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Why It Gets Better: Gay Pride Flag in ‘Washington Post’ Vacation Article

The below photo was attached to an article from The Washington Post on how vacations are good for you by leaving you rested and recharged. The inclusion of the pride flag in the photo of this everyday article reinforces the … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: From Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell to Air Force Reserve Pride Poster

From the AirForceTimes ‘Flightlines’: The Air Force — as well as the rest of the military — has seen some considerable changes since Don’t Ask Don’t Tell ended in 2011 and gay and lesbian service members began serving openly. Same-sex … Continue reading

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D.C.’s Subway System Sports Pride Flag

This was a pleasant surprise on my commute. METRO, Washington, D.C.’s subway system is sporting the gay pride flag on the informational displays above station manager kiosks. Washington, D.C.’s Pride Celebration ends on June 8 with the street festival on … Continue reading

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Google Doodle Sports Olympic Figures Against Pride Colors

from the LA Times: SAN FRANCISCO — On the eve of the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, Google took a very public stand against Russian anti-gay law and discrimination. The Internet giant is displaying a Google doodle on its homepage … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: An Interview with the Rainbow Flag Creator, Gilbert Baker

While it may seem like the rainbow flag has always been a part of gay culture, it has only been in existence since 1978. Below is an interview from Radio Free Europe with the flag’s creator, Gilbert Baker. I like … Continue reading

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Lack of Bureaucratic Procedure Brings Down Calistoga, Calf. Gay Pride Flag

“It was beautiful while it lasted.” That’s how Ian Stanley, director of California’s Napa Valley’s LGBTQ Connection described the short life of the rainbow flag that flew over Calistoga, Calf. for three days this past weekend. The rainbow flag was … Continue reading

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