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"Coming out is the most political thing you can do!" Harvey Milk Day and LGBTQ Rights

Those of you who follow me on Twitter will know that I’m really passionate about LGBTQ rights. As a little kid, I thought gay men are sweet and was fascinated by transgender people. 1,004 more words

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No Apologies!

Every LGBT person that is complaining or condemning what is going on in Baltimore would do well to remember the White Night Riots of 1979. After Dan White received a lenient sentence in the murder of Harvey Milk and George Moscone, people took to the streets in what soon escalated into violent protest and confrontations with police.

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‘I nearly married a famous gay actor before he came out.’ – Jane Fonda

Grace and Frankie star, Jane Fonda has revealed she had real-life experience of her partner coming out as gay.

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin  – who previously appeared together in the cult classic, … 213 more words

The Happenings

San Francisco Politics: Jello Biafra and Sister Boom Boom

In 1979 Jello Biafra ran for mayor of San Francisco. It was a dark time. Jonestown and Moscone and Milk’s assassination occurred about a year earlier. 898 more words

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Harvey Milk's Message of Hope

It has been 37 years since Harvey Milk was assassinated but his message of Hope is relevant today in the gay rights movement. It has also taken 37 years for 37 states since the late 1960s to legalize same-sex marriage. 512 more words

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The Importance of Activism

Why another gay blog/website? Because activism is important. Whether you are supporting gay rights, your religion, your favorite television show, or even whether or not you feel there are enough marshmallows in Lucky Charms. 232 more words

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