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#GayMediaSoWhite no more? Two new digital magazines signal a more diverse LGBTQ media

When #GayMediaSoWhite trended on Twitter last year, a glaring and problematic similarity between mainstream and LGBTQ media surfaced: both privilege the white-male perspective over the voices of people of color. Though a writ-large criticism that’s long been lodged at media industrywide, it’s one that many thought LGBTQ publications, with their ethos to uplift those traditionally marginalized and ignored, would take ...

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10 LGBTQ And Minority Candidates Who Made History On Election Night

After Jenkins became the first openly transgender African American woman (and only the second openly trans woman) ever elected to public office in the U.S., the Minneapolis city councilwoman told the Washington Post, “I’m really proud to have achieved that status, and I look forward to more trans people joining me in elected office, and all other kinds of leadership ...

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11 LGBTQ Activists Sound Off On Coming Out

On October 11, 1987, hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ individuals participated in the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. The day soon became recognized as “National Coming Out Day” in honor of the fact that, as the Human Rights Campaign puts it, “one of our most basic tools is the power of coming out.” But while coming out ...

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