Gay Icons and History: Recently Filed

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O, Dem Golden Slippers: Gender Variance & the Mummers Parade

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

For over a century, hundreds of men used the all-male bastion of the Philadelphia Mummers' New Year's Day Parade to create a space in which they could publicly defy expectations about gender.Read More


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In Remembrance of Matthew Shepard

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 22, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Though Matthew Shepard's attackers may have succeeded in devastating his body, they did not and will never succeed in destroying his gentle spirit, or in extinguishing the heart of a community and a movement for social justice.Read More


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BREAKING: Dallas Cowboys Axe Michael Sam

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 4:20 PM | comments

Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draft pick, has been waived by the Dallas Cowboys.Read More


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Scores of LGBT Sites Eyed for Landmark Status

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

A National Park Service project has identified hundreds of potential LGBT sites across America that could someday win federal landmark status -- and that's just the tip of the iceberg.Read More


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Remembering the Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

LGBT legend Audre Lorde used her indefatigable spirit to fight on many fronts -- and white feminist exclusion was just one of the battles.Read More