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06.24.15 Liam Mathews

The Stonewall Inn was bestowed with individual landmark status by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday, becoming the first place designated a landmark primarily due to its importance in LGBT history, which also means that New York City officially (if tacitly) acknowledges that fighting back against the police can have a significant […]

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08.02.13 Marina Galperina

Today is Russian Airborne Troops Day, an annual military pride celebration which traditionally involves gaggles of soldiers spilling into public square for merriment, flag waving, wallowing in public fountains and miscellaneous public drunkenness. This year, they have a new hobby. If anyone has any confusion about what Russia’s recently-adopted anti-gay laws do to its public, let me […]

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07.03.13 Marina Galperina

More than two million people showed up to watch and cheer on the 2013 Pride Parade that stretched for more than two miles through Manhattan. They left behind a little something. A lot of little somethings. As you can see, these NYPD barricades have been festooned with stickers from LGBT rights groups, support organizations and […]

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