Gay Icons and History: Recently Filed

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Revisiting a Pre-Stonewall LGBT Sit-In

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 30, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

In the sit-in at Dewey's in Philadelphia, some historians find evidence of LGBT militancy beginning much earlier than 1969.Read More

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Debunking Alleged LGBT Connections in JFK Assassination

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Alleged gay and lesbian connections to John F. Kennedy's assassination remain firmly entrenched in the minds of many Americans. But these speculations should be put to rest once and for all.Read More


As We Battle Ebola, Confronting the Echoes of AIDS

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 26, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The hysteria and paranoia associated with Ebola is eerily reminiscent of when the country was in its AIDS crisis.Read More

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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


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