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A 19th-century book helped lay the foundation for gay rights. A Hopkins researcher just found a rare copy. – Baltimore Sun

A curator at Johns Hopkins University recently stumbled across an extremely rare copy of the 19th-century essay by John Addington Symonds that helped lay the foundation for the modern gay rights movement. Source: A 19th-century book helped lay the foundation for gay rights. A Hopkins researcher just found a rare copy. – Baltimore Sun

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Bryan Cranston and Danny DeVito call out Hollywood for ignoring actors with disabilities | The Independent

A group of stars and executives have signed an open letter calling out Hollywood for contributing to the “systematic exclusion” of disabled people. Source: Bryan Cranston and Danny DeVito call out Hollywood for ignoring actors with disabilities | The Independent

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South Mississippi girl walks the ‘blue carpet’ at Star Wars premiere

The stars aligned last week for Addisyn Richards, who was invited to Hollywood to attend the world premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Source: South Mississippi girl walks the ‘blue carpet’ at Star Wars premiere

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Lesbian kiss in new “Star Wars” movie makes history as first same-sex kiss in the series / LGBTQ Nation

Director J.J. Abrams did say that LGBTQ representation was “important” when making the film …   Audiences who have seen Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker since it premiered Monday noticed something historic in the science fiction franchise: a same-sex kiss. Two women who are a part of the Resistance share a kiss during a celebratory scene. […]

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David Snape Show 10.12.19

Welcome to the David Snape Show, your essential radio show for Bourne and the surrounding areas. On the last show of 2019: I reflect back to 2019 and see how it has changed my life for the better, both radio show and elsewhere in my life. We do a new feature called Local Focus where […]

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This New PS4 Game Tries to Raise Autism Awareness – It Fails Miserably

Treasure Rangers is a new PS4 game that’s supposed to raise awareness surrounding autism. Sadly, it uses outdated and offensive tropes. Source: This New PS4 Game Tries to Raise Autism Awareness – It Fails Miserably

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Most Anticipated 2020 Releases – YouTube

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