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City in San Joaquin Valley, Calif. Opens LGBT Community Center

Merced, Calif., a city with a population of 81K located about 130 miles south west of San Francisco has opened the doors on the community’s first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center. From the Sacramento Bee: “We hope to … Continue reading

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Dover, Del. Holds First-Ever Gay Pride Event

Although, Delaware was at the forefront of actively providing marriage equality through legislation, the capital city, Dover, had never played host to gay pride. Rehoboth Beach or New Castle were the locations. But that has now changed. From delewareonline.com: Through … Continue reading

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Ark. City Re-affirms Support for Marriage Equality via Resolution

Eureka Springs, Ark., a city located up in the northwest corner of the state re-affirmed it’s commitment to marriage equality by City Council resolution in a 5-1 vote July 2014. This was the second time that the city had endorsed … Continue reading

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Ark. City Celebrates Same-Sex Married Couple with a Wedding Reception

From an Out In Eureka press release: Eureka Springs, AR plans ‘Married To Equality’ wedding reception for LGBT newlyweds. The first city in Arkansas to officially endorse marriage equality and the first in which same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses in … Continue reading

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LGBT History in Mural Format

Wells Fargo bank highlights the unveiling of a new 102 foot long mural that wraps around a West Hollywood branch on it’s Wells Fargo Stories blog: The mural features images of early gay pride marches, gay bars, the Chateau Marmont … Continue reading

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Allentown, Penn. to get LGBT Community Center

Though just when and where remains to be seen. From The Morning Call: Allentown is the largest LGBT community in the state that doesn’t have a central, physical community center, said activist Adrian Shanker, who’s leading the campaign. “The idea … Continue reading

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Welcome To Eureka Springs, Arkansas’s Marriage Equality Frontier Town

Weeks before it landed itself on the map as being the first town in Arkansas to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Eureka Springs was profiled in the Advocate.com as being the “gayest small town in America you’ve never heard … Continue reading

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