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Activists Recall 1990 AIDS Confab

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 20
An unprecedented week of protests in 1990 will be remembered this weekend at an ACT UP 25th reunion celebration featuring art and performances, a "living history" panel, a party, and a memorial for deceased activists.

Projects Preserve Bay Area's Lesbian Past

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 20
Concerned that the Bay Area's lesbian past was quickly disappearing, Oakland resident Lenn Keller put out a call in April 2014 for anyone with stories to tell and ephemera to donate to contact her.

From Real to 'Reel' :: Stu Maddux on His New Documentary

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16
Documentary filmmaker Stu Maddux has turned his lens on a whole new subject: Gay home movies, vintage strips that bring a vanished part of our history back to life. Maddux chats with EDGE about "Reel in the Closet."

BARchive :: Excerpts From the New Memoir 'Sex, Drugs & Disco'

CULTURE | By Mark Abramson | Jun 14
San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there -- and here's a sample.

SF Video Archive Puts Focus on Long-Term HIV Survivors

NATIONAL | By Khaled Sayed | Jun 13
An online video platform that will feature more than 1,000 stories from people living with HIV/AIDS held its launch event in San Francisco.

Philly Celebrates its Gay Past

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | May 31
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of early GLBT civil rights demonstrations, the people of Philly are coming together in a big way.

Beswick Takes The Reins At World AIDS Museum

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | May 30
The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center has hired Hugh G. Beswick its Chief Executive Officer according to a press release from the entity.

California LGBT History Project Launches

CULTURE | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 24
A project has been launched in California to focus on the state's LGBT history as work advances on a National Historic Landmark LGBTQ Theme Study and proposed framework for the National Park Service.

Castro Audio Tour with AIDS Quilt Creator Debuts

CULTURE | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 23
The audio tour begins in front of the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, where listeners learn why naming the public school in San Francisco's Castro district after a gay icon was such a "radical idea."

Philadelphia Celebrates 50 Years of the LGBT Rights Movement

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | May 17
On July 4, 1965, the very first LGBT rights demonstrations in the United States were held in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

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