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'The Lavender Scare' to Document Dark Chapter in LGBT History; Launches Kickstarter to Raise Final Editing Funds

April 26, 2013
A new documentary based on David Johnson's book, The Lavender Scare, aims to shed light on the firing of thousands of LGBT employees in the 1950s by executive order under President Eisenhower. A period in our history worth revisiting as ENDA is reintroduced in Congress.Read More

Shane Bitney Crone's Bridegroom Premieres at Tribeca

In 2012, Shane Bitney Crone posted a video on YouTube titled "IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU" about the harms of marriage inequality after the tragic death of his partner, Tom.

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Why has Brittney Griner's decision to come out received so little media attention?

The lack of media attention given to Griner's public coming out on Sports Illustrated may highlight the differences between perceptions of LGBT inclusion in men's and women's professional sports.

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What to Watch Weekend 4/26-28: Catch back-to-back 'Happy Endings'

Catch Happy Endings, Degrassi, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, Smash, Orphan Black, Revenge, The Good Wife, Game of Thrones, and Nurse Jackie.

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Santa Fe City Council Encourages County Clerks to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

The Santa Fe City Council has voted in favor of a resolution which encourages city clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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April 25, 2013

Jennifer Tyrrell and the NOH8 Campaign urge Boy Scouts to end anti-gay ban

The NOH8 campaign has announced its plans to work with Jennifer Tyrrell, Ohio mom and ousted openly gay pack leader, on a new campaign. The NOH8 campaign is offering complimentary NOH8 photos to any Scout for equality who attends any upcoming NOH8 photo shoots in uniform and with a Scout ID to show their support for gay Scouts.

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