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LGBTQ people are going undocumented in New York state’s COVID-19 health data

When the coronavirus pandemic first spread to Rochester, Penny Sterling wanted to know how she would be counted if she contracted the virus. The data...
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Tue, 10/20/2020 - 5:41am
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ImageOut 2020 comes down to the final reel

The task of booking films for Rochester’s ImageOut LGBT Film Festival has been unfolding like a good thriller: It’s all coming down to the final reel....
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Fri, 10/09/2020 - 5:10am
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Local LGBTQ community members celebrate Supreme Court ruling

When civil rights attorney Milo Primeaux read the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in favor of workplace protections for LGBTQ workers on Monday, he said he...
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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 1:12pm
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Connections: Previewing the third annual Anthony Mascioli Rainbow Dialogues

How does LGBTQ history relate to social justice issues for the community today? Speakers at the third annual Anthony Mascioli Rainbow Dialogues will...
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Tue, 02/25/2020 - 10:16am
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Connections: Exploring the state of housing for older LGBTQ adults

Finding housing can be a challenge for many older Americans, but older adults who identify as LGBTQ say it can be particularly daunting due to issues...
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Fri, 01/10/2020 - 9:25am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of civil rights icon Edie Windsor

LGBTQ activist Edie Windsor was in the process of writing her memoir, "A Wild and Precious Life," when she died at the age of 88. Windsor's landmark...
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 9:30am
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Connections: Previewing the 2019 ImageOut Festival

The ImageOut Film Festival is back. The annual event presents LGBT arts and cultural experiences to promote awareness and foster dialogue. It kicks off...
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Tue, 10/08/2019 - 10:26am
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Connections: A local couple on their journey towards accepting themselves

New research from Pew Research Center shows that American support for same sex marriage has almost perfectly flipped in the last 15 years. In 2004, 60...
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:31am
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Connections: Conversations with the women behind "Transformation Thursday"

We celebrate Rochester Pride Week with a conversation about "Transformation Thursday." It's a new podcast hosted and produced by Amy Stephens and Penny...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:14pm
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Connections: Discussing inclusion and diversity in children's media

During the season premiere of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur,” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, got married. The episode, “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:48am
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