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


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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