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Orlando: A hate crime against the gay community

This worst-ever mass shooting in American history was first and foremost a homophobic crime of hate against the nation's LGBTQIA community.

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This week in LGBTQ history: Recognizing African-American activist Pauli Murray

The civil rights activist, lawyer, and theologian, and an acknowledged lesbian, will soon lend her name to one of two new residential colleges.

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In the vanguard for gay liberation: The life of Communist organizer Harry Hay

In 1950, Harry Hay, longtime Communist and union activist, founded the Mattachine Society, one of America's first LGBTQ rights organizations.

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This month in LGBTQ history: A poem to the continuing struggle

"First job, keep her talking, keep / her alive. Get help. Where? How?"

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This week in LGBTQ history: Celebrating and honoring Christine Jorgensen

American transwoman was a pioneer in gender reassignment surgery and a fierce advocate for trans people's rights.

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Obama threatens defense bill veto over anti-LGBTQ, anti-worker provisions

The provisions, inserted in a huge DOD bill by House Republicans, are among the reasons the administration told Congress the president's  advisors "would recommend he veto the bill."

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Activists begin hunger strike, call for halt to detention of transgender immigrants

A group of activists is on hunger strike, calling for an end to all ICE detention on behalf of transgender undocumented immigrants.

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This week in LGBTQ history: Supreme Court decides on Colorado’s Amendment 2

Twenty years ago, on May 20, 1996, a landmark victory was won at the United States Supreme Court in Romer v. Evans.

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Trans equality at a turning point: Obama Administration takes on North Carolina

The transgender movement enters a new phase with the announcement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against North Carolina over HB2 - the "bathroom bill."

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North Carolina discrimination law shows limits of corporate conscience

"The legislation hastily enacted is deplorable and discriminatory, and it runs counter to everything we stand for."

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