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Marking Ohio’s LGBT History

2017-06-20T14:36:56+00:00 GOHI Blog|

Marking Ohio’s LGBT History Becki Trivison, Local History Coordinator Ohio History Connection   During the month of June we are reminded of the importance of LGBT history and culture and we are actively engaged in it all month long. But what happens after June when the Pride celebrations are over? Of course there is LGBT [...]

Historic Reflections: A Conversation with Lori Gum of Stonewall Columbus

2017-06-09T15:13:19+00:00 GOHI Blog|

Historic Reflections: A Conversation with Lori Gum of Stonewall Columbus Anthony Gibbs Local History Manager, Ohio History Connection   Rare is the evidence of Columbus, Ohio’s first Pride March. Stories are told of protestors wearing paper bags over their heads as speakers called from a makeshift stage and a P.A. system ran through an old [...]

Collecting and Sharing Ohio’s LGBTQ History

2017-06-09T15:12:49+00:00 GOHI Blog|

Collecting and Sharing Ohio’s LGBTQ History Eric Feingold, History Curator Ohio History Connection   In the February Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI) column, you read about GOHI’s roots and the ways in which it can serve local communities. Last month’s column previewed an upcoming discussion at the Ohio History Center with Dr. Karen McClintock, author [...]

An Evening with Dr. Karen McClintock and My Father’s Closet

2017-06-09T15:12:35+00:00 GOHI Blog|

An Evening with Dr. Karen McClintock and My Father’s Closet   Ben Anthony, Community Engagement Coordinator Ohio History Connection   The McClintock family appeared the same as many Midwestern, post-World War II booming suburban families. Dad was a veteran with a job at The Ohio State University. They had a little brick house at the [...]

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