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History
Let’s Honor the Birthday of Edward Carpenter, England’s Gay Godfather of the Left

Today is the 174th birthday of Edward Carpenter, an early queer activist who laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern LGBTQ movement

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History
ACT UP Was Unofficially Founded 34 Years Ago, Changing the Face of Queer Activism

On the unofficial birthday of Larry Kramer’s pioneering activist organization, we take you through ACT UP history, including the famous CBS News disruption

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NSFW
Activists Have Protested With Dildos to Make a Very Clear Point

Over centuries, political activists have utilized the “dildo protest” to make our society a better, happier, slightly more ridiculous place

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Culture
Chinese New Year Isn’t Always Happy for Closeted Asian Men (Video)

Social expectations force millions of Chinese LGBTQs to remain closeted during the Chinese New year or heterosexually married in sham arrangements

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