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Richard Blanco: First Latino LGBT Inaugural Poet

“Richard Blanco was made in Cuba, assembled in Spain, and imported to the United States,” and now he will serve as the Inaugural poet at the swearing-in ceremony this year, announced the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC) on Wednesday. At 44, Blanco is also the youngest-ever Inaugural poet and the first Hispanic and LGBT person to recite a poem at the swearing-in ceremony.

Latino Voices, the Huffington Post
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January 11, 2013

Meet The Hero Of The Marriage Equality Movement

Edith Windsor walks through the lobby of the large Fifth Avenue apartment building just north of Washington Square Park where she has lived for nearly 40 years. "Construction," she says, motioning upstairs. "It's so loud."

BuzzFeed
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January 11, 2013
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