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STEVE GADD • PUDDLE OF MUDD JUNE 26 - JULY 2, 2013 Free • • GUNPOETS • DAVE RIVELLO ENSEMBLE Greater Rochester’s Alternative Newsweekly • • EVENTS: SCULPTURE PARK FAMILY DAY, HEP KIDS 20 FILM: “WORLD WAR Z,” “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING” 26 RESTAURANT REVIEW: BROWN HOUND BISTRO 11 URBAN JOURNAL: CUOMO’S BIG GAMBLE 3 CROSSWORD 35 THE BYGONE FEW Vol 42 No 42 • • AND MORE MUSIC, PAGE 12 News. Music. Life. The question is, “Where do we start?” not “Whose fault is it?” NEWS, PAGE 6 The Empire Zone strikes back. DEVELOPMENT, PAGE 4 Rochester Casino’s long odds. GAMING, PAGE 5 UR goes down Alice’s rabbit hole. ART, PAGE 22 MuCCC gets absurd. THEATER, PAGE 20 LGBT | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO | PAGE 8 | PHOTO BY MATT DETURCK After marriage: the future of gay rights For many in the LGBT community, the Supreme Court’s decisions on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act have been painfully slow in coming. The cases embody an issue that has been at the forefront of the gay rights movement for more than a decade. But if you think that marriage equality is the Rochester LGBT community’s highest priority, you might be mistaken. It all depends on whom you ask. Some community leaders say the fight for marriage equality has eclipsed other important issues in the LGBT community. For starters: is the struggle over? Will organizations like the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley remain relevant? And when will the movement address issues facing the LGBT community of color and the transgender community? (Pictured: Rochester LGBT activists Anne Tischer, left, and Bess Watts.)

June 26 - July 2, 2013 - City Newspaper

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