LGBT

June 24, 1973: The Massacre at the UpStairs Lounge
By | June 24, 2014

On Sunday, June 24, 1973, the largest LGBTQ massacre in U.S. history (until the Orlando Massacre) occurred at the UpStairs Lounge in New Orleans, LA.
It was the final day of a Pride Weekend celebration, and dozens of people from the Metropolitan Community Church (a gay church founded in the …
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Rethinking the Day of Silence
By | June 19, 2013

In recognition of LGBTQ History month, we highlight one example of how a teacher and her students are promoting a deeper understanding of LGBTQ narratives and history. The story is featured in “Rethinking the Day of Silence” by Adriana Murphy in the Summer 2013 issue of Rethinking Schools.
Murphy’s …
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