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WORLD AIDS DAY 2017

WORLD AIDS DAY 2017 | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day honoring leaders in the HIV/AIDS community who have made a significant difference in the fight against AIDS. President Bill Clinton, who designated the memorial as the country's sole federally-designated National AIDS Memorial in 1996, delivered keynote remarks and spoke to the hope the future holds, while always remembering the precious lives lost to the epidemic.

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Being A South Asian Lesbian In San Francisco Is Harder Than I Thought

Being A South Asian Lesbian In San Francisco Is Harder Than I Thought | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Fearing her Pakistani Muslim parents wouldn’t accept her, this class of ’17 grad ran away days after earning her degree, only to face the Bay Area’s own biases.

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Increase Your Income with Business Coaches Caleb & Matthew of LGBTQ Entrepreneur

Increase Your Income with Business Coaches Caleb & Matthew of LGBTQ Entrepreneur | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
How do you succeed without giving up what makes you unique? If you're an LGBT Entrepreneur then this podcast is for you!
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Leading out loud: Executive presence and communication for LGBT leaders

Leading out loud: Executive presence and communication for LGBT leaders | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
JD Schramm, a lecturer in organizational behavior at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business spoke at Bloomberg’s San Francisco Technology Hub about the importance of LGBT leaders to lead with their authentic self and transparency, which can result in successful outcomes.
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LGBTQ Activist Cleve Jones: 'I'm Well Aware How Fragile Life Is'

LGBTQ Activist Cleve Jones: 'I'm Well Aware How Fragile Life Is' | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV Worth Watching, sitting in for Terry Gross. Today is World AIDS Day. And our guest today, who spoke to Terry in 2016, is longtime LGBTQ activist Cleve Jones. He thinks of himself as part of the last generation of homosexuals who grew up not knowing if there was anyone else on the entire planet who felt the way he did.

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"Life By The Bay: 'Tales of The City'" - A Fictional Account Of Personal Experiences In San Francisco

"Life By The Bay: 'Tales of The City'" - A Fictional Account Of Personal Experiences In San Francisco | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Warm May sunshine bathed Dolores Park. Ryan reveled in how, only halfway through the work week, the “gay beach” was still awash with scantily clad bodies sprawled out on colorful blankets or oversized towels. A gentle breeze carried the smell of marijuana.

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Writer and Philanthropist Chuck Forester on Gay Sex in the 1970s

Writer and Philanthropist Chuck Forester on Gay Sex in the 1970s | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
"In the 70s, society labeled gay men irresponsible hedonists, so we proudly owned it and by declaring our love of sex we made a political statement."
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Sites of LGBT history move toward national landmark status

Sites of LGBT history move toward national landmark status | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The creation of Stonewall National Monument not only marked the first time a landmark related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history reached that status, but was the most visible step in a campaign the National Park Service started in 2014 to identify sites of LGBT heritage and tell their stories.
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In a city synonymous with the gay rights movement, that raises a question: What sites or neighborhoods that have been part of that history should be considered for such a designation next?

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