Gay Icons and History: January 2014

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Did MLK Have an LGBTQ Dream, Too?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 19, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

As I learn more about Martin Luther King Jr.'s philandering, sexist attitude toward women and his tepid relationship with gay March on Washington organizer Bayard Rustin, I wonder if King would support LGBTQ rights?Read More


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Video Preview: Sean Strub's New Memoir, 'Body Counts'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Veteran LGBT and HIV/AIDS activist Sean Strub has just released his new book, "Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival." Watch a video preview here.Read More


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Second-Class Citizens: Women & LGBTs Under the Third Reich

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 14, 2014 | 3:45 PM | comments

The common thread running through Nazi ideology regarding gender, gender expression, and sexuality was an effort to control individuals' and communities' bodies, in the attempt to control their minds. Read More


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Israel Unveils Gay Holocaust Memorial: Photos, Video

Filed by John M. Becker | January 13, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

On Friday, Tel Aviv became one of only five cities around the world with a monument dedicated specifically to gay victims of the Holocaust.Read More


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10 Things We've Learned From Marcus Bachmann's Facebook

Filed by John M. Becker | January 10, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

What has Marcus Bachmann been up to since his clinic was busted for offering discredited "ex-gay" therapy? Turns out, a lot.Read More


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Israel's Pink Triangle Monument Opens Friday

Filed by John M. Becker | January 07, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Israel's first monument to gay victims of the Holocaust will be dedicated this week in the worldwide gay capital of Tel Aviv.Read More


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Fr. Robert Nugent, Catholic LGBT Rights Hero, Dies

Filed by John M. Becker | January 02, 2014 | 5:45 PM | comments

Fr. Robert Nugent, a Catholic priest who co-founded New Ways Ministry and spoke out against the church's institutional homophobia, died yesterday in Milwaukee.Read More


A Different World: Coming Out Forty Years Ago

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 02, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Coming out as LGBT in 1973 took courage and determination.Read More