Cincinnati Steampunks March for Gay Pride

This weekend, on Saturday June 27th, 2015, the League of Cincinnati Steampunks joined thousands of other Cincinnatians to celebrate Gay Pride and its Allies, but the party was extra special given the US Supreme Court’s ruling only the day before that legal marriage rights should be available to homosexual couples as well as heterosexual couples . . […]

Steampunks in the Cincinnati Pride Parade!

After the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality, tomorrow’s Cincinnati Pride Parade is going to be the most EPIC party of the year, and the League of Cincinnati Steampunks already had a spot in the parade!

June 23rd, 1894 – Happy Birthday to Alfred Kinsey

Born on June 23rd, 1894, Alfred Charles Kinsey was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, now known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. He is best known for writing Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) […]

May 19th, 1897 – Oscar Wilde Released from Prison

After losing his libel case against the Marquess of Queensberry, Oscar Wilde was arrested on charges of sodomy and gross indecency. Wilde was found guilty and sentenced to sentenced to two years in prison. He was imprisoned first in Pentonville Prison and then Wandsworth Prison in London. Inmates followed a regimen of “hard labour, hard fare and a hard […]

This Day in History – November 27th, 1835

William Bonill, aged 68, had lived for thirteen months in a rented room at a house near the Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London. His landlord later stated to the police that Bonill had frequent male visitors, who generally came in pairs, and that his suspicions became aroused on the afternoon of August 29th 1835, when Pratt and […]

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