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LGBT History  // Posts tagged as "LGBT History"

08 Dec Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on The FAIR Education Act (LGBT History Bill)

The FAIR Education Act (LGBT History Bill)

The FAIR Education Act (LGBT History Bill)

Do you know about the The FAIR Education Act? Senate Bill 48  (Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful Education Act), is a California law which compels the inclusion of the political, economic, and social contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people into educational textbooks and the social studies curricula in California public schools by amending […]

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02 Aug Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on LGBT History and The City of Brotherly Love

LGBT History and The City of Brotherly Love

LGBT History and The City of Brotherly Love

When GILDA, Diane and I pulled into Philadelphia, a city I’d visited regularly in the 1980s, it was like coming home. (Fortunately this was weeks ahead of the Democratic National Convention!) We stayed in a lovely B & B, The Alexander Inn, on Spruce St; just around the corner from the store where I was reading: […]

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10 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Important LGBT History in ‘Freeheld’

Important LGBT History in ‘Freeheld’

Important LGBT History in ‘Freeheld’

On Wednesday night I attended a special screening of Freeheld at the Castro Theater, benefiting NCLR. It was packed with lesbians—SURPRISE! I was reminded of the time I saw the premier of Desert Hearts at the Castro in 1985…you could have heard a pin drop during some of the intense scenes. While I can’t say […]

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