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Shannon  Dukes
Shannon Dukes Campaign leader

This story is about a young boy who went through traumatizing time as he was gay when all he wanted to do was enjoy his youth.

LGBT equality doesn't exist – but here's how to fight for it

The Conversation
When I came out as gay in my sophomore year of college, I absolutely loved going to Tigerheat – a kitschy 18-and-over gay club in Los Angeles. I mostly remember my nights there as frivolous fun, but they also had deeper meaning. That’s where I first learned how to openly and unabashedly celebrate being gay. I danced wildly to Britney Spears in…Read More
Shannon  Dukes
Shannon Dukes Campaign leader

This article is about Pride Month The purpose of this article is to help raise awareness of how unaccepted the LGBT community really…Read More

Readers on Pride Month and L.G.B.T. Rights: ‘An Ongoing Battle’.

The New York Times
As members of the L.G.B.T.Q. community celebrate Pride Month and reflect on the milestones of the rights movement, we asked readers what pride means to them and what should come next. We heard from hundreds of readers around the country, many with their own stories of pride going back as far as the Stonewall riots of nearly 50 years ago. Some…Read More
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