PA Legacies Issue on LGBT History

Just in time for Pride Month, the latest issue of Pennsylvania Legacies explores LGBT histories of the commonwealth.

Just in time for Pride Month, the latest issue of Pennsylvania Legacies explores LGBT histories of the commonwealth. The contents of this issue are:

Window on the Collections: Unmasking “Dr. Anonymous” in the John Fryer Papers by Ain Gordon and Beth A. Twiss Houting

The Queer History of Passing as a Man in Early Pennsylvania by Jen Manion

Schoolgirl Smashes, David-and-Jonathan Relationships, and Champagne Friendships: Mining the Archive for LGBT History by Cornelia S. King and Don James McLaughlin

Sitting In, Speaking Out: Pennsylvania’s Revolutionary Homophile Movement by Susan Ferentinos

Taking It to the Streets: AIDS, Race, and Protest in Philadelphia by Dan Royles Teachers’ Turn: LGBT History: It’s Time to Come Out by Amy Cohen

Generations: Lives between the Lines: Finding LGBTQ Family History by Thomas MacEntee

Legacies for Kids by Christopher A. Brown

Book and Website Reviews by Sarah Duda Food for Thought: Building Bridges—and Communities by Mark Segal

Information on Legacies can be found at hereLegacies is available as a benefit of membership in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and by subscription. Individual issues can be purchased by emailing Rachel Moloshok at

From: H-Pennsylvania