Famous GLBT People Comprehensive illustrated and generally trustworthy list, with longer biographies of Horatio Alger, Antinous, Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Lord Byron, Caravaggio, Cecil Rhodes, Benvenuto Cellini, Jean Cocteau, Correggio, Emily Dickinson, Lord Alfred Douglas, Edward II, Andre Gide, George Friedrich Handel, Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin, Alexander von Humboldt, T. E. Lawrence, Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Antoinette, Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine, and others
A-Z of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Detailed information about almost 700 gays, with hundreds of portraits. Good European coverage, especially comprehensive on Dutch figures, and people from the world of popular entertainment
Greek Homosexuality. Illustrated article by Hein van Dolen, a good introduction to new understandings of the subject
Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents in Translation, ed. by Thomas K. Hubbard, with hundreds of illustrations, showing that equal-age homosexual relations were as popular as pederastic relations.
Edward Carpenter Archives Important works by the pioneer British gay activist Edward Carpenter (1844-1929), edited by Simon Dawson
Simeon Solomon Research Archive by Roberto C. Ferrari, about the Victorian painter convicted for homosexual acts. Biography; annotated bibliography of works by him and reviews of works about him; links to websites illustrating his art
Fanny and Stella: Newspaper reports about the notorious Victorian case of two cross-dressing men, Ernest Boulton and Frederick William Park
Catalogue bibliographique gay et lesbien Bibliographical guide to gay and lesbian history, culture and literature (mainly French), often with extensive annotations, together with illustrations of covers and portraits of authors
Sito di Giovanni Dall'Orto Outstanding collection of writings (in Italian) on gay history, especially focusing on Renaissance Italy, with more than fifty detailed biographies, highly illustrated, plus documents and links
Donatello's David, a free online gay historical novel about the origin on Donatello's David set in 15th-century Florence
Japanese History for Gay Men A good introduction to Japanese homosexual history, with examples from early Japanese gay literature such as stories by Ihara Saikaku, and more modern authors such as Yukio Mishima
Edward Carpenter's biography of George Merrill. Edward Carpenter's biography of his working-class lover George Merrill is now on the web, at the site devoted to the English social/sexual reformer Edward Carpenter. It's a transcription of the typscript/manuscript at the Sheffield Carpenter Archives (never before published). Carpenter and Merrill were virtually a "married couple" for 14 years, and were friends for more then 25 years. It's a rare and fascinating account of a nineteenth-century gay working-class life, up to the First World War.
Voices West: Sex in the West: Cowboy-related documents about male-male relations in the American Wild West, in the form of a bibliography, illustrated with suggestives covers from cowboy novels
The Richard Cornish Endowment Fund, established in 1993 as a source of funding for the acquisition of gay and lesbian resources for the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Several historical articles, and lists of publications
Our Homosocial Constitution: Some Sexual and Political Themes in Paintings Admired by the Founding Fathers,
by Alan Hyde. An interesting sexual-political analysis of homosocial paintings, such as David's Oath of the Horatii, admired by politicians such as Jefferson and Madison