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ITHACA, NY—Founded by an African American for his gay community in 1962, the Starlite Lounge in Brooklyn became a legendary pre-Stonewall safe-haven by catering to multiple generations of every race, creed, color and sexual orientation.

The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will present a free public showing of the documentary “We Came to...

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ITHACA, NY — When the love of Edie Windsor’s life died, she was forced to pay additional estate taxes because the federal government did not recognize her marriage to Thea Spyer. Edie would become the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), resulting in the Supreme Court ruling in 2013 that the federal ban on same-sex marriage was...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College will focus this year on the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to extend marriage equality to all 50 states.

Titled “#MoreThanMarriage: Marriage and Beyond,” the screenings will celebrate the at times almost unbelievable successes of the last few years, while bringing to the...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China” on Tuesday, April 7. Free and open to the public, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

“Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China,” is a comprehensive historical account of the queer movement in...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Gen Silent” on Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. It is free and open to the public.

The title of the film refers to the generation of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who fear for their safety or quality of life. They may...

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