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For Millennia, Activists Have Protested With Dildos to Make a Very Clear Point

Over centuries, political activists have utilized the “dildo protest” to make our society a better, happier, slightly more ridiculous place

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History
ACT UP Was Unofficially Founded 32 Years Ago Today, Changing the Face of Queer Activism

On the unofficial birthday of Larry Kramer’s pioneering activist organization, we take you through ACT UP history, including the famous CBS News disruption

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This Closeted NYC Mayor Described Queer Sex as ‘Horrific’ and Helped Close Bathhouses in the ’80s

Despite longstanding rumors of his own homosexuality, Ed Koch was instrumental in the shutdown of NYC’s gay bathhouses

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History
Today Is the Birthday of Edward Carpenter, England’s Gay Godfather of the Left

Today is the 174th birthday of Edward Carpenter, an early queer activist who laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern LGBTQ movement

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Culture
Stop Casting Us in Your Trauma Porn. We Don’t Want the Part.

Consider this an activist-writer’s clap-back to clickbait culture. If you aren’t actively working to dismantle oppression, you’re benefitting from it.

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Culture
San Francisco’s Mother of Drag Activism, Juanita More, Is Geared Up for an Important Pride

In the days leading up to yet another San Francisco Pride, we caught up with Juanita More to discuss what lay in store for the city

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World
News of the World: The LGBT Community Is Growing in the U.S. While Ghana Considers Criminalizing Us

In this month’s look at news from around the world, we discover that while LGBT community growth in America is higher than ever, Ghana could criminalize us

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News
LGBTQ Org GetEQUAL to Close Amid Financial Troubles and Storm Over High-Profile Firing

The LGBTQ liberation organization announced it will close after eight years of existence, addressing claims of racism and transphobia

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Gift Guide 2017: 10 Ideas for Urban Activists Looking for Fun and Relaxation

It’s been a challenging year for politically engaged queers, so let this activist gift guide provide your favorite firebrand with some rest and relaxation

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News
An LGBTQ Ally was Just Convicted for Laughing at Trump’s Attorney General (Video)

A 61-year-old activist was recently convicted for laughing during the confirmation hearings of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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