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People with a History: An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* History

Introduction

Editor: Paul Halsall


Introduction

People with a History presents the history of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people [=LGBT]. It includes hundreds of original texts, discussions, and [soon] images, and addresses LGBT history in all periods, and in all regions of the world.

Browse the Contents guide below to access a series of large index pages which will then link you directly to the texts and images that interest you.

In addition to texts, the site includes other aides to help you study, or just make sense of LGBT history - note especially the guide to online bibliographies and the onsite bibliography [which is the most up-to-date and complete bibliography of LGBT history available]

If you want to learn more about the goals behind this site, see the introductory chapters Introductory Chapter and if you wish to get straight (!) to current debates about the nature of LGBT history go to Chapter 1 on History and Theory .

INVITATION TO CONTRIBUTE

If you have texts which could be added to this page, please consider sending them to me at . Texts can include texts from the past, or papers you have written about homosexuality, bisexuality, or transgendering in history.


Contents

It is a specific goal of People with a History to avoid complex web hierarchies, and continual mouse-clicking. It proved - in the draft version of this site on AOL - to be too cumbersome to have only one main index page.

The various chapters are now grouped in sections. The contents of all the chapters in each section can be accessed via the contents page for that section.

The old style All-in-One Page
is still available, but will not be updated



This page is part of  People with a History. People with a History is a www site presenting history relevant to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered people, through primary sources, secondary discussions, and images.. People with a History: An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* History is part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project.

Unless otherwise indicated the specific electronic form of the document is copyright. Permission is granted for electronic copying, distribution in print form for educational purposes and personal use. If you do reduplicate the document, indicate the source. No permission is granted for commercial use.



The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is located at the History Department of  Fordham University, New York. The Internet Medieval Sourcebook, and other medieval components of the project, are located at the Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies.The IHSP recognizes the contribution of Fordham University, the Fordham University History Department, and the Fordham Center for Medieval Studies in providing web space and server support for the project. The IHSP is a project independent of Fordham University.  Although the IHSP seeks to follow all applicable copyright law, Fordham University is not the institutional owner, and is not liable as the result of any legal action.

© Site Concept and Design: Paul Halsall created 26 Jan 1996: latest revision 15 October 2019 [CV]