Monthly Archives: January 2015

LGBT History: Freedom of the Press and a LGBT Publication

David Savage from the LA Times author a piece from our gay history. ONE Magazine, a 1950s Los Angeles gay publication, was considered obscene by the post office who refused to mail it. The publishers filed a lawsuit, eventually going … Continue reading

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The Company We Keep: Judgemental vs. Positive Attitues

An article in the Washington Blade on getting fit in 2015 has gotten a bit of a backlash in its commentary because of the seemingly ‘no fats’ take on who should be in your social circle: Surround yourself with healthy … Continue reading

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The Top Moments for Latino LGBTs in 2014

GLAAD via The Huffington Post gives us some of the top moments of 2014 for Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons. Below are a few selections from the article written by Monica Transandes: Supreme! In July, Puerto Rico saw … Continue reading

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Gay Rights in Florida; Then and Now

The front page of the Miami Herald in June 1977 The front page of the Miami Herald January 2015 We’ve come a long way, baby…but still have a ways, yet to go. See more Florida headlines on gay marriage equality … Continue reading

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Old Tropes on Homosexuality Never Fade

From the blog site Joe. My. God comes this meme post from 38 years ago. Some background from South Florida Pride’s website: In 1977, Florida’s Dade County (now Miami-Dade County) passed a human-rights ordinance that prohibited discrimination on the basis … Continue reading

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Public TV Interview with Little Jimmy Dickens

I found this 2007 interview with country legend Little Jimmy Dickens from West Virginia Public Television. With his passing on January 2nd, I thought it appropriate to post it. The WJLS that Jimmy refers to, which still plays country music, … Continue reading

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Music Review: Tim McGraw’s Sundown Heaventown

Tim McGraw is back to his old form on the first-half of Sundown Heaven Town and I love it. After being disappointed with Southern Voices and Emotional Traffic, Tim gets back to the music of his that I like best; the … Continue reading

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