Today in Gay History: Billy Crystal Goes Gay, Proudly

Billy Crystal embraced gay 'Soap' character on-screen and off.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: Long Live Queen Morrissey

The Smiths's star singer broke out on his own 26-years ago today.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: Senate Passes DOMA

Fearing Hawaiian marriage rebellion, Senate passed "wholesome" discrimination.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today In Gay History: Madonna Kisses Britney and Christina at the VMAs

Miley who? Lady what? Wake up: The most controversial VMA moment ever happened 10 years ago

By Julien Sauvalle

Today in Gay History: 'The Wizard of Oz' Was Released

The year was 1939, and Judy Garland's legend was cemented 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'

By Jerry Portwood

Today In Gay History: Gross Indecency

The most miserable of birthdays to an awful law.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: Tom Cruise's 'Business'

Actor shaked his rump three decades ago, launching countless gay fantasies, and rumors.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: James Baldwin Didn't Understand 'Homosexual'

Black and gay, this author challenged labels.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: MTV Comes Out

The network's move away from music sets the stage for Pedro Zamora.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: Often Wrong Herbert Armstrong

Homophobic holy roller set Evangelical stage, sadly.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: 'The Kids Are All Right'

Movie about lesbian moms and their sperm donor had wider-than-expected audience.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: Rock Hudson Has AIDS

Actor's July 25, 1985 announcement changed the world.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: Estelle Getty Won't Gay Bash

Golden Girl Estelle Getty loved the rainbow.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today In Gay History: Diana Ross in Central Park

Despite a heatwave in New York City, record numbers turned up 30 years ago to experience the once-in-a-lifetime free …

By Dustin Fitzharris

Today In Gay History: Caravaggio Loved John

Italian artist's paintings have fueled 400 years of speculation.

By Andrew Belonsky

Today in Gay History: Disneyland Opened

And inspired generations of gay boys and girls everywhere

By Out.com Editors

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