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Journalist. Storyteller. Founder and host of the @MakingGayHistry podcast. Co-producer of Those Who Were There: Voices from the Holocaust @TWWTpodcast.

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Joined Twitter 9/12/16


Grateful for @MakingGayHistry's @EricBMarcus intimate stories of life in the shadow of the first decades of HIV/AID… https://t.co/nm4TmfQQrN
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7/30
2021
Oh, my God! Or as Jackie Mason might have said, “Oh, my Gawd!” I’d completely forgotten I was on the “Jackie Mason… https://t.co/JZthtTm25V
7/25
2021
@jeffmasters1 🤗💤🌈 @jeffmasters1 I’m an old-y! Up way past my bedtime! @jeffmasters1 Ha! Half an elder! Not even eligible for AARP!
7/24
2021
Wow! Thank you @mic for putting @MakingGayHistry on your short list of the best history podcasts that are also ente… https://t.co/yb45pqhFKM
7/23
2021
It's been a challenging trip down memory lane back to the early years of the AIDS crisis. But also a chance to rev… https://t.co/Ewv7BQSbI8
7/16
2021
Loved helping @robbierogers share his story. A total mensch who has helped pave the way for a new generation of out… https://t.co/XYZqQRuVHI
7/11
2021
@jeffmasters1 @MakingGayHistry It's ancient history! So glad that you're loving the new season. Next episode drops on Thursday, July 15.
7/9
2021
In "Coming of Age During the AIDS Crisis" Chapter One, Eric remembers when he first read about the virus he would c… https://t.co/H3rq05ps3Q
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7/6
2021
@devlyncamp You can do it!
7/5
2021
@raymond69 Every two weeks. Next episode drops July 15.
7/4
2021
@laurnosa @LauraZornoza @nytimes @NYHistory @LGBTQ_Museum Oops! Sorry about the mis-tagging!40 years ago today in the @nytimes: "Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals." In today's NY Times: "LGBTQ+ Museum Gai… https://t.co/70A1Opgiee
7/3
2021
"Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals." 40 years ago tomorrow I read that headline in the NY Times (page A20) & thoug… https://t.co/ItSb2HJXf3 @thomaswales 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈!
7/2
2021
Beyond grateful to one of my heroes who helped blaze a trail for generations to come—and now helped ensure that our… https://t.co/Ie9qPnyywxHave a listen: https://t.co/KEFRCpDcHQFeeling a little naked this morning after releasing the 1st episode of my @MakingGayHistry audio memoir, "Coming of… https://t.co/h6fodxqfyu
7/1
2021
During #PrideMonth I had the privilege of presenting my @MakingGayHistry audio history tour at an event organized b… https://t.co/5xHoy9pkjn @jamespolchin @GALLIFRAEAN @WendyLRouse @ericcervini @wordbobby @AlexisCoe @MakingGayHistry There’s also the Making… https://t.co/8cKIETQyZX
6/30
2021
Breck Ardery self-produced the first audio documentary on #Stonewall: "June 28, 1970, Gay and Proud: A Living Histo… https://t.co/NAv3XGPxXI
Retweeted by Eric Marcus @shaneisland @ariiigoldstein Who isn't?Hear @EricBMarcus of the @MakingGayHistry discuss his book of the same name with Studs Terkel in 1992. https://t.co/608MGrixjH
Retweeted by Eric MarcusToday is the 52nd anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. To learn more, dive into the historical accuracy of the mo… https://t.co/3zQKpUQ9tq
Retweeted by Eric MarcusMy favorite sign from yesterday's NYC Queer Liberation March. Can you see why? https://t.co/EW25MqNtICWhat would Kay Lahusen have said about this brave young valedictorian who stood up in the face of bigotry and spoke… https://t.co/YSNXwgzfla
6/28
2021
Look who I ran into at the Queer Liberation March! The fabulous Imara Jones from ⁦@translashmedia⁩! https://t.co/vAdcBldgb7 @queloqueMister Yes! West on 41st Street to 7th Avenue. Tens of thousands! They just keep pouring out of the park!Direct from the Queer Liberation March in NYC! https://t.co/Ds3r0hH6qpThe late Kay Lahusen, who died on May 26, a pathbreaking leader of the lesbian and gay movement, recorded this love… https://t.co/W9zui7U33S
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6/27
2021
I graduated from college in '80 (my yearbook photo below). I had no idea that gay men were already dying of a myste… https://t.co/Z1DLsNOm06
6/25
2021
To mark the 40th anniv. of the first @nytimes article on what came to be known as AIDS, I've stepped from behind th… https://t.co/yDZCCIoENnThanks @HarryChancey for the @MakingGayHistry shout out! We released the season preview today. There was no hiding… https://t.co/OU261FPqH7
6/24
2021
Thank you, Bronx HS for the Visual Arts, for welcoming us and CBS into your classrooms! Most especially, we thank t… https://t.co/Qv7lGEhjgk
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6/23
2021
Thank you @NPR for re-releasing the "Before Stonewall" episode of Throughline podcast. Originally published in 2019… https://t.co/OE2rUCXjNK
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6/22
2021
@ABetterQuestio2 Glad you found our Dr. Evelyn Hooker episode. I don't recall coming across Dr. Philip West.
