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CUBA: Gay Poet Richard Blanco Reads At Opening Of US Embassy In Havana [VIDEO]

Cuban-American gay poet Richard Blanco is already winning raves for the poem he read today. The new work will be published in English and Spanish by the University of Pittsburgh Press late next month.

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Richard Blanco – Until We Could

I got to see this gorgeous short back in April at the tenth anniversary celebration of Freedom To Marry. The Daily Beast recaps: It is a decade since the U.S. first state, Massachusetts, enshrined marriage equality in law, and since the founding of campaign group Freedom To Marry (FTM). It has been a fruitful, frustrating decade, a bizarre range of ...

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Richard Blanco Reads Inaugural Poem

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PBS Interviews The Inauguration Poet

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Gay Poet To Read At Inauguration

President Obama has selected openly gay poet Richard Blanco to read at his second inauguration. On Wednesday the president’s inaugural planners will announce that Mr. Blanco is to be the 2013 inaugural poet, joining the ranks of notables like Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. “Since the beginning of the campaign, I totally related to his life story and the way ...

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