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GLBTQ: an encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & queer culture
The University of Michigan provides this incredible resource. Articles are professionaly written and critiqued. This is just a wonderful resource of biographies and overviews of the impact of gay men & women on world history.

ACTUP an Oral History Project
ACTUP was an important organization bringing home the devasting impact of AIDS to the United States collective consciousness.

Gay and Lesbian Regional History
A terrific index of websites devoted to the history of gay & lesbian communities throughout the United States. It also includes a page of links to histories of gay communities throughout the world.

Gay History
Short essays on the history of gay people primarily in Europe and the United States.  Essays appear in some local publications.  This site is still being developed.

Gay History and Literature
Queer history from a British slant.

GLBT Historical Society
The GLBT Historical Society is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and otherwise make available to the public historical, cultural, and artistic materials related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender communities, identities, and practices, as well as of other sexual minorities.

Out of the Past
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) posts a terrific history of gays & lesbians online.  Not to be missed!

People with a History: An online guide to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* history
This site is huge! A veritable cornucopia of historical evidence that gay people have lived on the face of this earth forever.

The Pink Triangle
The History of the Gay Male and Lesbian Experience during World War II

Stonewall and Beyond: Lesbian and Gay Culture
A website based on an exhibit at Columbia University.

World History of Male Love
Gathers together from every continent the stories and myths of male love.

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Roadside Attractions
More interesting sites you might want to try.

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