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LGBT HISTORY MONTH, coordinated by the EQUALITY FORUM, has unveiled its list of 31 icons for 2019. The icons include presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor PETE BUTTIGIEG, Prime Minister of Serbia ANA BRNABIC, transgender activist and author KATE BORNSTEIN, WASHINGTON BLADE senior news reporter LOU CHIBBARO JR., Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist RONAN FARROW, Parkland gun control activist EMMA GONZÁLEZ, Oscar-winning filmmaker JAMES IVROY, and Colorado Gov. JARED POLIS. Beginning October 1, a new icon will be featured with video, bio, downloadable images and other resources free for journalists and educators at LGBTHISTORYMONTH.COM
OUTWORD, based in Sacramento, Calif., celebrated its 24th anniversary in August 2019.
THE WASHINGTON BLADE announced that D.C. Mayor MURIEL BOWSER and openly gay Rhode Island Congressman DAVID CICILLINE will be among the speakers at the newspaper’s 50th anniversary gala on October 18, 2019, at the Intercontinental Hotel in D.C. Tickets are available at blade50th.com.
RUSS YOUNGBLOOD, senior sales representative and the first full-time employee at Q MAGAZINE in Atlanta, has stepped down for a new career opportunity. Also a photographer for the magazine, he will stay involved as a contributor.
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