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Thousands attend Long Beach Gay Pride parade
press telegram
May 18, 2015

About 35,000 revelers gathered Sunday morning to celebrate and show pride in Long Beach’s gay and lesbian community with a parade along Ocean Boulevard under rainbow-colored banners. Music and boi

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Butch and trans: A dispatch from the shifting border.
slate
May 13, 2015

Butch women aren't menexcept for the ones who transition to male, which happens just often enough to make things awkward for everyone involved. It's awkward for fellow butches who feel strongly that they are not men, for trans men who seek to distinguish themselves from masculine women, and ...

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Cate Blanchett Lesbian Past Revealed: Lesbian Liaisons
Variety
May 13, 2015

Cate Blanchett opens up about her Cannes movie "Carol," where she portrays a relationship with Rooney Mara, and more.

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The vindication of Edward Snowden: How a new court decision cements the whistle-blower's legacy
Salon.com
May 12, 2015

The 2nd Circuit's decision on a key provision of the Patriot Act is a huge deal, expert tells Salon

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What Was Gay?
slate.com
May 12, 2015

In an increasingly accepting world, homosexual men are all too eager to leave their campy, cruising past behind. But the price of equality shouldn’t be conformity.

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The Images and Stories of Japanese American Internment
hyperallergic.com
May 12, 2015

This is the first in a two-part series exploring the history of Japanese-American internment camps in the United States during World War II and the artists who contributed to documenting that history and helping the people impacted.

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Janet Mock Gives Oprah Ah-Ha Moments About Gender
Advocate.com
May 7, 2015

Two powerful women. One must-see conversation.

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How a Queer Asian Artist Infiltrated the New York Scene Through Dress-Up and Self-Portraiture
hyperallergic.com
May 5, 2015

As an Asian boy growing up middle-class in America, I was taught assimilation was key. With the right dress and verbal codes, I could be a part of the the healthy, wealthy, and white lifestyle of magazines and sitcoms. Of course,

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A New Black Celesbian Couple on the block??
Knockturnal Emissions
May 5, 2015

Well MediaTtakeOut.com (the self-proclaimed black TMZ) is reporting that Janelle Monae and McLyte are all booed up. According to their source the two have been dating since they hit it off at this years Black Girls Rock

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Sweet Wells Fargo Ad Features Lesbian Couple Learning Sign Language For Their Daughter
Huffington Post
May 5, 2015

In this heartwarming parenting ad from Wells Fargo, a lesbian couple prepares for motherhood together in the sweetest way.

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