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Tag: Frank Kameny

History
This New Documentary Tells the Brutal Truth About the Lavender Scare

While we always remember the Red Scare, fear that Communists were in upper levels of government, the anti-gay Lavender Scare lasted much longer

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History
The Stonewall Riots Taught Gay Activists to Fight Back

Prior to Stonewall, there were the Annual Reminders, a staid, stoic affair so devoted to presenting queer people as ‘respectable’ they couldn’t even hold hands

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News
Corrupt Cops, The Mafia and the Unknown History of the Stonewall Riots

It’s hard to talk about queer history in June without talking about Stonewall. You’ve surely heard the name, and you might’ve seen the controversial movie that was recently made (and reviled) about the event. But do you know the full story?

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Film
UPDATED: Roland Emmerich’s ‘Stonewall’ Has A White/Cis Hero, And That’s A Problem

The real Stonewall Riots were started by transwomen of color. So why does the trailer for Roland Emmerich’s ‘Stonewall’ look so white and cis-male?

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News
Groundbreaking Gay Rights Documents Go On Display at the Library of Congress

For the first time ever, documents from the gay rights movement are on the display at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, as part of an exhibition on the United States’ constitutional history and civil rights protections. The documents come from Frank Kameny, the original LGBT rights activist, who […]

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