sunday of March, June, September, and December 2019.

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

NPR

Michel Martin of NPR’s “All Things Considered” interviewed MGH host Eric Marcus about the podcast’s upcoming episode, which will feature a newly discovered interview with civil rights leader Bayard Rustin.

January 6, 2019

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