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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


In 1972 when advice columnist @dearabby, who would have been 102 today, got a letter complaining about new neighbor… https://t.co/JLdttVNDymThis is a terrific #LGBTQ exhibition worth exploring—whether you're an academic or not. Congratulations to my coll… https://t.co/N0zvLD9S8z @nprscottsimon You're in good company! @dearabby got bags of hate mail for being supportive of gay people decades a… https://t.co/prYAHexW1iThe original @dearabby, Pauline Phillips, would have been 102 today. She was an early straight ally and took a lot… https://t.co/a3bQ3TALUB
7/4
2020
Join me today at 3:00 eastern for an MGH IG Live conversation with @SydneyBaloue. He made history as the first tran… https://t.co/kA0kvTnWkz
7/3
2020
The @NYDailyNews nails it again! With an article about the Stonewall-inspired gay rights activists who launched a D… https://t.co/lsbXdYsPH4
7/2
2020
@PrideUft @Dromm25 @UFT @nysut @AFTunion @NEAToday @CityAndStateNY A role model and hero for so many of us! Mazel tov Danny!Drafted in 1968 even though gays weren't allowed. They knew he was gay. Then after 15 years of stellar service they… https://t.co/dOn3XeSuz7Join me tonight at 6:00 eastern for a conversation with Chris Riano, author of a new book on the history of marriag… https://t.co/dURpZSJcBOExtraordinary! Compelling. Heartbreaking. Enraging. Inspiring. Infuriating. I’ve seen it and it’s not to be mi… https://t.co/ySQfa6KE63Stonewall had a rich, complex, fraught, compelling, exciting, and inspirational backstory. That’s the story… https://t.co/AvO2MxusD4
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6/30
2020
Something to celebrate! My favorite UK LGBTQ history podcast is coming back for another season! Have a listen to… https://t.co/Tg8B0MX19n"People began to gather ... just a few blocks away from Christopher Street where angry mobs of gay people had riote… https://t.co/gsPQQdZojY
Retweeted by Eric MarcusListening to Breck Ardery's reportorial 1970 album about NYC's first #Pride march is almost like hearing a report i… https://t.co/5hcMNOTqwy
6/29
2020
The most powerfully affecting documentary I've ever seen was the subject of @NPRMichel's interview with David Franc… https://t.co/EqBLS4r9yVThe #Stonewall myths are so appealing that reporters @nytimes can't resist repeating them. But the real story is so… https://t.co/zzbjxuCauYFor #LAPride50 please take a moment to listen to @MakingGayHistry’s podcast w Herb Selwyn where he shares his role… https://t.co/B8hGCZL1td
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6/28
2020
It's "erev" Pride! Celebrate with Ellen Broidy (at right), one of the 4 organizers of the first NYC Pride march, by… https://t.co/VzRRtlQ9ugThanks @NPRMichel for asking! That documentary was a revelation. I wish I'd know about Bayard Rustin when I was gr… https://t.co/NAGRMci3pDSo many myths! So little time! Have a listen to @makinggayhistory's special Stonewall episodes to get a complete ov… https://t.co/07IkXGpzIM
6/27
2020
Powerful. Watch. From an incredibly talented actor who played Morris Foote and Ernestine Eckstein in the recent N… https://t.co/bO5ODzEWIrThis afternoon! 3:00 p.m. eastern! Join me for an IG Live chat (IG: @makinggayhistorypodcast) with "Lavender Menace… https://t.co/rDepCjCWJ7
6/26
2020
