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When Gays Bash Back: The True Story of Rev. Broshears and the Lavender Panthers

An epidemic of gay bashings and murders in ’70s San Francisco led this man to bash back with his Lavender Panthers

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The Police, Disguised as Patrons, Attacked Queer People at the Black Cat Tavern

Two years before the Stonewall Riots, this 1967 raid and the protests that followed helped kickoff the modern LGBTQ equality movement

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In 1933, Nazis Quickly Declared a ‘National Emergency’ Then Tortured and Murdered Queer People

This month marks 86 years since the Nazis’ tactic to allow the kidnapping, torture and murder of queer people

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Lawsuit Alleges 12 Ways YouTube Discriminates Against LGBTQ Content Creators

It’s a typical complaint against YouTube by LGBTQ content creators, commenters and publishers: “Why is my content being treated differently?” The video-sharing site has a history of filtering videos with LGBTQ content into its “restricted mode,” disallowing queer content creators from monetizing their original content, and even displaying anti-LGBTQ advertisements[…]

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