Timeline: Early November, 1992
Known perhaps as the lesbian mecca of America, Northampton, Ma. found itself in the midst of some differing opinions following the Oct. 23, 1992 airing of a 20/20 episode.
Timeline: Early February, 1989
The Reader’s Feast in Hartford held a four-woman panel which explored lesbian lives and their sexual practices during the AIDS era.
Timeline: Late September 1990
Molly Yard, President of The National Organization for Women, charges that the United States Military is guilty of bigotry and homophobia towards gays and lesbians in the military.
Timeline: Early August, 1988
Leslie Roe, who admitted that he was a homosexual, had previously been denied visitation rights because of his ex-wife’s fear of AIDS.
Timeline: October/November, 1972
This issue featured many small editorials written by members of the Kalos/Gay Liberation Front (GLF) Society.
Timeline: Early August, 1996
In response to the burning of black churches in the South, writer Dan Woog contributed a guest commentary titled “Why the Gay Community Must Support Black Churches.”
Timeline: Sept. 23, 1988
At the annual meeting of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Omar Bagasra reported that HIV, the AIDS virus, grows up to 250 times faster in the white blood cells of someone who has had several drinks than someone who has not been drinking.
Timeline: Late September, 1994
Victoria A. Brownworth’s cover story, “Gender Outlaw,” profiled the life and work of Kate Bornstein, writer and performance artist, man and woman, heterosexual and lesbian.
Timeline: Late August 1994
In her interview with Victoria Brownworth, writer Dorothy Allison talks about being an outspoken proponent of sadomasochism and sex writing, and being the co-founder of the New York lesbian sex group LSM (Lesbian Sex Mafia).
Timeline: Early May, 1988
Connecticut had the distinct honor of being represented by three gay delegates at the Democratic National Convention. John Bonelli and Carla Odiago, of Hartford, and Terry Beagle, of Tolland, traveled to Atlanta for the Democratic National Convention as Jesse Jackson delegates.
Timeline: Late Oct. 1996
Photographer Herb Ritts put down his camera long enough to speak with Metroline about his photography, celebrity connections and the unusual relationship he shares with Richard Gere.
Timeline: April 27, 1984
The city of San Francisco found support from the Gay Men’s Health Crisis, Inc., (GMHC) the largest social service and education agency in America dealing with AIDS
Timeline: August 2000
Guest writer Francesca Miller got an ear full when she sat down for a question and answer session with Tammy Faye about the documentary film which captured the former religious icon’s life.
Timeline: Nov. 15, 1991
When Magic Johnson went public with the news that he was infected with the HIV virus, women around the country had a lot to say.
Timeline: Sept. 25, 1987
Members of Dignity/USA, an organization of gay and lesbian Catholics, expressed their concern over statements made by the Pope regarding the persecution of Jews during World War II in Nazi Germany.