Kids attending a drag queen story hour at the San Lorenzo public library in the East Bay were confronted by right-wing protesters June 11, as alleged members of the Proud Boys barged in and harassed drag queen Panda Dulce as she was reading.
The co-executive director of an organization that advocates on behalf of transgender and gender non-conforming immigrants has declined an invitation to attend the White House’s Pride Month celebration on Wednesday. Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement Co-Executive Director Jennicet Gutiérrez on Tuesday told the Washington Blade during a telephone interview that she “very consciously” decided “not Read More
Almost 50 years before “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Pose,” Sir Lady Java was a pioneering transgender activist fighting against a Los Angeles law that restricted drag performance. Photo: Sir Lady Java Almost 50 years before “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Pose,” Sir Lady Java was a pioneering transgender activist fighting against a Los Angeles law that Read More
A handful of right-wing protesters gathered outside Texas Live in Arlington this afternoon (Sunday, June 12) as supporters of HELP Center for LGBT Health and Wellness and the Arlington Museum of Art gathered inside at Troy’s for the Disney Drag Brunch. Today’s protest comes on the heels of last weekend’s protest outside of Mr. Misster Read More
Heavily armed Coeur d’Alene police officers and Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies in riot gear arrested half a dozen armed protestors, and a few self-labeled “street preachers” who were attempting to disrupt the “Pride in the Park” in Coeur d’Alene City Park which returned after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. Creating concern for law Read More
Whenever June rolls around, your social media feeds begin to fill up with brands and businesses looking to join in on the celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. With so many brands competing for your pink money, how do you know who is actually working with the community to make a difference, or simply participating in […]
Drag Race star Alyssa Edwards spoke to TMZ about her thoughts about a proposed bill to make it illegal for parents to bring their kiddos to a drag performance. Obviously, she’s outraged and said for some kids, it could save lives. Click here to see the video. — David Taffet The post Alyssa Edwards Read More
This Pride season, if you asked me what it’s like to be queer and disabled, I’d say, like Dickens in “A Tale of Two Cities,” that it’s “the best of times” and the “worst of times.” In the mid-1970s in Cambridge, Mass., white cane in hand, I first walked into a gay bar. When I Read More
Pride month is that extra-special 30 days every year to show up as our best self and remind our loved ones how much we love them. Cuddle up at home away from the parties with your sweetheart with these date ideas. The Home Picnic Nothing says romance like a picnic. Whether you purchase a basket Read More
WILTON MANORS, Fla. — This year’s Pride celebration in Wilton Manors will take place against the backdrop of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law that Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed earlier this year. The Stonewall Pride Parade and Street Festival will take place in Wilton Manors on June 18. “This Pride Month is different than previous Read More
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously June 7 to support the designation of an intersection in the Transgender District as a historic landmark.
San Francisco has seen its first probable case of monkeypox, part of a global outbreak that now involves nearly 800 people, mostly gay and bisexual men, the Department of Public Health announced Friday evening, June 3.
There has been an enormous debate this year about trans people in sports. Twelve state legislatures in the United States have so far banned trans athletes from competing in sports. Most of these states are in the South, including, but not limited to: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas. A majority of this Read More
Much of the Pride coverage we see is of the massive events that happen in big cities like New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. However, LGBTQ+ people live all over the United States. Rural communities and suburbs from Maryland to Arizona have their own smaller, but just as important Pride celebrations that are worth […]
When AJ Mattioli was in college, newly interested in his film classes—the only classes he was passing—he realized that the catalog of LGBTQ+ films shelves was barren. “I remember the early ‘00s, we had like 10 [LGBTQ+] movies. We had nothing to watch. I’d watch Imagine Me & You on repeat,” Mattioli says of trying Read More
San Francisco’s LGBTQ Castro neighborhood celebrated Harvey Milk Day on May 22.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Openly LGBTQ lawmakers from across Latin America who gathered in Argentina’s capital last week agreed to work together to ban so-called conversion therapy in the region. The second meeting of the Global Equality Caucus’ Latin America chapter took place in Buenos Aires. Those who attended agreed the effort to ban conversion Read More
The inaugural WeHo Pride Parade will have two grand marshals. Janelle Monáe will be the Grand Marshall Icon and JoJo Siwa will be the Next Gen Icon during WeHo Pride Parade June 5. The free parade will step off at noon Santa Monica and Crescent Heights Boulevards and head west into West Hollywood’s Rainbow District. Read More
When the first wave of COVID-19 began, it didn’t take long to see that travel would be one of the industries hardest hit by the pandemic. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council’s recent report, the travel industry suffered a loss of nearly $5 trillion in 2020 or more than a 50% decline in […]
The Outfronts will celebrate all things queer on TV. Hosted and organized by Outfest, The Outfronts second year will feature virtual and in-person panel discussions with the casts and crews of various LGBTQ+ series, advance screenings, and the world premiere of Peacock’s highly-anticipated “Queer As Folk” reboot. The four-day event will launch June 3. “After Read More