This is stunning! For anyone who can't go on an in-person tour with Ken Lustbader from the @nyclgbtsites of the St… https://t.co/XV00EAnv35 @jimdowns1 @nyclgbtsites @NPCA @MakingGayHistry @nypl @ONEarchives Yes! That's one!Thank you @VanityFair for giving a shout out to @MakingGayHistry! And in such good company! https://t.co/uvJKGwnlaiThank you @spotifypodcasts for helping to get the word out about @MakingGayHistry during #Pride. To learn all about… https://t.co/BdY4V5HAWqAudre Lorde called it “doing the work.” Audre’s friend, fellow activist Barbara Smith, saw her work as trying to “r… https://t.co/aIOBGJpsag
Retweeted by Eric MarcusWho are the four young people who proposed the first NYC Pride march? Two of them are in the photo below. Find out… https://t.co/bNtQgwDpbi
6/25
2020
@Gruffbug @MakingGayHistry @NYDailyNews @chelsiamarcius @nytimes Here's a jpeg of the article! https://t.co/oBk8Y9wxxhWhich city hosted the very first Pride march 50 years ago? New York, Chicago, San Francisco, or Los Angeles? Find o… https://t.co/mxfKEHPKlxThe scrappy @NYDailyNews assigned star reporter @chelsiamarcius to get the facts straight (so to speak!) on the his… https://t.co/VUDMmbO9SnTime to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Pride marches! Which city was first? Hint: Not NYC. Get the fa… https://t.co/z4tnYHIMC3📸Ellen Broidy (at right) and Arlene Kushner, 1970. Credit: Diana Davies, © Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.Did you see the @nytimes print edition on Sunday? Said Brenda Howard "spearheaded" the first NYC Pride march 50 yea… https://t.co/7aXtUEDdRdRevisiting the Archive — Episode 13 — Larah Helayne & Jean O’Leary https://t.co/XM6nt3Zd4q #oralhistory #lgbtqhisthttps://t.co/JHZBj7LA0I
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6/24
2020
Eric Marcus, host of @MakingGayHistry, recently joined us for a webinar about teaching students with LGBTQIA+ histo… https://t.co/KmtqdhY1UV
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6/23
2020
Next, we had the opportunity to talk with @EricBMarcus of @MakingGayHistry. Eric shared some things that bring him… https://t.co/oJ2znibPUc
Retweeted by Eric MarcusTonight! Join me tonight when I have the privilege of leading a conversation with Ellen Broidy, one of the four or… https://t.co/7I8FNPEI9E @kimkemmis @MakingGayHistry @nytimes That’s what I thought. All the references are recent. Ellen Broidy and Fred S… https://t.co/Rrx9q9Iyr7
6/22
2020
@kimkemmis @MakingGayHistry @nytimes What are your sources? @kimkemmis @MakingGayHistry @nytimes Herein lies a mystery. Can you find the answer? My cursory investigation sugge… https://t.co/eTTcr0tXtD“It doesn't have to be any specific individual but [students are] astonished to find that there is a history that c… https://t.co/MaoZwnBAtl
Retweeted by Eric MarcusJoin me tomorrow (Monday) evening for a conversation with Ellen Broidy and Joyce Hunter to talk about their memorie… https://t.co/Mv30shDRee6/22-6/24 join us for Pride Across Generations, a three-part series that looks at the evolution of #Pride from the… https://t.co/dGLDmlyQLW
Retweeted by Eric MarcusDid you know that Ellen Broidy (at right in 1970) was one of the four principal organizers of NYC's first Pride mar… https://t.co/tV2gGAy5tpThe @NYTimes makes up our gay history. Today's print edition mistakenly identifies Brenda Howard as "spearheading"… https://t.co/IR72RN1j6M
6/21
2020
