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Director To Launch LGBT History Documentary Starring You

Joe Jervis, blogger for Joe. My. God., reports that director Stu Maddix, who’s fims Include the documentary Gen Silent, is launching a new documentary project. The project, entitled Reel In The Closet, wants to trace Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: The Lesbian Avengers

From The Huffington Post: Back in 1992, a radical activist group called the Lesbian Avengers staged a demonstration in front of a schoolyard in Queens, N.Y., handing kids balloons instructing them to “ask about lesbian lives.” The flyers that they … Continue reading

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Latino GLBT History Project set to honor Letitia Gomez

From Washington, D.C.’s METROWEEKLY: The Latino GLBT History Project (LHP), a D.C.-area organization, will honor local activist Letitia Gomez at its second annual Women’s History Month celebration, ”Mujeres en el Movimiento,” Friday. The event, which is specifically focused on honoring … Continue reading

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LGBT History: Philly Names Street After Gay Rights Pioneer

From The Washington Blade: PHILADELPHIA — An LGBT rights pioneer will be honored in her hometown when Philadelphia dedicates Barbara Gittings Way on Oct. 1, in the heart of the gay neighborhood at the intersection of Locust and 13th Streets. … Continue reading

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Before there was Stonewall, there was the Black Cat

From the advocate.com: For the gay patrons of the Black Cat tavern in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, it was a disheartening start to 1967. As balloons dropped from the ceiling to mark the New Year, undercover cops … Continue reading

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