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Making Gay History News

The Urgent Mission to Record Making Gay History’s Interviews


Terence Mickey, who produces the Memory Motel podcast and interviewed Eric Marcus prior to Making Gay History’s 2016 launch, writes about Eric’s mad dash in the late 1980s to record the interviews for his book that now comprise the Making Gay History audio archive.  Listen to Eric’s Memory Motel interview here.

January 3, 2018

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MGH Host Eric Marcus Interviewed on “Gay USA” TV


“Gay USA” hosts Ann Northrop and Andy Humm interviewed Making Gay History’s Eric Marcus about the podcast in a 20-minute segment that starts 37:20 into the show.

December 20, 2017

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MGH is a Top 2017 Pick for Non-Gimlet Podcasts

Gimlet Medium

Gimlet’s “Medium” lists Making Gay History as a top 2017 podcast and says:  “Eric Marcus’ soothing voice and beautiful writing literally walks you back to the early days of gay rights in America and introduces you to the people who took those important first steps…”

December 19, 2017

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Canada’s CBC Features MGH’s Sara Burningham

CBC News Edmonton

MGH’s executive producer Sara Burningham was interviewed for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio about MGH’s J.J. Belanger episode. Read the followup article.

November 29, 2017

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Queer History Article Features Eric Marcus & MGH


Caitlin Cruz writes about how more podcasts, films, TV shows, and books are mining stories from the fight for LGBTQ rights than ever before.

November 2, 2017

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“Sewers of Paris” Features Interview with Eric Marcus

“Sewers of Paris” podcast producer and host Matt Baume interviews MGH’s Eric Marcus about about how his life was shaped by his favorite books, movies, music, and shows.  Click the “Read More” link to have a listen!

October 22, 2017


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Oral History Association Gives MGH 2017 Award!

Making Gay History creator and host Eric Marcus attended the Oral History Association’s annual meeting in Minneapolis to receive OHA’s “Oral History in a Nonprint Format Award.”  Pictured in the photo is Eric Marcus (left) and MGH fan and University of  North Texas graduate student Karen Wisely.

October 5, 2017

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NBC Out Names Making Gay History a Podcast “You Should Know About”

NBC News

NBC Out asked its social media followers to share their favorite LGBTQ-inclusive podcasts with them and Making Gay History landed at number two on a list of the top eleven favorites.

September 1, 2017

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Edythe Eyde Featured in WP Column

Washington Post

Making Gay History gets a shout out and link in a profile of Edythe Eyde (aka, Lisa Ben) in a Washington Post “Retropolis” column.

July 10, 2017

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