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LGBT history is missing from most narratives, so the National Park Service aims to fix that.

June 19 2014 6:00 AM

While the executive order announced by the Obama administration is a great step, the next hurdle is quite clear.

June 19 2014 4:30 AM

Even before Janet Quezada went back to her family's homeland to help other LGBT activists, she was met with protests that said LGBT rights are "neo-Imperialist" propaganda.

June 18 2014 7:00 AM

When people say transgender women were 'born as men,' it creates an inaccurate image.

June 18 2014 4:00 AM

As we celebrate the president's announcement of a nondiscrimination order, let's be realistic too.

June 17 2014 3:46 PM

As the rate of deportation has skyrocketed, LGBT immigrants have been exposed to harassment, assaults, and even death, just by being forced to return to their home countries.

June 17 2014 3:00 PM

Regulations barred movie studios from positively portraying LGBT people, particularly women, until 1968. Decades later, films still struggle to feature deep, female queer characters.

June 16 2014 5:00 AM
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