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posted Friday, October 31 2014 - Volume 42 Issue 44
SGN takes part in pioneering national journalism effort documenting LGBT history
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SGN takes part in pioneering national journalism effort documenting LGBT history

Seattle Gay News has been pleased to participate this month in the ninth annual National LGBT History Month Project, a nationwide journalism endeavor that seeks to uncover and explore the storied history of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.

The project was begun in 2006 and this year will see record success, having expanded to include three-dozen partner publications and websites, each of which will carry stories on LGBT history throughout October, National LGBT History Month.

Previous History Month coverage has featured interviews with President Barack Obama and then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and in 2011 the 'We Are America' special featured never-before-seen evidence suggesting that the country may have already had its first Gay president, James Buchanan, and exhaustive research illustrating our country's freedom was in part attained by a Gay man: Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben.

Topics this year range from interviews with an LGBT activist who took part in an LGBT picket nearly 50 years ago to an exploration of early Lesbian comic Moms Mabley to the National Park Service's current efforts to identify and register sites of historical importance to the LGBT community.

Philadelphia Gay News publisher and project coordinator Mark Segal noted that the initiative is a valuable team effort by the circle of contributors and partners LGBT publications that will go a long way to preserve LGBT history.

'This is the result of a lot of hard work by a lot of incredible journalists. I want to thank our writers and PGN editor Jen Colletta, who stepped up to the plate to make this year very special,' Segal said. 'This project, which started with a small number of newspapers, now unites the majority of local, quality, professional LGBT publications across the nation, allowing our community to showcase and appreciate its own history.'

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