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For inaugural poet Richard Blanco, a journey home to America

| Friday, November 29, 2013
Pablo Martinez Monsivais, APIn this Jan. 21, 2013 file photo, poet Richard Blanco speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington during the inauguration for President Barack Obama, left, and Vice President Joe Biden right.
MIAMI -- The Miami neighborhood where inaugural poet Richard Blanco grew up, in many ways, resembles Cuba his family left behind. Down the street, a man sells avocados from a small table. His favorite bakery, a few blocks north, serves guava pastries and cafe con leche.

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Award-winning LGBT Book ‘Missing’ becomes the Indie movie ‘He is Gone’

| Saturday, November 23, 2013
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Having read and enjoyed the LGBT novel Missing, by Drake Braxton, which I found to be a fun and unique romance/mystery, I wasnít surprised when the book went on to win several awards, including Best Gay Fiction for the New England Book Festival. Now, two...

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Gay rights activist Michelangelo Signorile working on new book

| Friday, November 22, 2013
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NEW YORK -- Michelangelo Signorile, the activist, SiriusXM host and popular author, sees many battles ahead for gay rights.

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LGBT History Month profile: First out black writer Bruce Nugent

Equality Forum | Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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Bruce Nugent was a writer and artist during the Harlem Renaissance. He was the first out black writer.

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LGBT History Month profile: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Willa Cather

Equality Forum | Saturday, October 12, 2013
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Willa Cather was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the most prominent American writers of the early 20th century. She is best known for her novels “O Pioneers!” and “My Antonia.”

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LGBT History Month profile: Transgender author Patrick Califia

Equality Forum | Thursday, October 10, 2013
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Patrick Califia is a transgender author of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. His writings explore sexuality and gender identity, and have included lesbian erotica and works about BDSM subculture.

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Openly gay soccer player Robbie Rogers to write memoir

| Thursday, October 10, 2013
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NEW YORK -- Robbie Rogers, the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league, has a memoir scheduled to be published next year.

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LGBT History Month profile: Activist and author Joseph Beam

Equality Forum | Monday, October 7, 2013
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Joseph Beam was a gay rights activist who helped build a black LGBT community in the 1980s. He was the editor of “In the Life,” the first collection of nonfiction works by and about black gay men.

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LGBT History Month profile: Modernist writer Djuna Barnes

Equality Forum | Sunday, October 6, 2013
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Djuna Barnes is a prominent modernist writer known for her experimental style and edgy themes. Born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, to a polygamist family, she was inspired to write by her grandmother, a feminist writer and journalist.

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LGBT History Month profile: Cuban author, poet Reinaldo Arenas

Equality Forum | Friday, October 4, 2013
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Reinaldo Arenas was a Cuban poet, novelist and essayist whose work focused on political and social injustices. He was born into poverty in the Cuban countryside. He wrote his first poems by carving words into tree trunks.

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