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Dickinson College Hosting

'History Comes Out' exhibit and reception

Dickinson College will host an opening reception to celebrate “History Comes Out,” an exhibit of artifacts and archival documents from the LGBT Center of Central PA History Projec.

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

Shanker named new commissioner

Adrian Shanker, executive director of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, recently was named to serve as a commissioner on the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. Governor Tom …

Will LGBT voters create change?

Dauphin Co. - #3 in PA for diversity

“Most people don’t realize that Dauphin County is the state’s third most diverse county, ahead of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh,” says Alex Reber, recently elected treasurer of …

PA Chapter of NOW

Will only endorse candidates who call for resignation of abusers

PA Chapter of the National Organization for Women is amending its endorsement process to ensure that the organization is only supporting candidates who speak out not only against sexual harassment …

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PA Rep Brian Sims alleges

There are 12+ closeted PA legislators?

Bil Browning reports for LGBT Nation that PA State Rep. Brian Sims may be the state’s first out legislator, but he says he’s definitely not the first gay lawmaker. In fact, he says he …

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Purrrfect Valencia

Styles are always changing, but long-haired cats are ALWAYS in vogue! I'm Valencia, a Spanish name , but I have a French style of fur called Ombre. My luxurious locks start with black then gradually …

More to survive and thrive

5 things older gay men need to talk about

It’s never fun to admit your vulnerability, perceived or otherwise, and it goes against our IG-saturated, social-media world to post about problematic life subjects. But, heck, as older gay …

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New policy insists they be married — even if they're from countries that criminalize gay marriage

Trump: no visas to same-sex partners of diplomats

The Trump administration on Oct. 1 began denying visas to same-sex domestic partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations employees, and requiring those already in the United States to get married …

ALLY IN THE ACADEMY

Truth, lies, BS and the presidency

“It’s all bullshit and it’s bad for you.” That’s George Carlin—may he be resting in peace—in one of his last and best routines. He wanted …

School in china sued

Fired gay teacher fires back

Reuters reports a gay kindergarten teacher in China is suing his former school after being fired in what his lawyer called a landmark case to test China’s protection of minority …

Judgment v. curiosity

Making Sense of Life

Do you enjoy the work of Emma Curtis Hopkins? If you’re unfamiliar with her name, she was a well-known teacher in the New Thought Movement went it was young. One of …

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Russian QUEERFEST survives fake bomb threats

The Russian pride festival QUEERFEST celebrated its 10-year anniversary of being part of St. Petersburg landscape, and finished on a high note on Sept. 29 despite two fake bomb threats, …

Needs to call out gays

Backlash against business owner's anti-gay acumen

The owner of an Atlanta landscaping company allegedly discriminated against a gay couple in denying them service and posted his situation online for the world to see. Stuart DiNenno runs Botanica …