Ken Schneck

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LGBTQ Columbus

Throughout the decades, Columbus has been a central gathering place for Ohioan LGBTQ individuals, creating a timeline of milestones--both big and small--all showcased within the Buckeye State capital. From the hidden joy of the underground Berwick Ball of the 1960s to the unrestrained opulence of the Red Party in the 1970s to the sense of community displayed at the first Columbus Pride in the 1980s, the city has played host to celebrations, struggles, and history. Through the bar raids at the turn of the millennium to the Black Pride 4 in 2017, the LGBTQ Columbus community has steadfastly marched forward, using their voices to proclaim their undeniable presence, their demands for equality, and their passion for this city they call home.

LGBTQ Columbus features over 150 images of more than five decades of our LGBTQ siblings celebrating, protesting, gathering, marching, dancing, and living their authentic lives in Columbus, Ohio. 

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Photography by Ian Argo.
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