Gay Icons and History: Recently Filed

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History Returns to Independence Hall

Filed by Mark Segal | March 22, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

Something happened a few weeks ago that literally made me stop and take note of how far we have come in our struggle for equality.Read More

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Presbyterian Church USA Approves Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | March 18, 2015 | 11:00 AM | comments

Yesterday, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) gave final approval to a change in the church's constitution that includes same-sex couples in the definition of marriage.Read More

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Oregon Gets Nation's 1st Bisexual Governor This Week

Filed by John M. Becker | February 16, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Incoming Oregon Governor Kate Brown, who takes the oath of office this week, will be the first openly bisexual governor in the history of the United States.Read More


Obama Makes SOTU History With 'Lesbian,' 'Bisexual,' 'Transgender'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2015 | 9:00 AM | comments

Last night, President Obama became the first president in history to say the words "lesbian," "bisexual," and "transgender" in a State of the Union Address.Read More

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Remembering Bayard Rustin

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 19, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

The word "activist" rolls off our tongues easily today. But in 1920s and 1930s America, taking a stand on human-rights issues automatically made you a target for the FBI.Read More