Queer History: June Part One


Welcome to Queer History for the first half of June! Let’s get to it.

June 3, 2009 – Marriage equality signed into law in New Hampshire.

June 5, 1981 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publish first official documentation of AIDS.

June 7, 1954 – English mathematician and computer genius Alan Turing dies from cyanide poisoning. See Courtney’s wonderful post about Turing here.

June 14, 1961 – English musician Boy George is born.

Queer History is a bi-monthly feature that highlights important moments in queer history. If you know of an important historical moment that you want highlighted, please feel free to submit it using the contact form.

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