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Stonewall at OLLI, Special Interest Group (SIG)

UMass Boston honors Bernard Osher, founder of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, with members of the Stonewall at OLLI, Special Interest Group, (SIG).  From left to right: Jay Landers, Gordon Burns, Bernard Osher, Ed Ford, Maura Albert.  Stonewall at OLLI is…

LGBTQ Freedom Trail Tours, with The History Project

Boston’s first official Gay Pride March was held on Saturday, June 26, 1971. When the March took place it sought to highlight four oppressive institutions in Boston: the police, the government, hostile bars, and religious institutions. Throughout the month of June, The History Project is offering walking…

Feds to Extend New Benefits to Same-Sex Couples:

Eric Holder By Pete Williams NBC News The Justice Department on Monday will extend a new package of federal benefits to same-sex couples that Attorney General Eric Holder said will give “lawful same-sex marriages full and equal recognition, to the…