Monthly Archives: February 2017

OutHistory Review

When I first visit the website, I couldn’t really tell what the “history” is about. My browsing habit doesn’t usually make me check every corner of a web page, so I do think the “Welcome to OutHistory” and “Using the Site” part can be placed as more obvious—maybe switch the position with the four bars […]

By |2017-02-08T13:31:42-05:00February 8th, 2017|Christine, OutHistory Review|0 Comments Review

First and foremost I definitely think that the information and insight into the history of sexuality/identity comes across clearly, especially in the website domain name. The chronologies, book references, information tools and choice of language really made for a personal touch into something that clearly is passionate about. It gave the page a bit […]

By |2017-02-01T18:01:32-05:00February 1st, 2017|Amanda, OutHistory Review|0 Comments

OutHistory Review – Cindy

From what I can garner, OutHistory is a place for academics and the public to share works and put their own stories onto the web. The idea of an active community, resembling that of Wikipedia, participating and regulating content is a goal that has yet to be accomplished, but a documentation of a LGBTQ+ public […]

By |2017-02-01T17:41:26-05:00February 1st, 2017|Cindy, OutHistory Review|0 Comments Update Proposals

One of the most significant goals of is outlined in the “about” page as the “active community participation in the discovery and creation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history.” From what I can tell, there have definitely been several attempts to engage readers of the site in a community setting as […]

By |2017-02-01T15:28:33-05:00February 1st, 2017|Kaidia, OutHistory Review|0 Comments

Some Ideas to Improve OutHistory

From the “Welcome to OutHistory” segment on the opening page of the OutHistory website, I understood that OutHistory is meant to be a community for LGBTQ+ people and allies. The website is a place for “stories” about LGBTQ+ people in the near and distant past. Moreover, these histories are meant to be a resource for […]

By |2017-02-01T12:06:48-05:00February 1st, 2017|Joellen, OutHistory Review|0 Comments
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