In the 1920s, Berlin had nearly 100 gay and lesbian bars or cafes. Vienna had about a dozen gay cafes, clubs and bookstores. In Paris, certain quarters were renowned for open displays of gay and trans nightlife. Even Florence, Italy, had its own gay district, as did many smaller European cities. When the Nazis came […]
Peace Be Still: Rev. James Cleveland and The Paradox of Peace in the Modern Civil Rights Movement Rev. James Cleveland was a singer, pianist, composer, conductor, preacher, pastor, entrepreneur, and founder of the Gospel Music Workshop (GMWA). Cleveland’s 1963 release, “Peace Be Still” is a song about peace but it is not a peaceful song. […]
The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies is hosting a retreat for Queergrown Jews, people raised in intentional Jewish queer families and communities. Tell your story and have it published in a book on the topic. Generous subsidies for housing and travel. Additional details coming soon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.