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We bring LGBTQ history to life through the voices of the people who lived it — creating podcasts and documentaries, sourcing and licensing archival materials, producing events, and developing LGBTQ-inclusive educational resources.

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Eric Marcus is the creator and host of the Making Gay History podcast. He is the author of a dozen books, including Making Gay History, Is It A Choice?, Why Suicide?, and Breaking the Surface, the #1 New York Times bestselling autobiography of Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis.

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Sara Burningham is a New York-based radio producer, editor, and writer. She has produced award-winning FM talk radio in London, reported on the U.S. elections as a foreign correspondent, crafted narrative gems for public radio in the Ozarks, edited the rat-a-tat-tat radio AM News leader that is 1010WINS, and now has the privilege of gleaning life-changing stories from the Making Gay History archive.