Recent Headlines

Filmmaker Explores Black Lesbian Identities in 'The Same Difference'
NBC News
December 14, 2015

In marginalized communities, often denied opportunity for self-definition, individual members can express their agency by establishing constraints — by staking claim to traits deemed worthy and casting aside all else.

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Hundreds attend global LGBT rights conference in NYC
Washington Blade
December 14, 2015

Hundreds of advocates from around the world gathered in New York City on Saturday for a global LGBT rights conference.

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An LGBT Activist Becomes One of China’s First Rhodes Scholars
WSJ
December 14, 2015

China Real Time chatted with one of China's four Rhodes Scholars, Tsinghua University student Ren Naying, about the scholarship, her advocacy on behalf of gay students on campus.

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New York LGBT Advocacy Group to Wind Down Operations
NY 1
December 14, 2015

After 25 years, a leading LGBT advocacy group is closing up shop, The Empire State Pride Agenda worked to legalize same-sex marriage and extend other protections to members of the LGBT community.

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Network of school groups for gay Ohio youth is growing
The Columbus Dispatch
December 14, 2015

To be sure, the wall map has room for more pushpins. But the central Ohio part is nicely crowded with little red markers that say a lot about growing support and acceptance of LGBT students in schools.

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Between Us: A Queer Theorist’s Devoted Husband and Enduring Legacy
The New Yorker
December 11, 2015

Jane Hu on the marriage between Hal and Eve Sedgwick, and on Eve’s monumental legacy of work in queer theory.

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Gaby Hoffmann, Jay Duplass, and Amy Landecker on Transparent’s Second Season and Becoming Pfeffermans
New York Mag
December 8, 2015

If season one of Amazon Studios’ breakout Transparent was ultimately about how life-affirming it was for L.A. patriarch Mort Pfefferman to transition to Maura, the new set of ten episodes is a little messier.

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New Girl: Schmidt Can't Handle Megan Fox's Character's Lesbian Past
TVGuide.com
December 7, 2015

WhenNew Girl returns in January, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) is in for a rude awakening when it comes to learning about his new fiancée Cece's (Hannah Simone) past.

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11 Lesbian Movies To Watch Before You Catch 'Carol'
bustle.com
December 7, 2015

If you're a lover of period pieces, lesbian romance films, or just gorgeous cinema, you're likely planning to spend part of this December catching the new Todd Haynes movie Carol, where Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara play lovers in sumptuous 1950s New York.

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Mom, I Always Knew You Were a Lesbian
Huffington Post
December 7, 2015

It had been six years since I delicately disclosed to my teenage son that I was dating a woman for the very first time. But my surprise announcement was quickly eclipsed by his sardonic response. "Mom, I always knew you were a lesbian!" he quipped, without a hint of surprise.

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