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Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

By Dori Zinn | May 27
Last Summer, as Kevin Hertzog and his friends were mourning the Pulse shooting in Orlando, it was a simple conversation that kicked off what would eventually become, Gays Against Guns, or GAG.

Can Positions Change on Guns?

Can Positions Change on Guns?

Jan 31
In a recent cover story for New York Magazine, contributing editor Lisa Miller posed the question, "can a gun victim and a gun advocate change each other's minds?"

Fenway Institute: Guns Pose Substantial Threat to LGBT Community

Oct 13
Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief showing that gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community.

Why It Matters: Guns

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 2
In a world that feels increasingly violent, whether at home or across the globe, America's cowboy culture and the Second Amendment are under the microscope. Voters are asking what will make them safer, more guns or fewer?

The Post-Orlando Gun Debate in the LGBT Community

By Jill Gleeson | Aug 20
A resurgence in membership has reactivated Pink Pistols chapters around the country. At the same time, a new anti-gun group has emerged. But the two may not necessarily be in complete opposition.

Death of the Disco Dancers

By Paul Parish | Jul 31
Forty-nine dancers were murdered last month in Orlando. Are they really dancers if they're not professional dancers? But of course they are.

Support Grows Among Americans for Stricter Gun Laws

By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan J. Foley | Jul 26
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon.

LGBTs Debate Gun Laws

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 16
In the midst of ongoing gun violence, California officials are taking a look at the state's gun laws -- while LGBT firearms enthusiasts say additional legislation is unnecessary.

Gun Controlled: The LGBT Community Focuses on Firearms

By John Riley | Jun 25
Speaking with The Guardian, Emmerich tried to defend against the massive criticism he endured for "Stonewall," which ignored the major role of LGBT people of color in the 1969 riots that birthed the modern LGBT rights movement.

Will Gunmaker Face Trial Over Sandy Hook Massacre?

Will Gunmaker Face Trial Over Sandy Hook Massacre?

Jun 21
A lawsuit blames the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the massacre, where more than 20 students and educators died.

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