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Leading Russian historian sacked for comparing Ukraine invasion to Sudetenland

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“What we are now witnessing is the behavior of a politician who has clearly lost his mind.”
Equality House via CNN. More on them below.

Fred Phelps’ death and the unsung heroes of the AIDS crisis

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Back in the day, hospitals let doctors and nurses volunteer to work the AIDS floor – they refused to require it.
Alcibiades, son of Cleinias. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.

Following the victory in Arizona, a brief look at 2,000 years of gay history

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With the defeat of Arizona’s “religious freedom” bill, it’s time to reflect on the past and future of LGBT rights.
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The gay kiss as political weapon

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It amazing how powerful the image of a simple kiss has been in the fight for gay civil rights. A retrospective.
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The history of Britain’s gay rights journey from 1950 to today (video)

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A great video from Britain’s Channel 4 looking at the cultural shift in Britain from the mid-1950s to today.
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Amazingly bigoted 1969 NY Daily News story on the gay Stonewall Riots

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“Homo Nest Raided, Queen Bees Are Stinging Mad.” That was the title of the story about the Stonewall Riots.
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PFLAG founder Jeanne Manford dies (1920-2013)

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Jeanne Manford founded Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) in 1972.
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Current TV’s Stephanie Miller: It’s an Internet lie that Salvation Army is anti-gay

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Salvation Army has suggested that gays be celibate, jobless, homeless, and/or dead. Other than that…
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What marriage equality means to an 80-year-old in Maine

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Bruni writes in today’s New York Times about Chuck Bennett, an 80-year-old in Maine, and the Maine marriage ca
Larry Kramer outing Ed Koch. (Photo by Rex Wockner)

The day Larry Kramer outed Ed Koch (for the 1st time)

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A friend scans in his archive of old (ish) gay rights photos from the late 80s.
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