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GMCW seeks Director of Development

About Us The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is an internationally recognized organization that inspires equality, justice, and inclusion through the performing arts. Our organization is comprised of a 300-member flagship chorus, the GenOUT Youth Chorus for LGBTQ+ and allied young people ages 13-18, the chamber ensemble Rock Creek Singers, the a cappella group Potomac Fever, the gospel/inspirational ensemble Seasons of Love, and the dance troupe 17th Street Dance. Since ...
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15 Pulitzer Prize book winners and finalists from 2021 that belong on your reading list

This year's winners and finalists included "Minor Feelings" by Cathy Park Hong and a biography about Malcolm X. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Pulitzer Prize has been awarded for excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917. The literature categories include fiction, history, biography, poetry, and general nonfiction. These are the book winners and finalists of the Pulitzer Prize in 2021. Sin...
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A Guide to Pride Without Pandering

It’s June and time for another Pride Month, the annual celebration of LGBTQ pride and identity. If you thought last year’s pandemic-influenced Pride was unusual, then this year promises to be even more different. Why? Well, COVID-19 of course. And we have a new President and new leadership in Congress. And we’ve experienced a year of attention to the realities of life for people of color and LGBTQ people like no other in recent history. Pride is a celebration, yes, but it started as a protest. A...
Tags: Congress, Washington, America, Diversity, Pr, Lgbtq, Laverne Cox, Thought Leadership, Tammy Baldwin, Bayard Rustin, Audre Lorde, PRSA Counselors Academy, Frank Kameny, Pride Month, Celebrating Diversity, Ben Finzel

Supporting an inclusive recovery this Pride Month

Photo credit: Hanna BenavidesIn June of 1994, I stood on a packed sidewalk in Boston, looking all around to take in everything I could at my first-ever Pride parade. As a young student from Argentina, I knew I was gay, but I hadn’t experienced an environment where I could be my authentic self. In the presence of so much joy and celebration, I experienced a new sense of freedom, and a realization that there was a community that would embrace the person I knew myself to be.This past year, the need...
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Apoyando una recuperación inclusiva este mes del Orgullo

Photo credit: Hanna BenavidesEn junio de 1994, presencié desde una calle de Boston mi primera Marcha del Orgullo. Como el joven estudiante proveniente de Argentina que era entonces, miré a mi alrededor y traté de asimilar todo lo que pude. Yo ya sabía que era gay, pero nunca había tenido, hasta ese momento, la oportunidad de estar en un entorno donde pudiese ser yo mismo. Sin embargo, al ver tanta alegría y tanto espíritu celebratorio, sentí una sensación de libertad nueva, y me di cuenta, por f...
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Claiming Equal Dignity

For the Balkinization symposium on William N. Eskridge, Jr., and Christopher Riano, Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws (Yale University Press, 2020). Stuart F. Delery Marriage Equality by William Eskridge and Christopher Riano arrives billed as a comprehensive history of the fight for same-sex marriage, but it actually goes further to explore the broader campaign for LGBTQ+ equality over the past half century. The book tells a great story, as much of a page-t...
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‘Pose’ Co-Creator Steven Canals to Develop Gay Rights Activism Limited Series at FX

“Pose” co-creator Steven Canals has a new limited series in the works at FX. Titled “81 Words,” the series tells the true story of gay activists Frank Kameny and Barbara Gittings, who risked their career reputations to conspire with the GAYPA – a clandestine group of closeted psychiatrists – to challenge the American Psychiatric Association’s […]
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81 Words: Pose Co-Creator Steven Canals Sets LGBTQ+ Limited Series at FX

81 Words: Pose Co-Creator Steven Canals Sets LGBTQ+ Limited Series at FX Pose co-creator and Emmy nominee Steven Canals is developing a new limited series titled 81 Words, which will explore the historic effort by a group of medical professionals to change the definition of homosexuality from being classified as a mental illness, according to The Hollywood Reporter. You can view Canals’ post about the new series below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone =
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Emmy, FX, Bennett, American Psychiatric Association, Sammon, PBS Independent Lens, ComingSoon, Jon Kopaloff Getty, Frank Kameny, Alix Spiegel, Steven Canals, FX Inks Overall Deal, Barbara Gittings

Does rioting work? Here are five times it did.

We often hear that riots are not an effective means towards social change, but what do the experts say?Experts are still working on it, but it is agreed that it is at least occasionally effective. We include five cases of when rioting clearly led to desired social change. The United States has a long history of rioting. Some of these events, such as the Boston Tea Party, are well known and celebrated. Others, such as the Tulsa Race Riots, are rarely discussed and only with a proper level of sham...
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'Gay is Good' on

Editor’s note: Richard Rosendall of the Mattachine Society of Washington was on a panel at AwesomeCon last month on using comics to tell D.C. history. Below are his prepared remarks for the panel regarding the story of gay rights advocate Frank Kameny, which was illustrated on Gay is Good — Frank Kameny in Comics By Richard Rosendall Frank Kameny was a Harvard-trained astronomer and a World War II combat veteran. His career ended in 1957 ...
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Board Question #89379: Why is AIDS associated with homosexuality, and why at the ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,Why is AIDS associated with homosexuality, and why at the peak of the American epidemic did it primarily affect gay men? It can be transmitted via any kind of sex, right? So shouldn't it show up at the same rate in heterosexuals as in those with other sexual orientations?-Thusly A: Dear Thusly, Thanks for asking this question. As a member of the gay community (albeit the gay female community), accuracy and historical understanding is really important to me. Current US AI...
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