The LGBTQIA+ community isn't protected in all of America. Allies must reach out to help and learn how to truly make America a safer place to live.
When James Wharton quit the army after a decade to retreat to a job in the City and a cosy home in Windsor with his husband and their two dogs, it seemed he’d found his happily ever after. He could have hardly predicted that a year later his marriage would have broken down, he’d be living in central London and be addicted to a combination of hookups and drugs known as chemsex.
When the first ever gay kiss was shared between two men on Eastenders, it sent shockwaves through much of the nation – and the media.
As we hear more and more about the atrocities happening to our LGBTQ brothers and sisters in Chechnya and with our current administration turning a blind eye to our Pride, our community is feeling a rebirth of the strength of our voice. Once again we are fighting for visibility and equality. The comfort of our …
Being a man of a certain age, all of these stories usually concluded with someone passing. ...That’s just how his stories ended. Great times, great
Two of the fastest-changing cultural mores and norms in American society are the implementation of LGBT rights and cannabis rights. The two go hand-in-hand. A new report suggests that the LGBT community at large consumes cannabis at a “significantly” higher rate than the heterosexual community.
Subaru of America, Inc. today proudly announced its partnership with PFLAG, a national organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), for the Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for All program. Since 2015, Subaru has partnered with PFLAG National and its network of chapters across the country to ensure that all youth – regardless of their family background or personal identity – are welcomed and accepted at school.
Gay pride events across the country have become the stage for a battle over what the gay-rights movement’s priorities should be.
Organizers who have spent months planning celebrations are at odds with those who think the political situation demands a recasting of priorities.
“Our rage and our joy aren’t at odds with each other; they’re both integral to our history, our present, our future.”
As New York's Pride week kicks off, attendees may see displays of division within the LGBT community. #NoJusticeNoPride, an LGBTQ+ group whose blockade of the Capital Pride Parade in Washington, D.C., drew national headlines and mixed reactions from parade-goers June 10, plans to do it again at New York's parade June 25.
Philadelphia has unveiled a new pride flag with black and brown stripes to represent LGBT people of color.
When I realized I’d never jump in the sky and fly away like the mythical African slaves in that old folktale, which was also around the time I figured Michael Jackson would never come to the projects and take me away in a rocket limo, I begrudgingly accepted my sexuality. I was still a child, a precocious one, about eight or nine years old who lived inside his overactive and always vivid imagination. I didn’t know what “gay” really meant, but I gathered from the casual and mean-spirited homophobia at home and in the working-class neighborhoods we shuffled in and out of that being “that way” or a “faggot” was a sin and shame.
I see a lot working the door at gay bars in Los Angeles. Twice, patrons taught me what it really means to have a community.
Mrs. White, kindly collect the flames on the side of your face and breathless, heaving breaths and take a hike. The Golden Girls edition of Clue is coming, and it’s the only board game we’ll ever need from here on out. A decidedly lighter riff than the original bloody murder mystery, this version finds the player …