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Things We Saw Today: Finally, a Dating Sim for Dads to Romance Dads

Yesterday was Father's Day and popular Let's Play channel Game Grumps announced their new dating sim Dream Daddy which comes to Steam on July 13.

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Things We Saw Today: Drunk History Gives Us the Stonewall Lesson We Deserve

First of all, drunk Crissle West needs to be my best friend. Secondly, check out Drunk History's take on the Stonewall riots, which West not only tells entertainingly, but also stars trans actors in trans roles. Namely, Alexandra Grey as Marsha P. Johnson and Trace Lysette as Sylvia Rivera, both of whom feature prominently on Transparent this season.

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It’s About Time: Stonewall Inn Officially Recognized As a National Monument

Finally, after so many years, The Stonewall Inn has officially been recognized by the White House and the National Park Service as a national monument.

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Roland Emmerich Thinks Superhero Movies Are Silly (Pot, Meet Kettle); Is Still Whitewashing the Stonewall Riots

In an interview with The Guardian earlier this week, director Roland Emmerich provided some revealing insight into his filmmaking ethos, and had an infuriating response to criticism of Stonewall.

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Stonewall Inn Set to Be First LGBTQIA National Monument

Stonewall Inn Set to Be First LGBTQIA National Monument

President Barack Obama is preparing to approve a proposal that would make New York's Stonewall Inn the first national monument to be honored for its role in the gay liberation movement.

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Awful “Drop the T” Petition Seeks to Divide the LGBT Community and Isolate Trans People

In a stunning and complete lack of self-awareness and history, an anonymous group of gay/bisexual men and women have formed a petition asking three LGBT advocacy groups (Lambda Legal, the Human Rights Campaign, and GLAAD) to drop the T from LGBT.

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Roland Emmerich and Stonewall: Being LGBTQ+ Does Not Immunize Against Ignorance

It turns out that you don't have to see Stonewall this weekend to have negative feelings about it - you can just keep listening to director Roland Emmerich talk about it.

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On Stonewall and Social Media’s Impact on Feminism

Whitewashing and ciswashing history, especially when depicting events as radical as the Stonewall riots comes as an insult to many queer people, including the activists themselves.

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Activists Paint Stonewall Statues Brown to Resist Whitewashing of History

"Those statues are bronze (brown) underneath the layer of white paint — the symbolism behind that is infuriating."

Anonymous activists just painted over the white Stonewall Riot memorial statues in Christopher Park with brown paint, and fitted them out with dresses and wigs.

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Stonewall Parody Trailer More Honest and Accurate Than the Actual Trailer

The following preview has been approved for white, middle-class audiences.

You already know our feelings about the upcoming Stonewall film, and you know what the creative team and lead, as well as some of the protesters organizing a boycott of the film have to say about things. Now, filmmakers Yeni Sleidi, Taylor Grode, and Ben Dwork and writer Heather Dockray have brought us a Stonewall trailer that's more accurate than the actual trailer.

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[UPDATED] Stonewall Star and Director Address Whitewashing and Trans Erasure Concerns; Critics Less Than Satisfied

[Editor's Note: 8/10/15 - 12:40PM] - With regard to Stonewall star, Jeremy Irvine's use of the word trans***ite in his statement below, as we've had several people bring it to our attention and wonder why it wasn't mentioned/corrected in the piece...

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First Trailer for Stonewall Shows More Diverse View of Historic Riots

But sadly, the trans erasure continues.

Check out the first trailer for Roland Emmerich's film, Stonewall, which was released today!

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Stonewall: A Film About a Historic Moment of Resistance…That Erases the People Who Were There

Where are my trans women of color?

In light of the historic advancements we've made recently in the LGBTQ+ community, it makes sense that a film like Stonewall comes out to acknowledge the movement's history. There's only one problem - the film doesn't seem to include many of the people actually involved in that history.

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