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Christian Fuscarino
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Christian Fuscarino is an LGBTQ community leader, and founder of the regional organization The Pride Network. He is the former Northeast Region Coordinator for GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, where he worked with high school GSAs for six years. In 2007 Christian joined the Pride Connections Center of New Jersey as a program developer for urban gay youth. That same year he won the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences "Student Emmy" award for his "End the Silence" public service announcement raising awareness of anti-LGBT bullying in schools. He is a recent graduate of Hofstra University and currently serves as the Operations Director for The Pride Network.

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10 Things LGBT People Can Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

(20) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 4:08 PM

As we gather around the table for a Thanksgiving dinner or volunteer at a local community center, let's all take a second to be thankful for the victories that our community has seen recently. I stopped the list at 10, but I know there are plenty of reasons, and I'd...

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Islan Nettles' Murder and the Shameful (Non-)Response of LGBs

(8) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 4:21 PM

I am ashamed of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people right now. We've had a great tragedy in our community, and few of us have reacted with even an ounce of the effort we've put into the fight for marriage equality.

Islan Nettles, a beautiful 21-year-old innocently walking with her...

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What the End of DOMA Would Mean for Same-sex Military Spouses Like Me

(6) Comments | Posted March 27, 2013 | 2:12 PM


2013-03-27-ChristianFuscarinopersonal.jpgIt's 4:30 in the morning and the alarm radio goes off, waking us with "Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Springsteen. We quickly silence the blaring music and cuddle close for a few more seconds before the day starts. I head into the...

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