Gay Icons and History: Recently Filed

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Obama Signs Historic LGBT Workplace Executive Order

Filed by John M. Becker | July 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

This morning, President Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people in the workplace. It was an honor to witness this pivotal moment in LGBT history.Read More

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George Takei Talks About Japanese Internment

Filed by John M. Becker | July 16, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

George Takei discussed his time in the internment camp and how it shaped his personal definition of patriotism and democracy in a recent TED Talk. Watch:Read More

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What Ellen Means to Me

Filed by Davina Kotulski | July 14, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ellen's historic coming out meant a lot to me. I remember exactly where I was on the day that episode aired.Read More

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LGBT History: Anita Bryant's Anti-Gay Campaign

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Dave Evans, the brain behind all of the recent videos compiling news clips about LGBT people for each decade, is back and his latest video may be the best yet.Read More

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Edie Windsor Speaks About Gay Life Before Stonewall

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

In the second installment of a series of interviews with Marriage Equality USA, LGBT icon Edie Windsor discusses pre-Stonewall life and the beginning of her now-legendary love story.Read More