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Nicholas F. Benton
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Nicholas F. Benton ( was the co-founder of the Berkeley, Calif., Gay Liberation Front in 1970 and brought much of his experiences from those days to his new book, Extraordinary Hearts: Reclaiming Gay Sensibility's Central Role in the Progress of Civilization (Lethe Press 2013), a collection of 100 essays. For the last 23 years he has been the founder, owner and editor of the Washington, D.C.-area weekly Falls Church News-Press ( He was named an "OUTstanding Virginian" by Equality Virginia in 2012.

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Reassessing the Gay Cultural Paradigm

(6) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 6:11 PM

Last week's historic passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in the U.S. Senate underscores the strength of the current groundswell that has been years in the making but, in just the past couple of years, has suddenly overtaken a growing majority of Americans with the conviction that full LGBT...

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