Robert Scheer / TruthdigOct 11, 2019
A chilling documentary about the president's mentor, Roy Cohn, explains how the notorious fixer created a president from beyond the grave. Dig deeper ( 28 Min. Read )
SABRINA CASERTA and REBECCA GIBIAN / The Associated PressJun 30, 2019
Gay-rights advocates take over much of midtown Manhattan in tribute to the uprising that began 50 years ago with Stonewall Inn police raid. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
JENNIFER PELTZ / The Associated PressJun 6, 2019
The episode helped catalyze the modern LGBTQ movement. Now, law enforcement acknowledges that its actions were "wrong, plain and simple." Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 12, 2017
Though celebration was in the air at Saturday's Capital Pride Parade in Washington, D.C., the crowd also brought other sentiments and goals to this year's event. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Larry Gross / TruthdigJun 5, 2017
The ABC miniseries, which aired earlier this year, tells the story of the “gay revolution” with an accuracy and complexity that has rarely been attempted—or achieved. Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 13, 2016
Americans must use their grief in the wake of the mass killings at the Orlando, Fla., nightclub to build a better world, writes Guardian contributor Steven Thrasher. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Channing Joseph / TruthdigSep 25, 2015
Roland Emmerich’s new film has rightly been criticized for revising and whitewashing the history of the Christopher Street riots. What many of us fail to realize is that the Greenwich Village uprising was not the first chapter in the story of LGBT rights: Courageous rebels of color were fighting for their liberation long before June 28, 1969. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigJun 29, 2015
In an essay published in The Guardian after the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision, Chelsea Manning traced the arc of progress on the issue of LGBT rights, starting from the moment California's controversial Proposition 8 was passed in 2008 to Friday's stunning SCOTUS victory. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigJul 4, 2013
The Stonewall riots of 1969 have been mythologized almost beyond recognition, writes LGBTQ historian Michael Bronski. But it's safe to say, "something extraordinary happened." Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Bill McKibben, TomDispatchApr 9, 2013
Why take a look at the history of gay rights in the context of the climate struggle? Because the hardest part of the Keystone pipeline fight has been figuring out what to do about the Democrats. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
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