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ITHACA, NY — In 2006 in a gay-friendly neighborhood in New York City, a group of African-American lesbians were violently threatened by a man on the street. After fighting back, the women were charged with gang assault and attempted murder. Three pleaded guilty to avoid a trial, but the remaining four claimed self-defense and maintained their innocence.

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ITHACA, NY — A 2009 alumnus and former president of the Student Government Association will give this year’s National Coming Out Day talk at Ithaca College. Cornell Woodson will present “Embracing My Purpose: How Did I Get Here?” on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall. His talk is free and open to the public.

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ITHACA, NY — The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to extend marriage equality nationwide means same-sex couples will have the freedom to marry in all 50 states, but work remains to ensure equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer citizens. That’s according to nationally recognized LGBTQ educator Luca Maurer.

With Friday’s decision, the...

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ITHACA, NY — Singer-songwriter Eli Conley will give a fun, informal singing workshop for LGBTQ people and their straight allies at Ithaca College on Friday, April 17. Free and open to the public, the workshop will be held at noon in the Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

“I know from personal experience that queer and transgender...

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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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