Dr. Eric Cervini

Author | Historian | Homosexual


Quarantini with Dr. Cervini is an LGBTQ+ book and movie club for the quarantine era.

The Podcast

In The Deviant’s World, Eric explores the history of today’s deviant world.

About Eric

Dr. Eric Cervini is an award-winning historian of LGBTQ+ politics and culture. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar.

As an authority on 1960s gay activism, Cervini serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus and on the Board of Advisors of the Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C., a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of gay American history. His award-winning digital exhibitions have been featured in Harvard’s Rudenstine Gallery, and he has presented his research to audiences across America and the United Kingdom.

He lives in Los Angeles with his two plants, Coco Montrese and Fig O’Hara.


The Deviant’s War

The secret history of the fight for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. 

Now a New York Times best seller.

Available for purchase:


The Deviant’s War is a compelling work that should be on the reading list for everyone who cares about the quest for full civil rights for all Americans.

- US Senator Tammy Baldwin

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