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Video: Get Konnected - Boston's colorful networking crowd

Get Konnected! is Boston’s first and only urban bi-monthly professional and business networking event the brings together urban and international professionals, business executives and entrepreneurs of diverse cultures, across industries and sectors to enrich and enhance their professional development, forged new business and social relationships, and expand their personal, business and professional networks.

WCVB
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July 15, 2013

Video: To get married, they left Ohio

John Arthur’s been a patient of Crossroads since March, but it wasn’t until June 26 that he settled on his notion of a perfect day. That morning the U.S. Supreme Court struck down portions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. As he watched the announcement from a medical bed in his Over-the-Rhine condo, Arthur and his partner of 20 years, Jim Obergefell, decided that they wanted to marry.

Cincinnati.com
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July 15, 2013

GLAAD and the LGBT community react to the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case

In April of 2012, GLAAD and other national LGBT organizations stated that the shooting death of Trayvon Martin was a national call for action. This weekend when the man who killed Trayvon, George Zimmerman, was found not guilty of all charges, we renew that call for action.

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Powerfully Puck: a poem of gender fluidity sparks dialogue on Humans of New York

Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton posted a picture of a young person named Puck holding a piece of paper with a poem on it. The poem outlined Puck’s experience being gender-fluid and sprung from being confronted with old photos of them at their grandparents’ house.

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Guest post: Cinderella and her wife: how a fairytale became a reality in just 30 years

Maybe we won't all live happily ever after, but now all of us will live with a dignity and respect -- and equal protection under the law -- that back in 1985 we could only sit in a dark theater and fantasize about.

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