Ernestine’s @MakingGayHistry episode is drawn from an extraordinary 1965 interview conducted by “homophile” pioneer… https://t.co/fGNtnezgDpThank you @MichelMcQMartin for taking so much time this evening on @npratc to talk about reflections on Pride after… https://t.co/QkhwLEbftKJean O’Leary (below) at the 1979 Houston Gay Pride Parade. Jean had just changed from a white dress shirt to the Ho… https://t.co/yEDNX5s6VyIn 1977, Jean O'Leary organized the first meeting at the White House for gay and lesbian rights leaders. She later… https://t.co/t1cZkcmbcqCongrats to @SydneyBaloue on another terrific @nytimes article. Syd demonstrates once again why he's the perfect gu… https://t.co/NCR29Iafq2Thank you @nprscottsimon for this beautiful and moving essay: Remembering The LGBT 'Aunts' And 'Uncles' Who Helped… https://t.co/YlqZ0Q13MmFind out how 18-year-old LGBTQ activist & singer @larahhelayne was inspired by @MakingGayHistry to change the cours… https://t.co/2CJoJdjysv
6/20
2020
We need more LGBTQ people like @MondaireJones in Congress. I donated to his campaign. Let’s help him make his own g… https://t.co/20LHENvkAcThere are a handful of people I've had the privilege to meet during my lifetime who are both role models and heroes… https://t.co/grIRAIhxFfSuch a privilege to moderate a discussion with @CheriDiNovo and three other engaging panelists organized by… https://t.co/0Dba10R6lwI love #TheLogBooks! Delighted to be in such good company. Just wrapped up our @MakingGayHistry impromptu multi-e… https://t.co/I1DCD5XTrJ
6/19
2020
I must be losing my mind! That's Tuesday, June 23rd! Not June 18. Apologies! https://t.co/sG8k4LM52JThanks @FacingHistoryLA for highlighting an #LAUpstanders story that demonstrates how regular people can make LGBTQ… https://t.co/0vH8LK3oF4Join me on Thursday, June 18 for a live presentation and conversation about @MakingGayHistry. I'll be sharing bits… https://t.co/WhzgUjpBql
6/18
2020
Thanks @DailySuffragist for sharing this interview that was made for Stonewall 50. It's was such a crazy Pride las… https://t.co/dzZZDX5m7K
6/17
2020
@CapehartJ @PeteButtigieg Terrific interview! Beautiful and very genuine moment. So much promise! Can't wait to… https://t.co/sj7gloirWf.@MakingGayHistry Revisiting the Archive https://t.co/XkIhOPNGNN Let’s join Peg Byron at Bayard Rustin’s desk and… https://t.co/c8ARM1riHv
Retweeted by Eric MarcusWhen in DC on 17th St. near Q, in #DupontCircle you’ll see this sign for Frank Kameny Way. This @MakingGayHistry po… https://t.co/NBElfzSk3s
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6/16
2020
@thatpeterfox I buy copies of my own book through used bookstores! I've found several in mint condition. @MrDenson4 @MakingGayHistry @HistUnErased That's fantastic! Think about inviting me to your U.S. history class nex… https://t.co/jwBKg7rc41 @thatpeterfox So glad to know that you're reading my favorite edition of what's now called Making Gay History! Loo… https://t.co/XYk0fZtEPyToday's Supreme Court decision banning LGBTQ discrimination in employment ends a decades-long battle that began whe… https://t.co/jSE7ivv9Mx
6/15
2020
Listen to a special episode from a podcast I co-produce for Yale’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonie… https://t.co/HvxB2rXyie
6/14
2020
@Seamushughes94 I don't think so, but I don't recall. If it is, then it should be acknowledged in the credits. Vi… https://t.co/5avwQsiKND @OutInNatSec @C_Wolbrecht @TheAdvocateMag @MakingGayHistry It’s all news to me, too! Fantastic work! Every city a… https://t.co/l72b93epfwOops! LGBTQ”!
