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City steps in to save SoMa’s Stud bar

City steps in to save SoMa’s Stud bar | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Rent hike almost sank 50-year-old LGBT haven this year, so city offers landlord some incentive to lay off.
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At Philly's LGBT community center, it's that `70s show

At Philly's LGBT community center, it's that `70s show | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Whenever Anthony Louis gets onstage to sing - which is not often anymore - he likes to tell a story.

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Palm Springs Gay History Revealed

Palm Springs Gay History Revealed | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
"It was the sexual freedom that was the most popular draw of Palm Springs..." Why do so many gay and lesbian travelers flock to Palm Springs? Why i
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Don’t Miss Madrid’s Summer of Surreal Art

Don’t Miss Madrid’s Summer of Surreal Art | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

When the artist Hieronymus Bosch passed away 500 years ago in the little Dutch town of ’s-Hertogenbosch, he left behind an astonishing and groundbreaking portfolio — with intricate scenes of monstrous figures doing the wackiest things — that continue to inspire disciples and perplex experts to this day.


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Great NY Post Travel piece on Museo Nacional del Prado's big 500th anniversary show on Dutch visionary Hieronymus Bosch, plus the other two points on Madrid's fantastic Golden Triangle of Art, the Museo Reina Sofía and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. #MadridArt 

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Great NY Post Travel piece on Museo Nacional del Prado's big 500th anniversary show on Dutch visionary Hieronymus Bosch, plus the other two points on Madrid's fantastic Golden Triangle of Art, the Museo Reina Sofía and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. #MadridArt 

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Meet the preservationists who are cataloging NYC’s LGBT history

Meet the preservationists who are cataloging NYC’s LGBT history | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
So far, the group has already identified 550 sites across the five boroughs. They were the group responsible for nominating Julius’ Bar to the National Register of Historic Places, and they have several other projects lined up on the horizon.
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Developers say secret tunnels under San Francisco gay bars are a myth

Developers say secret tunnels under San Francisco gay bars are a myth | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Property under development in San Francisco's Tenderloin District has become the subject of heated debate between LGBT historians and developers.
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Michail Takach documents city's gay past in 'LGBT Milwaukee'

Michail Takach documents city's gay past in 'LGBT Milwaukee' | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The author/archivist discusses his reason for taking on the ambitious project, the city's place in the gay rights movement, and how the story isn't over.
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Installation of the New York City AIDS Memorial Begins

Installation of the New York City AIDS Memorial Begins | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Construction of the New York City AIDS Memorial is now underway at the recently named New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent's Triangle, located at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village.  The Memorial organization expects final completion by early November, in advance of a public dedication for World AIDS Day on December 1, 2016.

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A Timeline of Christopher Street, New York LGBTQ Nightlife's Most Storied Thoroughfare

A Timeline of Christopher Street, New York LGBTQ Nightlife's Most Storied Thoroughfare | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The key events that happened in the world’s most famous LGBTQ street.
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Obama Names LGBT Landmark As National Monument

Obama Names LGBT Landmark As National Monument | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
President Obama is designating a new national monument at the Stonewall Inn, the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement.
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The Stonewall National Monument in New York City will be the first addition to the National Park System specifically highlighting the history of the LGBT community. The monument covers nearly 8 acres in New York's Greenwich Village including a landmark gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. In June of 1969, gay patrons at the bar fought back against police persecution — an event that's widely seen as a watershed in the campaign for LGBT rights.

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