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Domitilla Catacombs Unveiled After Years of Renovation

Domitilla Catacombs Unveiled After Years of Renovation

By Daniela Petroff | May 31
The catacombs of Domitilla, close to the Appian Way, have been restored with laser and scanning technology, reviving the fading tale of life and death in Rome's early Christian community.

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

By Jill Gleeson | May 29
When the discriminated against discriminate in turn, it's time for a good long look in the mirror.

Wonder Woman :: 'Herstory'

Wonder Woman :: 'Herstory'

By Tim Parks | May 20
Princess Diana of Themyscira has offered a long and storied career in the pantheon of pop culture. Finally, she's headlining her own movie. It gives us a perfect opportunity to look at the herstory of Wonder Woman.

#ProtectTransKids

#ProtectTransKids

By Joel Gemino | Apr 16
The Obama-era guidance regarding Title IX civil right protections for transgender students was rescinded in late February by President Trump, the Department of Education and the Department of Justice.

Mansplaining Sexism: A Guide for Gays

Mansplaining Sexism: A Guide for Gays

By Dr. Greg Cason | Apr 9
For many in the gay community, talk of gender and sex discrimination has morphed from a worthy topic of discussion to a minefield of criticism from other members. How do we start to defuse this minefield?

SXSW to Remove Immigration Warnings from Festival Contract

Mar 8
The South by Southwest festival will remove language from contracts that had warned bands and performers that U.S. immigration agents could be notified over serious contract violations.

BARchive: The Golden Age of Hustlers

By Michael Flanagan | Feb 26
Male prostitution is probably as old as the city itself. Edward Prime-Stevenson wrote in 1908 that soldiers in the Presidio were for rent during the Spanish-American War. It is certainly as old as the homophile organizations.

Are We to Return to Our Closets?

By William E. Kelly | Feb 4
Those who follow my words know that I am a pacifist by nature who respects and accepts diversity as a reality of life. But the fallout of and since the 2016 elections has awakened the instinctual survivor in me.

Warwick Rowers: Shedding Clothes and Stereotypes

By Joel Martens | Jan 14
Warwick Rowers, a group of college-level competitors, not only support shedding LGBT stereotypes -- they literally shed their clothing as a part of their message.

Less Division and Greater Vigilance

By William E. Kelly | Dec 31
It is a time to regroup, reexamine and reassess the differences that divide us and the commonalities that unite us as a free nation, democracy and as human beings.

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