Gay Icons and History: October 2013

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Sandra Day O'Connor Marries Gay Couple at Supreme Court

Filed by John M. Becker | October 29, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor officiated at a same-sex wedding in Washington today, becoming the second justice in history to do so.Read More


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A Little LGBT Theater History

Filed by Mark Segal | October 21, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Let's talk showbiz, and in honor of LGBT History Month, I'll tell a little secret.Read More


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George Takei Talks LGBT Rights at National Press Club

Filed by John M. Becker | October 20, 2013 | 8:15 PM | comments

Actor, activist, and social media sensation George Takei told a packed crowd at the National Press Club about his career and his passion for social justice.Read More


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Vintage Homophobia, Modern Victim Blaming

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

These old-timey films are usually presented to show how far we've come, but we're less likely to notice the ways in which we haven't come all that far at all.Read More


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LGBT History Month: Memories of Jack Nichols

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | October 13, 2013 | 7:30 PM | comments

Those of us who knew Jack Nichols will remember his kindness, his loyalty, his bright wit, and his commitment to the cause of freedom for all humanity. Read More


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In Memoriam: Matthew Shepard

Filed by John M. Becker | October 12, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Fifteen years ago today, Matthew Shepard was taken from us. Today and every day, we must honor and remember.Read More


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U.S. Postal Service Will Issue Harvey Milk Stamp

Filed by John M. Becker | October 10, 2013 | 7:00 PM | comments

The U.S. Postal Service will release a Harvey Milk postage stamp in 2014.Read More


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The Gay Man Who Saved the United States

Filed by Mark Segal | October 09, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

If George Washington was the father of the nation, then Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, a gay man, was the father of the United States military. Read More


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Remembering Bob Basker

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | October 01, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Bob Basker was a dedicated man who was the soul of kindness, who sometimes made mistakes but whose commitment to the cause never wavered. His life and work inspires us to continue the good fight.Read More