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Forty-four years ago at a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, a group of transsexuals, cross-dressers, drag queens, lesbians, and gay men fought back against their constant persecution by the New York Police...

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Originally posted on TyMoore.org on May 13th, 2013 Today marks a tremendous victory in the fight for LGBTQ rights as Minnesota becomes the 12th US state to legalize gay marriage. On August 1st 2013 same-sex...

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Late in the evening of Wednesday, March 27th the Arizona House Appropriations Committee voted, 7 to 4, to move forward to the House a bill restricting the right of transgender people to use public bathrooms...

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In June, the Supreme Court will likely deliver historic decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8, leaving many to wonder, “Is marriage the final frontier of gay rights?” The verdicts...

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On November 6, voters in four states delivered a historic defeat to the right-wing agenda of legalized hate and discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people. For the first time in U.S....

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2012 will go down in history as a momentous year in the struggle for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. On May 9, in a historic victory for the gay...

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The case of Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald, a 23-year-old African-American transgender woman who was attacked outside a bar in South Minneapolis, highlights both the abuse experienced as a way of life by many trans people and...

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Yesterday, in a historic victory for the gay and lesbian rights movement, President Obama came out in favor of same-sex marriage rights. This is the first time that a President of the United States has...

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(Note: This article was published in March 2012.) The legalization of same-sex marriage is shaping up to be a major battleground in the 2012 elections. Due to the activism and greater visibility of lesbian, gay,...

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The growth of the LGBT movement and the winning of important reforms like the repeal of DADT have re-opened old debates on demands and strategy. For example, Bash Back!, a national network of anarchist queer...

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