Tag Archives: Stonewall

Why It Gets Better: Our New Goal; Diversity within Diversity

With the release of the trailer for the movie Stonewall there has been much disappointment and discussion over the lack of representation of diversity within the characters. This mainly focuses on the lack of people of color and lack of transgender people … Continue reading

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LGBT History: The Black Cat Protest; The West Coast’s Stonewall

The website, Ventura County Pride, helps to expand our knowledge in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) history with a posting about a protest against a raid on the gay bar The Black Cat. February 11, 1967 is not a … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: Brenda Howard, Activist

From LGBTQ Nation: Howard participated in the 1969 Stonewall riots that marked a turning point in the gay rights movement. A year later, she organized the first Christopher Street Liberation Day March to mark Stonewall’s anniversary. The march was the … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Calf. Sen. Mark Leno in His Own Words

From an Op-Ed in The Daily Journal As we celebrate LGBT Pride month this June, I cannot help but reflect on how far the LGBT rights movement has come, both on a societal as well as a personal level. Back … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: You Could Win A National Contest With A Project On LGBT History

From The Washington Blade: Thousands of students, teachers, and parents attended a ceremony at the University of Maryland in College Park on Thursday, June 14, in which a 17-year-old high school student won the National History Day Contest award for … Continue reading

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