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Queer People Rioted in 1959, a Decade Before Stonewall, at L.A.’s Cooper’s Do-Nuts

While many of us think of Stonewall as the first major fight for LGBTQ rights, there were predecessors, like the Cooper’s Do-Nuts Riot 10 years before

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TV
These 10 Trans Male TV Characters Represent the Best (and Worst) of Queer TV Tropes

The 10 trans male TV characters are all recent, but they’re not all perfect — while some defied stereotypes, others fell into tired or offensive tropes

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39 Years of HIV, and the Audacity of Our Survival Endures

June 5, 1981, marks the first official report of HIV. We’ve lived through 39 years of this global pandemic. Our communities were devastated, millions died, and while there have been great advancements in treatment and prevention, there is still no vaccine or cure. Now we find ourselves in the midst[…]

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Culture
MOBIfest, the First Virtual Pride Festival for Communities of Color, Is Happening Today!

This is no ordinary Pride Month, as we’ve all seen by now. With much of the country feeling like they’re stuck indoors due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and many others rightfully protesting America’s injustice toward Black lives, the days of large in-person Pride events seem to have come and[…]

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