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LGBT History Month Profiles: Jason Collins and Michael Sam

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list who have made a positive impact in their chosen professions. This week: Jason Collins and Michael Sam.

BARchive :: The Lion Pub and Other Lost Gay Dens

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 2
Visitors to Pacific Heights could be excused these days for thinking there is little gay about it, save for the gay colors on Victorians like the Painted Ladies in Alamo Square. But this was not always the case.

Website Curates Coming Out Stories

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 19
Some of the stories are from anonymous posters, such as one by a gay man from the Middle East now living in the U.S. but still concerned about people from his home country learning about his sexual orientation.

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.

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