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Annie Leibovitz, foreground, and Gloria Steinem, background, open the “Women: New Portraits” in San Francisco, March 25. Photo: San Francisco Chronicle
Travel
Annie kicked off the San Francisco opening with famed feminist activist and author Gloria Steinem, who is promoting her new book My Life On the Road. ...
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The Napa Valley Wine Train will hold its inaugural Pride Ride this month. Photo: Napa Valley Wine Train
Travel
LGBT oenophiles can wine and dine on San Francisco Bay with two different inaugural events – Pride Ride and the Big Gay Wine Cruise. ...
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Sandi Banks at left, braces before police move to arrest her, Kings Cross, June 24, 1978. They tore the sleeve off her leather jacket.
International
An apology is better late than never. That’s what LGBT Australian activists who were brutally attacked by police during the first Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in Sydney in 1978 have been expressing. ...
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Courtesy of the San Francisco GLBT History Museum
Travel
Second to third wave feminists (womynists) of color are being celebrated with an exhibit "Feminists to Feministas: Women of Color in Prints and Posters" in San Francisco. ...
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Ecosexuals Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens (l-r)
Travel
Austin is a festival town hosting hundreds of festivals, five of which are produced by the city’s LGBTQ community and too many art festivals to count, annually. ...
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Performance artist Madison Young is sure to steam up Valentine’s Day weekend with the world premier of her multi-media one-woman show “Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn and Feminism” at the Armory, February 12-14. Photo: Madison Young
Travel
What if you could act out all of your dirtiest, deepest, sexiest secrets before an entire audience? Sound scary? Sound titillating? ...
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Sanjivani, a member of the LGBT community, at the launch of Wings Rainbow radio taxi service in Mumbai on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. (Photo: Vivek Bendre/The Hindu)
International
It could be a great plot for a Bollywood movie: a story about India’s first-ever queer-owned and operated taxi companies, Gender Taxi and Rainbow Wings, but it's true. ...
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Reunited: (l-r) Björn Ulvaeus, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Fältskog and Benny Andersson as they are today at the opening of Mama Mia! The Party in Stockholm, Sweden on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. (Photo: ABBA/Facebook)
International
The 1970s Swedish disco stars just gave fans another reason to head to Stockholm with the opening of their new restaurant, Mama Mia! The Party. ...
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Manu Palomeque/LNP
Travel
Not even Felicity Aston knew that when she accepted a job in Antarctica (simply because it was more exciting and interesting than any other options at the time) that she was embarking on a career as an explorer. ...
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Travel
Studies show that women make 80 percent of all travel decisions with some estimates showing women spend around $125 billion on travel. ...
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