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Stonewall Riots: The Beginning of the LGBT Movement

Monday, June 22, 2009

This Sunday, June 28, will mark the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the event largely regarded as a catalyst for the LGBT movement for civil rights in the United States.  The riots inspired LGBT people throughout the country to organize in support of gay rights, and within two years after the riots, gay rights … Read More

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2,200 Foreign Service Workers Call for Equal Benefits for Same-Sex Partners

Monday, February 2, 2009

Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) recently sent Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a letter signed by nearly 2,200 current and former employees of the Department of State and other foreign affairs agencies, calling for equal benefits for the partners and families of GLBT employees.The signatories, 92 percent of whom were single or … Read More

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