This is the archive weblog where posts about gay history previously published on the main Gay Activist web site are archived, and other posts are added. It is intended to be a readable introduction to our history which will provide interested readers with ideas for further research and reading.
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This web site was started on September 20th, 2010.
Updated 14 March 2015