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The unrest in Baltimore, brought on by the death of Freddie Gray, has been the source of a lot of commentary in the world of social media. My Facebook feed is full of people offering their opinions ...
by FogCityJohn
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:41 PM PDT with 84 Recommends
As many others have said, coming out is a process that usually takes years. (I think this was especially true in the past but the process may be faster today.) So most gay folks have not just one ...
by Ian S
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 07:42 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
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by Steven Payne
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Jun 28, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Forty-five years ago tomorrow, just after midnight, when the NYPD raided the Stonewall Inn, the police handcuffed transgender women, sex workers, and homeless youth, who were herded out of the bar ...
by rserven
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Pride weekend! The anniversary parades. Happy Saturday, all. As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 09:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I read a blog post by EJ Johnson (Magic Johnson's son) this morning: It Shouldn't Take Magic to Be Accepted And yesterday I read a wonderful post by Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post: ...
by Vita Brevis
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
So many ways to approach Pride. BIG celebration in San Francisco, probably still going on. Parades in New York, Chicago, Seattle, Houston, and yesterday in ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 105 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Just a heads up about some news here in the UK which should give those campaigning for equal same sex marriage rights some hope . (I'll quote from my impending Daily Beast piece and link when the ...
by Brit
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 04:30 PM PST with 14 Recommends
I thought it might be worthwhile to point people at the Village Voice from those days. I lived in New York City in 1969. I remember Stonewall. I remember especially how powerfully I was struck by ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 12:22 PM PST with 24 Recommends
I have the good fortune of teaching the Declaration of Independence to my students in a first year writing course. I note that American history can be understood as fulfilling the promise that all ...
by MoDem
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 12:15 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the beginning of the Stonewall Riots. In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, an unremarkable event happened at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village--the ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 05:09 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Welcome to the DFH Freaky Friday weekly music series Because Team DFH operates more or less like a herd of cats, we’re here at roughly 9PM Eastern, every week. So take off your shoes, plop down ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 06:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Community Not Commodity is the point we're driving home at San Francisco Pride next Sunday. For those of us who remember early Gay Pride Marches and indeed feeling proud, today's extravaganzas look ...
by Xavior Breff
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 12:37 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
In the year 1946, a gay GI who had recently been discharged wrote in a letter: I can't change. I have no desire to change, because it took me a long, long time to figure out how to enjoy life. For ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 02:33 PM PDT with 93 Recommends
I was reading a book yesterday that glosses over some of the major events in gay history when I noticed something that irked me. Actually, perhaps "irked" is a bit of an understatement, because ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Apr 03, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
The news from Wisconsin between 3/10 and 3/12 (HUGE rally in Madison, 4 senate recalls certified, Photo ID declared unconstitutional) is really good news, but this diary proposes that these are VERY ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 02:53 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Revolutions look glorious in hindsight, when the battlefields become shopping malls and the corpses make way for monuments. When the harsh words of revolt become TV jingles for another shopping day, ...
by Satyrblade
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 10:43 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Hello, Officer. I try to respect you. And generally, I do . I’ve needed you, been glad to see you, still have a few friends and family among your ranks here and there. Even when I don’...
by Satyrblade
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Oct 31, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Hello, Officer. I try to respect you. And generally, I do . I’ve needed you, been glad to see you, still have a few friends and family among your ranks here and there. Even when I don��
by Satyrblade
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 01:55 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Where do I start? When I was a young boy, I was drawn to certain things like a moth to a flame. My big three passions were classical music, figure skating and growing flowers. As Rufus Wainwright ...
by wayoutinthestix
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 11:46 AM PDT with 78 Recommends