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Gay News

Beth Burnett and Karen.Richard (L-R). Photo: Golden Crown Literary Society
National
The GCLS Literary Awards focus solely on lesbian content. Content in all categories must include significant lesbian characters and/or themes and meet certain criteria. ...
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Supporting hands make heart sign and wave in front of a rainbow flag flying on the sidelines of a summer gay pride parade
National
SDSU is the second university in the U.S. and the first in California to offer a major in LGBT studies, according to the school. ...
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National
The late Edie Windsor remembers a 2007 briefing in which she was told by an LGBT movement leader that marriage equality would be addressed “a couple years down the line.” The fierce and feisty activist recalls retorting:  “‘I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!" ...
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Directer of the University of Washington Q Center, Jen Self (left) and Co-Director Jaimée Marsh (right) will take 15 students to Barcelona this summer on the UW's first LGBT focused program.
Top News Local
Fifteen students will board a flight to Barcelona this August as part of the University of Washington’s first LGBT-focused study abroad program. ...
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Lambda Legal Marriage Equality Case
Top News Politics
Following Carl’s death, Dave applied to the Social Security Administration for back disability benefits and a lump-sum death benefit, but was turned down. ...
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Boy Scouts
Top News National
Yasmine Cassini was offered a position as director of a Boy Scouts adventure center, but said when she told them she was a gay, they retracted the offer. ...
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Top News International
Last weekend Boston’s 27-year-old Maria Walsh became the first gay winner of the Rose of Tralee, one of Ireland’s most prestigious festivals. ...
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Top News National
A new study finds traditionally gay neighborhoods are starting to become increasingly “straight” and are losing their cultural identity. ...
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Travel
Prague Pride is giving everyone an opportunity to attend this year’s Prague Pride parade virtually, using an avatar and secure website. ...
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Top News National
Melody Mohn and her partner Hela Young were denied a family swimming pool pass reportedly because they’re a same-sex couple. They've gone for nine years. ...
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