Will the adorable couple adopt a baby in time to celebrate Christmas with Mom and Dad and the neighborhood kids? Sounds like a delightful holiday TV movie. But so many leading queer love stories — and same-sex kisses! Holiday TV movies generally follow a formula — a young city gal unexpectedly finds love with a small-town handyman or prince in disguise. But while racial diversity has become more prevalent in the genre, if only a little, queer representation has not kept pace with even that minimal progress.
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Lesbian Feminist Liberation march in New York, s. Photo by Bettye Lane. Courtesy of the Lesbian Herstory Archives. Dances were also held here on the ground floor. The Center was originally located at 36 West 22nd Street from April until its move to this city-owned, former firehouse on West 20th Street in the summer of It appears that it was located in this building until In , Lesbian Feminist Liberation , a lesbian rights organization, began meeting here and had its office on the second floor.
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In its first year, 60 groups met regularly at the center. Today more than groups call the center home. Programs produced by the center include Center Wellness, an Adult Services Department working with people with AIDS, struggling with substance abuse issues, mental health challenges and much more; Youth Services, an activities-based program for LGBT youth; Center Cultural Programs, presenting established and emerging artists, writers, and activitist to the community; Center Families, the Center's family project. The Lesbian Switchboard became a permanent tenant after it was evicted from its former home, and Dignity, a Catholic gay and lesbian religious organization, sought refuge when it was expelled from Catholic churches. The availability of meeting space was a major organizing tool for the LGBT movement in the s and early s.
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