From Newspapers, we also can find the ever-helpful obituary. I love a good obituary that takes the trouble of listing all living relatives and all pre-deceased relatives. Sometimes there an unexpected answer in these details, such as half-siblings or blended families. What was once confusing relations in a tree can […]
Newspapers – Part 3 – LGBTQ Periodicals
Hopefully, our ancestors didn’t appear in the news because of a police raid, but in their local gay community paper. Many LGBTQ Newspapers have started since Stonewall.
Here are newspapers and magazines serving the LGBTQ community.
Two of the earliest LGBTQ publications were from
- The Mattachine Society […]
Newspapers – Part 2
This month, on the 28th of June, we mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York. Stonewall was the watershed event sparking the modern gay rights movement. Our planet has come a long way in 50 years in acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, […]
Newspapers – Part 1
Newspapers are a major resource for genealogists that can fill in personal history like no other record can. The same is true for finding LGBTQ family, especially if they had the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Police raids on queer clubs was […]