6/13
2020
Thank you @facinghistory for helping to put LGBGQ history where it belongs—in perspective and in the classroom! https://t.co/ffD7AdtVMF#TBT from Learn+Teach+Share blog series for adult learners last June on #LGBTQ #LAUpstanders meet Edythe Eyde… https://t.co/NADoihfdop
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6/12
2020
Thank you @the_hindu for the Pride month shout out! https://t.co/hTCjdsLOCRI love @MakingGayHistry and this week's episode from their archives is excellent, as always. An interview with Baya… https://t.co/0sxHRSZLha
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6/8
2020
Thank you @HarperCollinsIN! And the original 1992 edition, called Making History, is available as an e-book:… https://t.co/Azl38aSOWzThursday 6/11 at 5pm PDT 🏳️‍🌈 Join us to learn more about Joyce Hunter, Sylvia Rivera, Perry Watkins, and other LGB… https://t.co/CqqoMHYjKy
Retweeted by Eric Marcus"We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers." — Bayard Rustin Listen via @MakingGayHistry👇… https://t.co/HV7mh4su9E @stuartenyt The poet from Brooklyn is back!
6/7
2020
@stuartenyt Hi @stuartenyt. This is a parody, right? Couldn't possibly be real. Something old? From another dec… https://t.co/Xy1QLXbvA7
6/6
2020
Thank you to @FacingHistoryLA for helping to get the word out to educators that there are rare recordings of #LGBTQhttps://t.co/bMeZ75IhVt @ramtinarablouei @MorningEdition @LaineKapLev @nprkyoung @NPRinskeep Brilliant! Illuminating. Horrifying. Edifyin… https://t.co/SFkfPhSIlKThank you @Radiodotcom for the shout out! We’re thrilled to be in such good company. So proud of our… https://t.co/uV0nh82pKX
6/5
2020
Wow! Thank you @HarperCollinsIN for making my @MakingGayHistry book #2 on your list! I hope readers will listen t… https://t.co/hrI0y6FTQDOur #LGBTQ history is a proud history! And SO interesting! We've got ancestors who make us proud and paved the wa… https://t.co/htgDKUh94rHi @TheTylt! Thanks for taking the time to speak with me! Fun conversation about my favorite subject: Our LGBTQ hi… https://t.co/adEhTK2nXL
6/4
2020
Thank you @leahfalyn for the terrific interview. Really appreciate the attention from @ThePodcastMag and your help… https://t.co/72zklMfR3X
6/3
2020
Such fun talking with the co-hosts of @Doyouevenpod! The world feels like it's coming apart at the seams, but for a… https://t.co/p46dWaOGAM
6/2
2020
Stonewall was a riot against NYPD corruption. We should never forget that. 51 years later we are still fighting for… https://t.co/tCJ0ZMfQxV
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6/1
2020
Can’t wait to talk with @ericcervini about his masterful new book about one of the greats of our movement—Frank Kam… https://t.co/FJtxmyPM5B
5/31
2020
On this week's LISTENING CLUB #8 Eric celebrated Perry Watkins, a gay veteran who took on the #USArmy—and won.… https://t.co/2jEiLtMpE6
Retweeted by Eric MarcusIt's not easy characterizing someone as heroic, maddening, and complex as Larry Kramer, but Tony Kushner paints an… https://t.co/eKNXCxiLw8Hi @ThisisNDebz! Thanks for the very kind words about @MakingGayHistry! You two are fab, too! And so is @Gaydio! Ho… https://t.co/MZEE5n67lk
5/30
2020
@StevenCapsuto "Kind of" out there? Oh, my god! Astonishing! I happened to have taken my grandparents to see Liber… https://t.co/Ol9mgmaYdz📸 At the NYC AIDS Memorial, Greenwich Village, May 28, 2020. Photo credit: Joel ConarroeYou think you know Larry Kramer? Meet the Larry Kramer behind "Larry Kramer." Sit with me in his Greenwich Village… https://t.co/IyUfPFc5jx
5/29
2020
Looking forward to the conversation in just a few minutes. Good thing it's only audio. I had hair in that picture… https://t.co/ewbdWrz0yKJust for the record, I never wear a tie and I don't have any tattoos, so that's clearly not me in either photo! Bu… https://t.co/Wk5yNewTF3Perry Watkins just wanted to study dance. But the U.S. Army had other ideas for the openly gay 18-year-old in 1968.… https://t.co/kbmhutzIlO
5/28
2020

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