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Today in LGBT History: Other Early Marriage Equality Cases

In an article related to the state of Texas refusing to amend a death certificate to reflect same-sex partners as married, mysanantonio.com has a brief photo slide show which includes some of the other early cases for marriage equality. See … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: Marching for Our Rights In Washington, D.C. circa 1965

As we are a week away from another historic moment in gay rights history with the April 28th Supreme Court Cases on Marriage Equality, we are reminded by ABC news of another milestone in gay history that happened around this … 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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Today in LGBT History: The World’s First LGBT Same-Sex Couple Registry

via Joe. My. God. On October 1st 1989, An event unlike any before in history took place at the Copenhagen town hall in Denmark. That Sunday, a national law went into effect that allowed same-sex couples to be joined 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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Mattachine Society of D.C. Repurposed For “Archive Activisim” On LGBT History

The Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C. was originally formed by Frank Kameny in 1961 as an organization to help further the civil rights of gay people. Today, the organization has now repurposed itself to discovering and publishing documentation on political … Continue reading

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Today In LGBT History: A Memoir of the Early Days of the AIDS Crisis

Though a very engaging book trailer for Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS and Survival, author Sean Strub gives us a glimpse into a history that needs to be remembered. The first few minutes of the video are … Continue reading

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