Articles tagged gay and lesbian

19 Nov 2008 // 3:20 AM

‘Stonewall 2.0’ generation rallies for gay rights

SEATTLE - In 1969, gays at a small New York City bar called the Stonewall Inn staged a revolt against harassment and launched the gay-rights movement

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Berkeley resident Leesa Tori has no problem recalling, with vivid clarity, that television moment on April 30, 1997, when Ellen DeGeneres spoke into an airport public-address system

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15 Jul 2007 // 10:59 PM

Michael Tolliver Lives by Armistead Maupin

Sly, humane and possessing canny observation skills, Maupin can still blow a pop-culture bubble with the best of them.

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Courting Equality by Patricia A. Gozemba and Karen Kahn

The gay community is by no means united on the importance or prioritization of marriage rights.

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22 Jun 2007 // 2:37 AM

CHICAGO - Alexander Nicholson speaks five languages, including Arabic, but he will never be allowed to serve in the U.S. Army again. Outed by

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3 Jun 2007 // 4:34 AM

Homosexuals have always played a creative role in Hollywood. But gay stories almost never made it to celluloid. Or did they? On Monday, Turner Classic

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4 May 2007 // 2:08 AM

Matthew Shepard WASHINGTON - A hate crimes bill passed Thursday by the House, extending coverage to people victimized because of sexual orientation, gender identity or

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3 May 2007 // 2:54 AM

Miami’s gay film fest a challenge for director Coombes

MIAMI - For weeks now, folks have been pestering Carol Coombes, director of the Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, to keep saying “Itty Bitty

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22 Apr 2007 // 4:19 AM

TACOMA, Wash. - Amid happy tears and rounds of applause, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Saturday signed into law a bill that grants same-sex couples some

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“Faggot! Sissy! Queer!”

Increasingly, the sound echoing from our school playgrounds is the sound of hatred and bigotry.

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11 Apr 2007 // 8:30 AM

Lily Tomlin MIAMI—Lily Tomlin is equally at home performing on film as she is on television. She prefers the stage, where “it’s more

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7 Apr 2007 // 4:22 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. - Gays can now exchange vows in one of the world’s most popular wedding spots - then get whisked away in Cinderella’

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22 Mar 2007 // 11:00 PM

‘That Ain’t Right!’

The news, television, and films all reinforce the idea that there is something wrong with even the hint of homosexuality.

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“You Know, They’re All Alike”

Even the most die-hard homosexual would probably be a little disconcerted should his or her doctor flit into the room exclaiming, "Girlfriend! Your X-rays look faaabulous!"

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A Good Return for Our Toil

This is what married people do for one another.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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