Stories and Contributions from our Community


Stories and Contributions from our Community


The History Project wants to hear and share your story. The histories of Boston and Massachusetts' LGBTQ communities is constantly evolving, and is exciting and complex. We welcome any contribution that community members and supporters believe helps tell their unique story of our community. Click here to contribute photographs and stories of your own.

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The Hidden History of Trans Day of Awareness, Coach Justice Roe, 20 November 2021
Coach Justice Roe of Fitness 4 All Bodies organized and led this discussion about the hidden history of Trans Day of Remembrance on November 20, 2021 to call attention to the erasure of activists of color who inspired and organized the initial March…

Billy Callum at Gay Pride March
Billy died at age 35 yrs. in 1985 in Boston. In this photo he is 20 years of age (1970) at his first Gay Pride Parade in NYC. He was an aspiring actor going to the Circle in the Square acting school. Billy died of AIDS in Boston on October 3, 1985. …
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