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SDSU Receives $1 Million Donation for Pride Center, LGBT Studies

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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Montana Strikes Down Anti-Trans Ballot Measure

Politics
The LGBTQ rights community is celebrating the defeat of I-183, the proposed ballot measure that would have prevented transgender Montanans from using facilities consistent with their gender identity. ...
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LGBTQ Youth Courage Awards Winners Announced

National
The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced its 18th Annual Youth Courage Award winners, whom it will recognize for extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ youth. ...
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DNC Launches LGBTQ Voting Rights Toolkit

Politics
The toolkit will be posted online and distributed to all 57 Democratic state and territory parties. Additionally, the toolkit has been distributed at Pride events and will be distributed at Democratic Party events throughout the country. ...
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Biden Foundation and YMCA Team Up to Foster LGBTQ Inclusion and Equity Nationwide

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National
The Biden Foundation and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) Monday announced a joint three-year effort to foster LGBTQ inclusion and equity at YMCA locations nationwide. ...
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PFLAG National Celebrates 45 Years of Saving Lives, One Family at a Time

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 09: Gay Men's Chorus of Washington attends the PFLAG 45th Anniversary Celebration at the Mayflower Hotel on May 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for PFLAG)
National
Hundreds of people gathered at the Mayflower Hotel on Wednesday May 9 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of PFLAG - the nation's first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, their families, and allies. ...
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Radical Award-Winning Artist Laura Aguilar is the Talk of Miami

Laura Aguilar, “Plush Pony #2, 1992.” Gelatin silver print.
National
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University extends the East Coast premiere of critically acclaimed award-winning photographer Laura Aguilar’s “Show and Tell” exhibit through June 3 in Miami, Florida. ...
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Author Christie Hardwick Connects with Readers on Cuba and Reconstructing ‘Otherness’

Editorial
Author Christie Hardwick writes: Cuba is just an example of how we construct "otherness." We buy into a narrative without checking any facts in the story. We perpetrate the treatment of the “other” through our ignorance and lack of curiosity about what is the truth and what is the full story. ...
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Dine Under the Rainbow at These 4 Friendly Nashville Hotspots

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Travel
Famous as the home of country music and spicy chicken, Nashville is also home to many LGBTQ+ friendly dining experiences. When visiting Music City, be sure to book your stay at one of the many area IHG hotels that are close to these restaurants. ...
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The Blue Walk Tour Specialists Offer Expanding Program of European Guided Walking Vacations

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Travel
The Blue Walk is a Florida-based guided walking tour company that offers small group walking vacations throughout France, Italy, Greece, and England. The experienced guides lead enthusiasts along the blue coastlines, picturesque villages and scenic open spaces of some of the world’s most beautiful destinations. ...
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