April 17, 2023

Oral Histories of LGBTQ+ Ohioans: A Place for Us

By Matthew Belak. LGBTQ+ Ohioans share their stories as part of Ohio History Connection's GOHI Project.

June 7, 2022

Happy Pride!

May 2, 2022

Raising the Bar: The Columbus Pacesetters

Women have played football in Ohio for decades. In 1965, women’s football teams from Akron and Cleveland began playing games across the Midwest.

April 28, 2021

“As most of us knew her:” Leaving Space for Queerness in the Archives

Normally historians mention that a historical figure may have been a member of the LGBTQ+ community if they have documentation to support it.

June 10, 2020

Pride Month 2020: The Past Informs the Present

The original Stonewall Uprising was a protest against police brutality led by LGBTQ people of color.

January 9, 2020

Rupert “Twink” Starr Oral History

August 30, 2018

GOHI on Columbus Neighborhoods

Ohio History Connection’s Eric Feingold discusses several objects in the GOHI collection!

July 1, 2017

Marking Ohio’s LGBT History

Becki Trivison, Local History Coordinator Ohio History Connection During the month of June we are reminded of the importance of LGBT history and culture and we are actively engaged in it all month long. But what happens after June when the Pride celebrations are over? Of course there is LGBT history month every October but how […]

April 21, 2017

New Acquisitions: Bowling, Biking, and a March on Washington

Checkout some great items from one of our newest additions to the GOHI collection!

April 1, 2017

Collecting and Sharing Ohio’s LGBTQ History

Eric Feingold, History Curator Ohio History Connection In the February Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI) column, you read about GOHI’s roots and the ways in which it can serve local communities. Last month’s column previewed an upcoming discussion at the Ohio History Center with Dr. Karen McClintock, author of My Father’s Closet. This month, we want […]