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  • Pride + History

    Pride + History

    June 7, 2024, 4-6pmUC Irvine Humanities Gateway, Room 1341 Celebrate Pride Month and Orange County’s queer history with us at the official launch party for California Queer History and the Orange County Queer History Project! Project founder and History Ph.D. candidate Haleigh Marcello will provide a brief overview of queer history in Orange County, so […]

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  • Trans + Latinx History

    Trans + Latinx History

    May 31, 2024, 4-6pmUC Irvine Humanities Gateway, Room 1341 Undergraduate Sociology major Harrison Tate-Pascua will walk us through his research on Orange County trans history, supplemented with a panel discussion between himself and local trans activists! + Explore the history of Latinx queer activism in Orange County with Political Science and Chicano/Latino Studies major Sarah […]

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  • Gay Bars + Activism

    Gay Bars + Activism

    May 24, 2024, 4-6pmUC Irvine Humanities Gateway, Room 1341 Learn about the history of gay bars in Orange County with undergraduate History major Savannah Gonzales! Savannah will be presenting her research and maps of local gay bars from the 1970s through the 1990s. + Discover the amazing story of one of America’s first gay mayors, […]

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  • HIV/AIDS Antidiscrimination Ordinance

    HIV/AIDS Antidiscrimination Ordinance

    When the Board of Supervisors rejected the ordinance in a 3-2 vote, queer activists staged a protest outside the Santa Ana Civic Center. They held a “die-in” to symbolize AIDS deaths and called attention to the discrimination faced by the queer community.

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