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TO ANY LGBT PERSON who isn’t accepted enough in their formative years, here’s the drill: you simply wait it out, and eventually find some real family—in the community, in the nightlife, or simply in the world of like-minded adults. That’s when you’ll emerge into your complete acceptance, leading to a worry-free rest of your life spent being validated by your loving peers. So says the fairy tale. But what happens when the new family you enter into turns out to be as flawed as your old one?

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The Confirmed Bachelor It was major news in the cultural Cybersphere when the star of this season’s reality show The Bachelor (ABC) came out as gay. And while Colton Underwood waited…More

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            On Facebook, shockingly enough, I blocked my own godson during the last election race. I was stunned to learn that he is a right-winger who continually posts smear campaigns against the Democrats, shamelessly echoing propaganda from shady websites. As I happen to have inside knowledge of this guy’s own personal behavior, I know he has no right to smear anyone else’s, especially with lies. But now comes the pressing question: having blocked my own godson, do I still send him a birthday card every year?

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Part One begins with an essay by John D’Emilio, one of the most distinguished scholars of LGBT history in America. 

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Stonewall Unremembered(An illustrated essay)
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Editor’s Note: This graphic item appeared in the Summer 1999 issue. Due to a printer’s error, it was printed as a line drawing, so gray scales were entirely lost. Here is Eric Orner’s work as it was meant to appear.

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