Tag: History


The Phantasy has been a landmark Lakewood entertainment destination for decades. Budish and Figgie intend to preserve the building’s history by listing it on the National Register of Historic Places and making the Phantasy the cornerstone building in this new hub for the LGBTQ community.
Leonard Matlovich - First openly gay military service member.
Leonard Matlovich was one of the symbols in the history of the LGBT community and was the first gay service member in the military to purposely out himself - specifically to fight their ban on gays.