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Black History Month: Profile on RuPaul

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Mar 1
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. Profiled this week: RuPaul.

Black History Month: Profile of Don Lemon

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 15
Hotspots honors Black History Month by profiling black LGBT people who have made noteworthy achievements in their personal or professional lives. This week: Don Lemon.

The Imperial Court of San Francisco, Part 3: Mid-1980s to Mid-1990s

CULTURE | By Donna Sachet | Jan 25
The history of the Imperial Court of San Francisco continues in this unique contribution to GLBT History.

Revisiting Dewey's, A Pre-Stonewall LGBT Sit-in

CULTURE | By Ray Simon | Nov 4
The sit-in at Dewey's, which occurred at a Philadelphia restaurant in the spring of 1965, is not as well known as the Stonewall riots, but it deserves wider recognition.

October is LGBT History Month!

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Oct 4
Over the next few weeks, Hotspots will profile nine people with the hope that we can educate you on their background and life achievements.

’The Nance’ Set for Movie Screens and PBS

MOVIES | By Mark Kennedy | May 29
"The Nance" starring Nathan Lane has already been on Broadway. Now get ready for its appearance on movie screens and TV.

Legacy Project Establishes Equality House in Kansas

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 23
The Legacy Project opened last month in Kansas, spreading hope and information on the lives of prominent LGBTs.

Women’s Theater League’s "Oral History" Presents Bebe Neuwirth

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 2
On May 5, The League of Professional Theatre Women will present Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth as part of their successful Oral History project.

Lesbian Identity, Sexuality Explored at Chicago History Museum

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 1
On May 8, The Chicago History Museum will conclude its eleventh season of the LGBT program series Out at CHM with "Lesbianography: Lesbians and Sex."

Wells Fargo Installs LGBT Mural in Chelsea, Donates to ASOs

CORPORATE | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 13
With their recent donation to GMHC and LGBT history mural in their Chelsea location, Wells Fargo is investing in New York City communities.

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