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Reno Teacher Protests School Board Policy Banning Pride Flags in Classroom

Reno Teacher Protests School Board Policy Banning Pride Flags in Classroom

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 21, 2020

Jennifer Leja is protesting her school district's policy banning Pride flags in the classroom, flags that signal to LGBTQ students that her classroom is a safe space.

Kentucky Woman's Pride Flag Stolen, Neighbors Fly One in Solidarity

Kentucky Woman's Pride Flag Stolen, Neighbors Fly One in Solidarity

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 3, 2020

After Caroline Walker's Pride flag was stolen from the front porch of her Covington, Kentucky house, her straight next door neighbors put one up in solidarity.

Group Behind LA Pride Appoints Black Trans Woman as President

Group Behind LA Pride Appoints Black Trans Woman as President

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 3, 2020

Christopher Street West (CSW), which produces the annual LA Pride celebration, has, for the first time, appointed its first Black transgender woman in the role of the organization's president.

Watch: Chicago Couple's Viral Video to Pride Flag Thief

Watch: Chicago Couple's Viral Video to Pride Flag Thief

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 17, 2020

A Chicago gay couple has gone viral for a humorous video they made in response to a thief who stole a Pride flag from their porch.

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 15, 2020

A Detroit couple who own the bakery Good Cakes and Bakes have spoken up about a recent homophobic cake order received online through their website.

Grindr and UrSafe Apps Team for Safety and Security

Grindr and UrSafe Apps Team for Safety and Security

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 11, 2020

Geo-locating social networking and gay/bi/queer/trans dating app Grindr has partnered with The UrSafe App in order to increase persona safety measures in LGBTQ+ dating.

Watch: Kenneth Felt Talks About Coming Out at 90

Watch: Kenneth Felt Talks About Coming Out at 90

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jul 27, 2020

Kenneth Felt, 90, explains to BBC why he decided to come out to his daughter late in life.

Watch: Former 'Ex-Gay' Lobbyist Announces Marriage to Man

Watch: Former 'Ex-Gay' Lobbyist Announces Marriage to Man

Jul 23, 2020

Former "ex-gay" leader, who came out in 2015, announces marriage to man.

What's the Most Popular LGBTQ+ Movie in Your State?

What's the Most Popular LGBTQ+ Movie in Your State?

Jul 9, 2020

In honor of Pride, the jewelry company Shane Co. put together a comprehensive list of what are the most popular LGBTQ movies from state to state.

Two Paris Gay Bars Vandalized with Nazi Graffiti

Two Paris Gay Bars Vandalized with Nazi Graffiti

Jul 8, 2020

Two Paris gay bars were targeted with graffiti of swastikas over the past week.

Celebrate The Unique Woman's Coalition with Big Freedia & Other Black Trans Artists

Celebrate The Unique Woman's Coalition with Big Freedia & Other Black Trans Artists

Jul 7, 2020

The Unique Woman's Coalition announced that it will be holding their virtual fundraiser event Unique Woman's Coalition Community Celebration on July 11 at 3pm PT / 6pm ET. The event will feature musical performances from notable black trans artists.

At Pride March In Paris, Activists Demand Racial Justice Too

At Pride March In Paris, Activists Demand Racial Justice Too

Jul 4, 2020

While the French capital's official Pride event was delayed until November to prevent spread of the coronavirus, grassroots groups plan a march through Paris anyway Saturday — led by people of color.

50th Atlanta Pride Celebration to Be Held Virtually

50th Atlanta Pride Celebration to Be Held Virtually

Jul 1, 2020

The Atlanta Pride Committee has announced that the 2020 Pride Festival will not be held in person due to the ongoing pandemic. Instead, the festival will be held as a virtual event.

New Google Doodle Honors Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson

New Google Doodle Honors Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson

Jun 30, 2020

If you use Google today (June 30), you'll notice the company's latest doodle honors transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson.

Gabon to Decriminalize Being LGBTQ?

Gabon to Decriminalize Being LGBTQ?

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 30, 2020

The Central African country of Gabon has taken steps toward decriminalizing LGBTQ people.

Alt NYC Pride March Draws Thousands, with Police Clashes, Stabbings and Partying Into the Night

Alt NYC Pride March Draws Thousands, with Police Clashes, Stabbings and Partying Into the Night

Jun 29, 2020

While Pride may have been cancelled, a group called The Reclaim Pride Coalition held their own Queer Liberation March on Sunday in New York City, drawing a crowd of more than 2,000 who partied on Christopher Street well into the early hours.

In NYC, Marking 50th Anniversary of Pride, No Matter What

In NYC, Marking 50th Anniversary of Pride, No Matter What

By Deepti Hajela | Jun 29, 2020

What is normally an outpouring on the streets of New York City for Pride is going to look a little different this year, thanks to social distancing rules required by the coronavirus.

Win Mixter's Bus Posters Celebrate 50 Years of Pride

Win Mixter's Bus Posters Celebrate 50 Years of Pride

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 28, 2020

Whether you're planning to participate in the June 28 march or watch online events, a stroll or ride up or down Market Street is worthwhile to take in artist Win Mixter's bold series of Pride history works at multiple bus stops.

Katie Perry, Taylor Swift, Others Support Pride Lives' Virtual Stonewall Day

Katie Perry, Taylor Swift, Others Support Pride Lives' Virtual Stonewall Day

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 27, 2020

Pride Live, a social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ community, held its third annual Stonewall Day, with pop star and presidents joining in.

Watch: Spanish Doctor, COVID-19 Survivor Named New Mr. Gay World

Watch: Spanish Doctor, COVID-19 Survivor Named New Mr. Gay World

Jun 27, 2020

Spanish doctor Fran Alvarado was named Mr. Gay World, it was announced in a video today, the BBC reports.

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