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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, resulting in...

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ITHACA, NY—The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College will open with a documentary highlighting student efforts to raise funds to help the fight against bullying due to sexual identity. “Born This Way: The Documentary” will be shown on Wednesday,...

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 ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will host a free public showing of the documentary “Pansy Division: Life in a Gay Rock Band” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

One of the most important and influential gay music acts of the last two decades, ...

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 ITHACA, NY — The feature-length documentary “Chely Wright: Wish Me Away” — an intimate look at the first country music star to come out as gay — will have its Ithaca premiere at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Part of the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. in Textor 101, and it is free and open to the...

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ITHACA, NY — When Ithaca College’s renowned a cappella groups wanted to contribute to the fight against bullying due to sexual identity, they recorded the Lady Gaga song “Born this Way” as a fund-raiser. Some fellow students turned that recording process into a documentary that also highlights a few of the singers’ personal struggles with...

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