Gay Icons and History: Recently Filed

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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

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Juror's Verdict Is for Marriage Equality

Filed by Norm Kent | January 08, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

We can be proud this day has come, prouder still that so many have journeyed so far to see it through.Read More

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Gays Condemning Riots: The Greatest of Hypocrisies

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 04, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Some gays are hypocrites: they condemn rioting in the aftermath of extreme miscarriages of justice for black people, while ignoring the fact that they gather once a year to celebrate and commemorate one.Read More