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Help The Story Of The Stonewall Riots Come To Life In Comic Book Form

by Guest Author ● 2:16 PM July 28, 2013
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Guest author Michael Troy explains why he, artist David T. Cabrera, and Bluewater Productions hope to bring the story of Stonewall to the public in comic book form.

Arts

Award Winning Docudrama ‘Codebreaker’ Profiling Gay Icon Alan Turing Returns To Theaters

by Stuart Wilber ● 9:37 PM April 6, 2013
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“Codebreaker” returns to New York, Chicago, Seattle and San Francisco and screens for the first time in Galesburg, Illinois this Tuesday, April 9.

Arts

Standing On The Right Side Of History: Lawrence Ferlingetti And City Lights Books

by Stuart Wilber ● 3:45 PM April 6, 2013
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“It is as if,” says City Lights founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti, “the public were being invited, in person and in books, to participate in that ‘great conversation’ between authors of all ages, ancient and modern.”

Civil Rights

Martin Luther King Jr. — Lodestar For America’s March Of Justice

by Tanya Domi ● 2:22 PM April 3, 2013
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45 years ago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was cut down by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis, Tennessee. Today his message is just as relevant in 2013 as it was for a deeply divided American society in 1968.

Civil Rights

‘BROTHER OUTSIDER: The Life of Bayard Rustin’ Returns To Television Across The US

by Stuart Wilber ● 2:52 PM February 2, 2013
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Few know that Martin Luther King, Jr.’s right hand man, the architect of the March on Washington, was openly-gay African-American Bayard Rustin. Now, a documentary returns to TV.

History

Hillary Clinton Congratulates GLIFAA On Its Historic 20th Anniversary

by Tanya Domi ● 3:28 PM November 29, 2012
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a thoughtful and heartfelt speech at the 20th anniversary celebration for the State Department’s Gay and Lesbian Affinity group.

History

Watch: Mitt’s Mom Campaigning In 1962 Sounds Just Like Mitt’s Wife Today

by David Badash ● 4:32 PM September 19, 2012
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Mitt Romney’s mom, Lenore Romney, campaigning in 1962 for Mitt’s dad, George Romney, sounds almost word for word like Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann.

Civil Rights

49 Years Ago Today Martin Luther King Jr. Delivered This Amazing Speech

by David Badash ● 2:31 PM August 28, 2012
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49 years ago today in 1963, civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered this amazing, memorable, iconic speech, his “I Have A Dream” speech.

Analysis

25 Years Later, International AIDS Conference Returns To U.S. After Lift Of HIV Travel Ban

by Seyward Darby ● 3:16 PM July 14, 2012
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In 1990, thousands from around the world came to the US for the Sixth International AIDS Conference. After President Obama lifted an HIV travel ban, the conference returns.

Analysis

The GOP War On Women Demands A New Women’s Rights Agenda for America

by Tanya Domi ● 12:55 PM March 19, 2012
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“Feminism” with a capital “F” is making a roaring comeback, thanks to the GOP War On Women: misogyny on steroids. It’s time we demand a new women’s rights agenda.

Civil Rights

New Orleans Proclaims Today LGBT Civil Rights Equality Awareness Day To Honor Bayard Rustin

by Stuart Wilber ● 1:15 PM March 17, 2012
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“BE IT PROCLAIMED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, That the Council hereby proclaim March 17, 2012 to be LGBT Civil Rights Equality Awareness Day.”

Civil Rights

Civil Rights Gay Pioneer Bayard Rustin Awarded 100th Birthday Proclamation

by Stuart Wilber ● 11:47 AM March 7, 2012
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Berkeley mayor Tom Bates has awarded a proclamation to commemorate the anniversary of gay African American civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin’s 100th birthday.

Civil Rights

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network Marches On, Technologically

by Clinton Fein ● 12:13 PM January 16, 2012
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SLDN, one of the first non-profits online, has responded to over 11,000 requests for assistance to date and was a powerful and primary player in the repeal of DADT.

History

Happy Anniversary, Boston Tea Party! Pity Today’s Tea Party Is Nothing Like You.

by David Badash ● 1:12 PM December 16, 2011
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Today is the 238th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, during which Revolutionary American patriots protested having to pay taxes without being allowed to vote.