Making Gay History News

Making Gay History News

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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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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