Dick Leitsch, Pre-Stonewall Gay Activist, Has Died

BY ANDY HUMM | Dick Leitsch, who was president of the gay rights Mattachine Society of New York at the time of the Stonewall Rebellion in 1969 and provided an essential on-the-scene report for Mattachine’s newsletter, died on June 22. His death fo... more…

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‘Shadowhunters’ fans raise money for the Trevor Project after show cancellation

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UC Berkeley to offer a class on Frank Ocean

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ABC picks up ‘Roseanne’ spinoff ‘The Conners’ sans Barr

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Sports doc highlights coming-out challenges

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Czech Republic Moves A Step Closer To Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

If a new bill passes, the country would become the first in formerly communist Europe to embrace marriage equality. more…

‘Ponyboi’ Explores An Intersex Youth’s Journey Toward Self-Acceptance

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Delaware politicos ‘motivated,’ not frustrated, under Trump

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Delaware ACLU pushes for progressive laws as session winds down

Marijuana and prison sentence reform at top of list The post Delaware ACLU pushes for progressive laws as session winds down appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights. more…

Gay men need to be more present

Leaving our phones at the door might help solve the problem The post Gay men need to be more present appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights. more…

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Wilmington man demands Orange County, Chapel Hill remove rainbow flags

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