LGBTQ History Links

Celebrating LGBTQ Black History Month (by GSA Network) –  Historical figures, timelines, and more.

Fair Classrooms – Will Grant, educator and administrator, orchestrates this website as an offering ground for workshops, resources, and consulting to help teachers and administrators include gay and lesbian history into their existing courses.

GLBT Historical Society – Archives & Museum – Founded in 1985 and internationally recognized as a leading organization housing one of the world’s largest collections of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender historical materials. The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves, exhibits and makes accessible to the public materials and knowledge to support and promote understanding of LGBTQ history, culture and arts in all their diversity.

GLBTQ.com – The world’s largest encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer culture.  This online resource includes topics of art, literature, social science, and more.

High School LGBTQ Studies Curriculum – San Francisco School of the Arts teacher Lyndsay Schlax recently debuted the first-ever LGBTQ studies course implemented in a public high school. On her classroom page can be found a tentative but substantial framework for a comprehensive LGBTQ curriculum! Being among the first of its kind it is dynamic and liable to change, and so should prove to be an evolving resource for those inspired to model after or even follow suit.

It Gets Better Project – EduGuides  Since 2010, the It Gets Better Project has collected over 60,000 video stories from LGBTQ+ people and their allies from around the world. Now, with the organization’s original EduGuides, it’s easier than ever to share our stories and our history in the classroom.

Nuestras Historías, Nuestro Arcoíris; Our Stories, Our Rainbow (by GSA Network) – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) Latina/o people have been major contributors to the United States in everything from the arts, politics, and social justice movements.  Follow this link for a list of historical figures, timelines, and more!

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives – The world’s largest research library on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender heritage and concerns.

Transgender history timeline – From 203 BCE up to 2014, significant historical figures and events in trans history. Managed by TransgenderZone.

Disability History Links

Bibliography of books for 4th-12th graders featuring characters with disabilities–from The Museum of disABILITY History.

Disability History Timeline– Disability History Timeline from The Museum of disABILITY History. Timeline goes from 400 B.C.- 1999.

List of acceptable/unacceptable terms related to disabilities-from The Museum of disABILITY History.

List of famous people with disabilities–from Anti-Defamation League

Video of Presidential speech from the ADA signing –from Anti-Defamation League



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