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New Gay Men’s Social Group Formed

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ST. LOUIS – Chances are you’ve seen the flyers around The Grove or Central West End announcing the new St. Louis Gay Men’s Social Group (SLGMSG). The brainchild of Tim Wheatley, SLGMSG was formed out of the desire to provide a quality, worthwhile social outlet for gay men in St. Louis.

 

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New Pride St. Louis Board Elected

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ST. LOUIS – A new Pride St. Louis Board of Directors was elected, Aug. 8 at Trinity Episcopal Church in the Central West End.

 

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Belleville PFLAG Hosts Author, Activist Marc Adams

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BELLEVILLE, IL – Social justice activist and author Marc Adams was the guest speaker at Belleville PFLAG’s chapter meeting on August 4. About 30-people, including representatives from Planned Parenthood, St. Louis PFLAG and Metro East Pride of Southwestern Illinois were in attendance at St. Paul United Church of Christ.

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Olivette Passes Historic LGBT Protections

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OLIVETTE, MO – This evening (July 26), the Olivette City Council passed, with a unanimous vote, two pieces of legislation that would include nondiscrimination protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of Olivette in employment, housing and public accommodations, as well as the creation of a Domestic Partner Registry.

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History Project Seeks Volunteers for Oral History Training

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microphoneVVAre you interested in the history of St. Louis and its lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities?

 

Do you enjoy hearing elders’ stories and reflections and learning from them?

 

Are you an attentive and thoughtful listener?

 

Then we need your help!

 

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St. Louis LGBT History Project Makes Bulk Donation to UMSL Archive

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ST. LOUIS  – The St. Louis LGBT History Project, a Resident Partner of The LGBT Center of St. Louis, donated hundreds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) artifacts, memorabilia, documents and two oral histories to the St. Louis LGBT Archives at UMSL as part of their first donation event, July 8.

 

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Community Mourns Foster Courtney

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ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis LGBT community is reeling following a tragic accident in the early morning hours of July 4th  which has left one community member dead and another’s life in ruin.

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Marriage Equality in New York – Finally!

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NEW YORK In a history making, bipartisan vote, the New York Senate, June 24 passed a widely popular marriage equality bill after the most aggressive state legislative campaign in the history of the LGBT rights movement.  With Governor Cuomo’s promised signature of the bill, New York will become the sixth state, plus the District of Columbia, where same-sex couples can legally marry.

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