soc.motss

Title

soc.motss

Format

Usenet newsgroup

Year Founded (approximate)

1983

Abbreviations/Alias

Often shortened to motss; Initially categorized on Usenet as net.motss.

Intended Audience

gay people; lesbian people; bisexual people

Primary Language

American English

Exterior References

Attached image of founder Steve Dyer in "soc.motss" shirt at first motss.con in 1988. Courtesy of Billy Green on Flickr.

Archival Resources:

Popular Press:

motss.con: Annual convention of soc.motss members

Files

SteveDyer1988_Green.jpg

Citation

“soc.motss,” Queer Digital History Project, accessed May 22, 2024, https://queerdigital.com/items/show/38.

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