October 2020

October 29, 2020

Season 8: Episode 3: “Les-Lee”

During a career that spanned more than three decades, Canadian female impersonator John Falk Tomkinson appeared around the globe under the stage name Les-Lee. In 1967 […]
October 29, 2020

Season 8: Episode 3: “Les-Lee”

During a career that spanned more than three decades, Canadian female impersonator John Falk Tomkinson appeared around the globe under the stage name Les-Lee. In 1967 […]
October 15, 2020

Season 8: Episode 2: Lorraine Hansberry

In 1959 Lorraine Hansberry became the first Black woman to have a play produced on Broadway. Soon after “A Raisin in the Sun” made history, the […]
October 15, 2020

Season 8: Episode 2: Lorraine Hansberry

In 1959 Lorraine Hansberry became the first Black woman to have a play produced on Broadway. Soon after “A Raisin in the Sun” made history, the […]
October 14, 2020

Interview with John Evan Garvey

Can you tell us more about yourself? I’m originally from southern New Jersey. My upbringing was conservative evangelical, and myeducational background reflects that. In my early […]
October 1, 2020

Season 8: Episode 1: Christopher Isherwood

Author Christopher Isherwood left England for Germany in 1929. His stories about his years there inspired the musical “Cabaret,” which shaped the image of decadent interwar […]
October 1, 2020

Season 8: Preview

Making Gay History is back! Join us as we mine the Studs Terkel Radio Archive in Chicago for stories from our proud LGBTQ past to bring […]