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


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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


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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