6/21
2021
Congrats to my friend and colleague @debrafowler for getting the kind of national attention her work on bringing… https://t.co/O9bnJj4d3iPick a #MakingGayHistory moment in the 60s-70s. Craig Rodwell (died #OnThisDay 1993) was there. On "Prelude to a Ri… https://t.co/0gWY7wxoJk
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6/19
2021
Loved @arishapiro's report tonight on @npratc about the new documentary @Ballerina_Boys (now streaming on PBS) abou… https://t.co/FKw5VMzqLh
6/17
2021
"The best way to honor us is to carry on the work that has been done—help combat ageism[,] recognize & promote visi… https://t.co/Mf2ZcWWL8c
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6/14
2021
Erik Bottcher would make a great City Council member for NYC. Take a look! https://t.co/AnrhdM2U9f
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6/13
2021
I love this film! And not just because I’m in it! (Not a Trock, just a talking head.). Be prepared to laugh, cry,… https://t.co/qMhJS1GjPlI wouldn't argue with an @Princeton prof like @AndyReynoldsPU, especially when he recommends having a listen to… https://t.co/oBnjwCfjDb
6/11
2021
"History isn't often told through a gay lens and Making Gay History looks to change that, telling the stories of th… https://t.co/Fh8wk4ng5n
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6/10
2021
This is my single favorite Barbara Gittings and Kay Lahusen story. I called them the happy warriors because they k… https://t.co/4y6I78pDd8
6/9
2021
Shaun Donovan discusses the disproportionate impact homelessness has on New York City’s LGBTQ+ youth. https://t.co/H6imu0AakK
Retweeted by Eric MarcusPBS will be airing The Lavender Scare documentary this month.  individual stations are programming it at their disc… https://t.co/ty1vuKlOh1
Retweeted by Eric MarcusThank you @spotifypodcasts for the shout out and kind words! We've got a new season coming July 1 on the history o… https://t.co/rx3Y6n5zvH
6/8
2021
Didn’t we all. Thanks to this older generation, I could find them in the 80s. https://t.co/UrLC4KgIMg
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6/7
2021
Thank you! Right back at you @Dromm25! You're a true LGBTQ hero, having paved the way for new generations of LGBT… https://t.co/8NUX4oln1xNot to be missed! Don't forget the tissues! Made me sorry that I gave away my "Saturday Night Fever" suit and blu… https://t.co/GsgbHqmp4nI take credit for the sport coat (very sorry I ever gave it away). The tie was chosen by Michael Green,… https://t.co/PNj0oCFrRT
6/5
2021
Can you tell from the photo how thrilled I was to meet @SecDebHaaland today @StonewallInnNYC? On her first in-perso… https://t.co/HkjrjiYLbQ
6/3
2021
Kay Lahusen and Barbara Gittings Part 1: https://t.co/Ra5RuphTb1 Kay Lahusen and Barbara Gittings Part 2:… https://t.co/Np1pjTuIPPListen to a remembrance of Kay Lahusen, passionate champion for our rights, on @npratc from @arishapiro and… https://t.co/pNkNjeU5wM
5/28
2021
NYPL remembers Katherine "Kay" Lahusen, whose activism, photography, and writing helped bring LGBTQ+ rights to the… https://t.co/BGjBvyEyz4
Retweeted by Eric MarcusDancing on pointe shoes, these male ballerinas mix artistry and joyous comedy in “Ballerina Boys.” Join us for th… https://t.co/GsfO45eAfC
Retweeted by Eric Marcus"The Trockadero did a lot to popularize ballet in a country that didn’t quite trust it yet. People understood ‘if w… https://t.co/49gJ723X0O
Retweeted by Eric Marcus @AlaricCDZ Three @MakingGayHistry episodes in which Kay Lahusen is featured: https://t.co/Y4499Sgub4,… https://t.co/k4OXSEL48H
5/27
2021
My friend Kay Lahusen has died. The pioneering #LGBTQ activist and life partner of Barbara Gittings—the happy warri… https://t.co/4mBM6y2ehWLove this interview! Love this documentary! Love the Trocks! Get out your hankies and watch on June 4. Tears of… https://t.co/4jCw01DhDJ
5/26
2021
Thank you @mistyonpointe for the kind words about our film! ❤️🩰 Watch Ballerina Boys on @PBSAmerMasters on June 4t… https://t.co/ua8B8y5Rla
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5/25
2021
Thank you @mashable for choosing @MakingGayHistry as one of the 25 best educational podcasts for learning what you… https://t.co/PEeAAfJAcX @amdial I found Solveig! With the help of a fierce researcher and a genealogist. Thanks for helping to spread the word!
