From Larry Kramer to Audrey Lorde, this month's IN THE LIFE Encore presentation, A Visible History, celebrates the extraordinary people and places that have defined the history, and charted the course, of the gay community. VITO RUSSO IN THE LIFE profiles the late author, and activist, Vito Russo, best remembered as co-founder of GLAAD (the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), and for the book, The Celluloid Closet. CENTER SPACES All communities need spaces to gather and find their voice. After the 1969 Stonewall Riots, literally thousands of LGBT organizations came into existence. IN THE LIFE explores the history of gay spaces, how each found its distinctive voice, and celebrates the 25TH anniversary of the first LGBT Center to provide a permanent space for all of those voices to come together. POLITICAL SCIENCE In America, until the late 1800's, homosexuality was generally viewed as a sin, a perversion of nature, and a crime. In 1864 it became an acceptable subject for ...