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“A New Menace”: How Pre-Stonewall Headlines Depicted Homosexuality

    The use of the word homosexuality in mainstream news headlines before Stonewall was not pretty, not pretty at all, depicting us as everything from danger perverts to be feared to silly nuisances to be dismissed. Early headlines ranged from “Homosexuality A New Menace” in the 1917 Los Angeles Times to “Debutants Bow at Local ‘Pansy’ Ball” in the 1931 Afro-American. [...]
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18 Queer Magazine Covers That Show Just How Far We Have Come

  In the spirit of LGBT history month, your dedicated editors did a hunt through the Google archives in pursuit of breakthrough magazine covers. Pioneer print pubs like ONE, The Ladder, and HIM led us down a rabbit hole of early issues of LGBT periodicals. Here are some of the most intriguing ones we came across from the 1950s to today. ONE [...]
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15 Awesome Magazine Covers That Changed The Way Americans Think About Equality

In the spirit of LGBT History Month, your dedicated editors sifted through a huge pile of glossy dead trees to find breakthrough magazine covers. (Not really–we Googled.) Some obvious images came to mind, Barack Obama in Newsweek, Ellen DeGeneres’s TIME cover in 1997, Laverne Cox looking fabulous after her star-turn on Orange is the New Black. Going back even further we [...]
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10 Iconic Images Of Love & Defiance Illustrate The Road To Equality

  On June 26, 2015, we celebrated and cried tears of joy as the US Supreme Court decreed the end to marriage discrimination. Then we snapped photos with our smart phones and posted them on social media, mimicking the process by which Americans got to know us and support marriage equality in the first place. In [...]
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