5/22
2021
I love this! Time to add it to the @Vassar College store. https://t.co/hTaZ7AshkT
5/21
2021
Alix Dobkin, lesbian singer, songwriter, and the face of the iconic “The Future is Female” T-shirt photo (below), d… https://t.co/cG2JFjoB0E
5/19
2021
@nycHealthy @MakingGayHistry Thank you! Will do right now! @thejacquifulton @MakingGayHistry I'm guessing that she was in her 30s.I need your help! For our upcoming @MakingGayHistry podcast season, I'm trying to track down the social worker who… https://t.co/ZMuBCkqtvrSo interesting! Long before Stonewall and across the Atlantic, gay people began fighting for their rights. Our hi… https://t.co/WouMjfGpt1
5/18
2021
Hey, @EricBMarcus of @MakingGayHistry , it was great lifting up Bayard alongside you in FX Pride last weekend! Now… https://t.co/0S6c9f6zvW
Retweeted by Eric MarcusNot to be missed! Gay men on pointe changing the world one pirouette at a time! A compelling, heart-felt, moving,… https://t.co/tnlzCExaWb
5/17
2021
Thank you @StudsArchive for the shout out! Of the scores of interviews I did back in 1992 for the Making Gay Histo… https://t.co/s4plbiTiNC
5/16
2021
RT " RT @TheBarbaraSmith: The groundbreaking series #Pride premieres tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET on FX. You can see my… https://t.co/GAGcWTshx8
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5/14
2021
@WendyLRouse @MakingGayHistry Thanks for the shout out! We work with @HistUnErased to develop LGBTQ-inclusive resou… https://t.co/Y5KzhRPhcz
5/8
2021
@AdamZmith Better than a request to be an influencer from the makers of Poo Pourri! Perhaps hold out for the waxing kit?
4/24
2021
! Tomorrow ! @Intellspeechcon online, with a session organised by @EricBMarcus featuring @devlyncamp,… https://t.co/R8YOBLUcB0
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4/23
2021
I love Les-Lee! I was a child when Studs Terkel recorded this interview or I would have flown to Paris myself in 1… https://t.co/ui2FKCqUle
4/13
2021
Would welcome your help AGAIN with @MakingGayHistry upcoming AIDS history season. Hoping to find the social worker… https://t.co/eolEHlrZpI
4/11
2021
Such conversational riches! Looking forward to interviewing @AdamZmith and @TashWalker85 and @devlyncamp about the… https://t.co/toiflXnwTk
4/10
2021
@mina_huston @GMHC @theaidsmemorial Great idea!Would welcome your help with @makinggayhistory upcoming AIDS history season. Hoping to speak with someone who did v… https://t.co/s9hwfDe7uX
4/9
2021
Have a listen for some behind-the-scenes conversation about @MakingGayHistry (and my life!). https://t.co/Jnhd6hxqf1This is free! But only available to NYC Department of Education folks—teachers and administrators. I'm giving the… https://t.co/GhLfYgs4kD
4/7
2021
@robbie_couch @simonteen Congrats @robbie_couch! You never forget your first! A very special day worth savoring.We have teamed up with @HistUnErased to provide #NYCDOE educators training and resources to teach/support LGBTQ-inc… https://t.co/DWA5KzeeHS
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4/6
2021
This is why we need to bring LGBTQ American history into the classroom (read below). So if you're an NYC public sch… https://t.co/taYYbIaV8a
4/5
2021
Love this for so many reasons! @ebottcher is running to be NYC City Council rep for my district in NYC. He's got a… https://t.co/7qouBv4ydy
4/4
2021
Hey NYC Department of Education teachers and school and district leaders. Join me and my education partners at… https://t.co/p2DiWETVrb
4/3
2021
#ICYMI: This summer Eric talked voguing w/ @SydneyBaloue, the first #transgender man to claim a voguing title at th… https://t.co/DCvR9pdFFV
Retweeted by Eric MarcusOn #TransDayOfVisibility we're revisiting Eric's Summer talk w/ @translashmedia creator @imarajones (she/her). Imar… https://t.co/cEP1NdrLKy
Retweeted by Eric Marcus @Bob_Witeck @NewYorker J&J birthday: Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 12:45 a.m., Javits Center, NYC.Imagine, a NYC mayor with plans, the experience to carry out the plans, AND a sense of humor! I hope we can stand… https://t.co/2kRKeBQT2L
3/31
2021
@mina_huston @actupny @nyclgbtsites So glad you joined us this evening!
3/25
2021
One month to go before the ONLINE @Intellspeechcon — I'm on a panel with @devlyncamp @EricBMarcus and @TashWalker85https://t.co/iWcUJbTcDr
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3/24
2021
A terrifically informative and beautifully researched and written article by a fierce history-stalker about a slice… https://t.co/MQH7Aydc1s
3/23
2021
I’ll be moderating. Looking forward to bringing a key part of our history to life with two very special guests. https://t.co/WVEwH6AT2C
3/19
2021
Join the ⁦@midatlanticshow⁩ team live at 7 pm UK & 3 pm Eastern as we discuss The U.K.’s controversial policing bil… https://t.co/jyBnYejAUi
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3/18
2021
An incredible opportunity for educators who work in the area of Holocaust history. Full disclosure: I co-produce… https://t.co/dOnGcVLQWY
3/16
2021

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