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lgbt movements in the united states

Discrimination

White House, GLAAD Honor Transgender Day Of Remembrance

by David Badash ● 5:19 PM November 20, 2012
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President Obama’s White House and GLAAD today honored the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Democratic National Convention

14 Transgender DNC Delegates Is Progress, But Work Remains For Full Inclusion

by James Nichols ● 3:07 PM September 7, 2012
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The 14 transgender DNC delegates embodied an historic moment and laid the foundation for what will be a long road to social inclusion and full legal protection.

Bigotry Watch

Coalition Of 13 Anti-Gay Groups Fails To Get Repeal Of Gay-Inclusion Law On Ballot

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM July 17, 2012
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A coalition of 13 anti-gay organizations has failed again to get an initiative that would repeal a law requiring gay-inclusive lessons in California’s pubic schools.

Civil Rights

Frank Kameny’s Fight For Gay Rights Honored By LGBT-Inclusive Christians

by Joseph Ward III ● 12:05 PM November 11, 2011
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Before the riots at Stonewall Inn launched the gay civil rights movement, there was Dr. Frank Kameny. On Veteran’s Day, LGBT-inclusive Christians honor Frank Kameny.

Bigotry Watch

GOP Congressman: “Homosexual Lobby” Wants “Military Takeover”

by David Badash ● 4:34 PM October 14, 2011
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GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter told Tony Perkins today that the “homosexual lobby” wants “a military takeover by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.”

Gay Agenda

LGBT Rights And The Dallas Principles: Now, More Than Ever?

by Stuart Wilber ● 9:00 AM September 24, 2011
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Major changes within the LGBT community, including the resignation of HRC’s Joe Solmonese, remind us that now is a good time to re-examine The Dallas Principles.

Don't Ask Don't Tell

DADT: Don’t Ask Is Dead, But Not Second-Class Status Of Gays In Military

by Stuart Wilber ● 5:21 PM September 20, 2011
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Just as parallels may be drawn between our New Civil Rights Movement and the Civil Rights Movement which lead to the desegregation of civilians in the United States, the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is analogous to the desegregation of our armed forces.

Don't Ask Don't Tell

DADT: Goodbye Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, Hello To A New Civil Rights Movement

by Tanya Domi ● 4:37 PM September 20, 2011
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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell officially repealed, former Army Captain Tanya Domi explores her worlds as a service member then and a GetEQUAL activist now. Times change.

Advocacy: A Vision For The GLBT Community In The Heart Of Dixie

by Guest Author ● 1:50 PM July 5, 2011
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GLBT Advocacy & Youth Services provides support services and raises awareness about issues specific to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth.

History

Gay Pride Now And Then Part 9: Stonewall – What 60s NYC Gay Life Was

by David Badash ● 1:56 PM July 3, 2011
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The 1969 Stonewall riots: PBS explores a time in New York City history when no gay man, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender person was safe. Part 9.

Civil Rights

Gay Pride Now And Then Part 8: Stonewall – What 60s NYC Gay Life Was

by David Badash ● 10:00 AM June 26, 2011
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The 1969 Stonewall riots: PBS explores a time in New York City history when no gay man, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender person was safe. Part 8.

Civil Rights

Gay Pride Now And Then Part 7: Stonewall – What 60s NYC Gay Life Was

by David Badash ● 9:00 AM June 25, 2011
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The 1969 Stonewall riots: PBS explores a time in New York City history when no gay man, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender person was safe. Part 7.

History

Gay Pride Now And Then Parts 5 And 6: Stonewall – What 60s NYC Gay Life Was

by David Badash ● 6:23 PM June 19, 2011
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The 1969 Stonewall riots: PBS explores a time in New York City history when no gay man, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender person was safe. Part 5 & 6.

Civil Rights

Gay Pride Now And Then Part 4: Stonewall – What 60s NYC Gay Life Was

by David Badash ● 4:14 PM June 12, 2011
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The 1969 Stonewall riots: PBS explores a time in New York City history when no gay man, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender person was safe. Part 4.