It’s official! New Jersey will allow the teaching of LGBTQ history in all public middle and high schools.
June 1st was the official launch of Gay Pride month across America, which is typically a time for honoring LGBTQ history and celebrating freedom and equality. On June 12th, 2016 the celebrations came to a screeching halt when a gunman targeting gays and lesbians walked into Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida and opened fire killing 49 and injuring 51 people in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.
There is a great exhibition on the history of the LGBTQ community in the University of Chicago, which is held at the Special Collections Research Center.