World War II

World War II

Women Warriors Share Inspiring Stories of Sacrifice, Strength, Endurance at WWP Event

National
WWP program events like this give wounded warriors and family members an opportunity to experience firsthand what is possible at social gatherings that get them out of the house and connect them with fellow service members and their communities. ...
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Legislation Introduced to Correct Records of Service Members Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation

Politics
Since World War II, more than 100,000 Americans are estimated to have been discharged from the military because of their sexual orientation. ...
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New Doc: First Openly Gay Man to Run for Political Office was Latino World War II Veteran

The Empress I, Jose, the Widow Norton’s mink jacket. Photo: Brian Ashby
Entertainment
When officials vowed to shut down San Francisco’s gay bars, Sarria campaigned for a seat on the City’s Board of Supervisors in 1961. ...
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Penny Marshall to Direct Her Second Women’s Baseball Film

Penny Marshall will direct her second women's baseball film titled 'Effa' in 2015. Photo: Frederic J, Brown/AFP/Getty Images
Entertainment
Laverne and Shirley’s Penny Marshall is going back to the baseball diamond to film her second movie about the sport, with a film titled Effa. ...
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We Can Do It! Stories of LGBT Life on the WWII Home Front

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The Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park is in the process to make history being one of the first U.S. parks to document LGBT history. ...
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