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100 WOMEN WE LOVE 2008

July 9, 2008

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Hats off to the 100 Women We Love, class of 2008 (in no particular order, 'cause we love 'em all!).

June Dowell-Burton

Last June, a rainbow flag was hoisted above Newark, NJ’s City Hall, thanks in part to the efforts of Newark-Essex Pride founder June Dowell-Burton. For a conservative city more famous for its murder rate than its acceptance of LGBT residents, this was a huge step. After years of fighting her own personal battles—coming out, divorcing her husband and then losing custody of her now 17-year-old son—Dowell-Burton, then a student at Rutgers, found her stride in Newark, where she developed her week-long event in 2004. She recalls the words of one of her professors: “She asked me a simple question: ‘Hey, do you want to lead?’” Apparently the answer was yes. –LL

In no particular order…

Calendar of Events

M Mon

T Tue

W Wed

T Thu

F Fri

S Sat

S Sun

4 events,

6 events,

7 events,

6 events,

5 events,

5 events,

9 events,

Recurring

Femme House

4 events,

7 events,

7 events,

6 events,

6 events,

5 events,

8 events,

Recurring

Femme House

4 events,

7 events,

8 events,

7 events,

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OLD LESBIANS X YOUNG LESBIANS

5 events,

6 events,