LGBTQ Making History: On This Day

July 2016

On This Day: October 26th

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October 26th, 1999 For the first time in OSU's history, top OSU administrators, including then OSU president William Kirwan, met with student representatives and other interested parties to discuss what could be done to improve the campus experience for OSU's LGBTQ students. SOURCE: Rosenberg, Miles. "OSU President Meets with GLBT Student Groups." 19 November 1999. [...]

On This Day: October 15th, 1999

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October 15th, 1999 The H.I.S. Kings hosted "The First International Drag King Extravaganza," a festival that drew 600+ people to Columbus to discuss, perform, and celebrate female-to-male drag performance. SOURCES: Rosenberg, Miles. "Drag King Conference Celebrates Collaboration, Performance." 22 October 1999. Gay People's Chronicle, 8 May 2010. Troka, Donna Jean. "The History of the First [...]

June 2016

Community Day

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Ohio History Connection and Outlook Media invite you to bring in your photos, documents and objects to be digitized for a special LGBTQ Community Day on Saturday, August 20th, at the Ohio History Center.  This project is designed to preserve and share the stories of Ohio's LGBTQ community by digitizing materials that represent the LGBTQ [...]

On This Day: Always In Our Hearts

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We offer our deepest condolences to those affected by the mass murder that claimed fifty lives on June 12th, 2016.  This day will forever be remembered as a tragedy rooted by hatred and a lack of acceptance for the LGBTQ community.  We will keep the names of each and every victim in our hearts today and everyday following. We remember: Stanley Almodovar [...]

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