Tag Archives: Stonewall

Thousands Attend Stonewall Solidarity Rally [VIDEO]

NY1 reports: Carrying signs with messages such as “LGBT stands by our Muslim brothers and sisters,” thousands flooded Greenwich Village for a solidarity rally to show support for immigrants, refugees, and others impacted by Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven mostly-Muslim countries. “Were going to stand up and say all of the things that Trump has put forward,” one protester ...

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COMPILATION: Gay News In The 1980s

JMG reader Dave Evans has compiled an hour of gay-related news reports that aired in the 1980s. Among the topics: hate crimes, housing rights, HIV/AIDS, immigration rights, pride parades, Barney Frank, Ronald Reagan, the 20th anniversary of Stonewall, the NAMES Project,  and rather interestingly, Houston’s 1985 battle for LGBT rights. PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Compilations of gay news in the 1970s ...

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AFA Host Buster Wilson: Stonewall Was A Hotel-Full Of Violent Homosexuals

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President Obama’s Inauguration Speech

Never before has a president mentioned us in an inauguration speech. Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law – for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. We, the people, declare today that the most ...

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Tweets Of The Day

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BRITAIN: Gay Rights Group Names Catholic Cardinal “Bigot Of The Year”

The British LGBT rights group Stonewall has named Cardinal Keith O’Brien its 2012 Bigot Of The Year. Joseph McCormick reports at Pink News: The title was announced at the Stonewall Awards on Thursday evening, which took place at the V&A museum in central London. Upon nominating the cardinal, Stonewall wrote on its website: “Keith O’Brien has been a prominent opponent ...

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War Poets – Close Enough

From the all-straight four-man band War Poets. The below track should be available on iTunes later today. “These couples are in love, just like people in other relationships,” says War Poets front man and songwriter Rex Haberman, who co-wrote the track with Grammy winning producer Kevin Bowe (Paul Westerberg, Meat Puppets, Jonny Lang). “They want to get married. It’s a ...

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At NYC’s Drag March

Complete with a Judy Garland singalong. Photos here. It fascinates me how the Occupy-ish this was.

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NYC Gay Bloggers At Pride 2010

Oh what a difference Section Two makes, as yesterday we crossed the finish line at 2:30pm, four hours earlier than last year. At times we moved so quickly it felt like a Pride run, so kudos to the volunteers and organizers at Heritage of Pride. As is our tradition, near the end of the route we posed for the above ...

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Swag Tuesday / New York City

Courtesy of Outmusic and the Saint At Large, this Swag Tuesday prize is two VIP tickets to Stonewall: A 40th Anniversary Commemorative Concert & Benefit, a star-studded gala of gay performers which takes place at 8pm on Saturday, June 27th at the Nokia Theater Times Square. Featuring A Star Studded Line Up: Ari Gold, Billy Porter, Deepa Soul, Colton Ford, ...

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UK Gays To Country: Get Over It

Stonewall, the UK gay rights group , will post 600 billboards around the country over the next two weeks with their “Some people are gay, get over it!” message. The ad campaign was originally designed for and rolled out to secondary schools and was created with the help of students and teachers. After the posters were well-received in the schools, ...

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