Pioneer: Robin Tyler

BY LILLIAN FADERMAN  |   Robin Tyler, currently Executive Director of the Equality Campaign, is a pioneer in the grassroots struggle for LGBTI civil rights....

Pioneer: David Mixner

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  There was a moment in time in the early 1990s when David Mixner was briefly considered the gay community’s version...

Pioneer: Fred Karger

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  When he retired from his long career as a Republican political operative in 2004, Fred Karger worried that he had...

Pioneer: Diane Abbitt

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  Growing up, Diane Abbitt never expected “lesbian activist” to be on her resume. But in college she met Roberta Bennett,...

Pioneer: Arthur Dong

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  In the early 1990s, KCET, then the PBS TV station in Los Angeles, featured a public affairs show called Life...

Pioneer: Connie Norman

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  "That’s Big Red over there. The tall one with the red hair,” one of a gaggle of Christian women said...

Pioneer: Michael Weinstein

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  Michael Weinstein is an AIDS activist. Full stop. He exercises his activist muscle as the co-founder and president of Los...

AIDS @ 35: Dr. Michael Gottlieb and the Early Years of AIDS

BY KAREN OCAMB | On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control published an article entitled “Pneumocystis Pneumonia” written by Los Angeles-based Dr....

Gay and lesbian candidates for your Supreme Court pick, Mr. President

BY TROY MASTERS & ANGELO CASIANO  | President Obama says he plans to pick a Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia as...

Jeanne Córdova, pioneering lesbian activist & author, dies

BY  RIESE  | Jeanne Córdova, the legendary lesbian activist, publisher, and writer, passed away early Sunday morning at the age of 67 after an extended...

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