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1972 Philadelphia Gay Pride march
John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives
Cherri Gregg
June 19, 2019 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Stonewall riots represented a shift in the gay liberation movement, people of color within the community also had to battle racism. Their LGBT identity, oftentimes, had to take a back seat. Blackness vs. gayness "Here in Philadelphia, we had our own things...
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Gay Hell, Michigan
Courtesy Elijah Daniel
June 18, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- Youtuber Elijah Daniel has pulled a lot of stunts since he started creating content, but his latest act as Mayor of Hell has a lot of people talking. Daniel purchased Hell, Michigan, for Pride Month and used the opportunity to rename the town Gay Hell. Gay Hell,...
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Ellen DeGeneres at the Pink Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony held in front of Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood, CA on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
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April 04, 2019 - 8:47 am
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- More celebrities are calling for a boycott of hotels owned by the kingdom of Brunei after it enacted new Islamic laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and tennis star Billie Jean King are just the latest to...
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Lori Lightfoot celebrates at her election night rally at the Hilton Chicago after defeating Toni Preckwinkle in the Chicago mayoral election, Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
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April 03, 2019 - 9:48 am
By Sara Burnett and Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot's resounding victory was a clear call for change at City Hall and a historic repudiation of the old-style, insider politics that have long defined the nation's third-largest city. Lightfoot, a...
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Malaysia's Minister for Tourism, Art and Culture Mohamaddin Ketapi attends a welcome ceremony at a booth promoting his country during the International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB) in Berlin.
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March 07, 2019 - 4:23 pm
By Euan McKirdy, CNN (CNN) -- Malaysia's tourism minister has denied the existence of gay people in the country, according to reports in German media. Ahead of attending the ITB Berlin travel fair, Tourism Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi told German reporters that he wasn't aware of gay people in the...
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Kevin Hart
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January 04, 2019 - 11:25 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is campaigning hard for Kevin Hart to take back his spot hosting this year's Oscars. Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting last month after tweets from 2009-2011 resurfaced with derogatory language referring to gay people and...
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Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
November 04, 2018 - 10:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia youth center, that serves lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth in our area, celebrated more than two decades of service during a fundraising gala Saturday evening. The Attic Youth Center, located at 255 S. 16th street, began in 1993 as a small...
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Matthew Shepard laid to rest
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October 26, 2018 - 1:29 pm
By Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- Matthew Shepard was finally laid to rest Friday at the Washington National Cathedral 20 years after being killed by two men because he was gay. "It's so important that we now have a home for Matt," his father, Dennis Shepard, said at the start of the service. "A home...
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CNN
October 25, 2018 - 12:41 pm
(CNN) -- Four years ago, Tim Cook became the first CEO of a major company to come out as gay. He says he's happy about that distinction — and his decision. "I'm very proud of it," the Apple (AAPL) CEO told Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday in an exclusive interview for her program on CNN...
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Sharice Davids
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August 08, 2018 - 4:12 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sharice Davids shattered the mold for a congressional primary winner from ruby red Kansas on Wednesday, becoming the state's first Native American and gay nominee for Congress. The 38-year-old attorney and activist prevailed in a close six-candidate Democratic primary Tuesday...
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