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04.04.14 Karen Peltier & Brandon Soderberg

The artist Edie Fake is, in his own words, a “buildings nerd.” His latest book, Memory Palaces, which collects 16 vibrantly patterned drawings that reimagine lost queer spaces in Chicago, debuts at this weekend’s MoCCA Arts Fest at the 69th Regiment Armory. “When I first moved back to Chicago a few years ago,” Fake recalls, […]

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02.04.14 Andy Cush

New York’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade has long barred openly gay and lesbian groups from marching in its ranks, and now LGBT leaders are fighting back. An open letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio posted to Gay City News yesterday was signed dozens of activists and community members, and calls for no city officials to participate in the parade in […]

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10.24.13 Kyle Petreycik

Millions of LGBTQ children and teens currently living in Russia are now the targets of violence, harassment and abuse, following President Putin’s crackdown on LGBTQ people of Russia. The law forbidding Gay Rights activism and acknowledgement as “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations to minors,” effects those minors tremendously and one of the only support groups is the […]

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05.21.12 Bucky Turco

Dancehall veteran Beenie Man released an online video recently, apologizing for the anti-gay lyrics he sung in the past and to make a statement in support of the LGBTQ community moving forward. “I respect each and every human being, regardless of which race or creed, regardless of which religious belief you believe in, and regardless […]

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