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Andy Cohen has more to spill about the glamorous life in new book

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Television executive and personality Andy Cohen has more to spill about the glamorous life. Publisher Henry Holt and Company announced Wednesday that Cohen has a deal for "The Andy Cohen Diaries." [...]

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Driving Rosa Parks: Lessons from Jo Becker’s book, ‘Forcing the Spring’

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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For all the consternation the book "Forcing the Spring" has caused, Jo Becker’s trespass in portraying American Foundation for Equal Rights founder Chad Griffin as the Rosa Parks in the fight for marriage equality is not much worse than all the many times newspapers, magazines, and even knowledgeable people in [...]

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For transgender people, a massive new resource: ‘Trans Bodies, Trans Selves’

Thursday, May 1, 2014
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NEW YORK -- As transgender people strive to gain more acceptance and legal protections, they will soon have a hefty new resource to assist them — a 672-page book, written by scores of transgender contributors, that encompasses social history, gender politics and wide-ranging advice on health, law, relationships and many [...]

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S.C. Senate panel rejects budget cuts to colleges that assigned gay-themed books

Thursday, May 1, 2014
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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Senate's budget-writing committee has rejected an effort to punish two South Carolina universities for assigning gay-themed books to freshmen. [...]

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Giovanni’s Room, nation’s oldest surviving LGBT bookstore, to close

Monday, April 28, 2014
Shown is a historical marker outside of Ed Hermance's Giovanni's Room, the nation's oldest gay bookstore on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA — The nation's oldest gay bookstore is writing its final chapter. The owner of Giovanni's Room in Philadelphia says he'll close the doors to the 41-year-old store by the end of next month. [...]

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Proposed cuts to S.C. colleges over ‘gay books’ face opposition in Senate

Sunday, April 27, 2014
South Carolina state capitol in Columbia.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A state House budget proposal to cut $70,000 from two South Carolina universities for assigning gay-themed books to freshmen might not get much of a reception in the Senate. [...]

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School review committee votes against censoring book ‘Two Boys Kissing’

Saturday, April 26, 2014
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WARRENTON, Va. — A Virginia high school review committee has voted not to censor a contested book from the school's library that depicts two boys kissing on its cover. [...]

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Book ignites media slugfest over history of marriage equality movement

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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To say there’s been a flurry of discussion around the release of a new book Tuesday on the legal case that challenged California’s Proposition 8 would be an understatement. The book, “Forcing the Spring,” by The New York Times writer Jo Becker, has been thoroughly pilloried by many plugged-in LGBT [...]

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Leslie Cheung’s biography: 11 years after his death, fans remember his warmth

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Leslie Cheung's fans came to him through their love of his music and his performances on the screen, both large and small, but they stayed with him, and even now, over 11 years after his death, they stay with him because of his warmth, simplicity and humbleness of character. [...]

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Parent wants book about ‘Two Boys Kissing’ removed from school library

Monday, April 7, 2014
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WARRENTON, Va. -- A Virginia high school is once again considering a parent's appeal to remove a book from the school's library that depicts two boys kissing on its cover. [...]

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