The list of Latina and Latino LGBT activists is long and distinguished, one that probably begins with Tony Segura, who founded
Brands big and small, and companies local and global showed their support for #PrideMonth this weekend in New York, and the support never felt so good. The endless rainbow flags brought great comfort to us all. Here's a little sampling from the weekend.
The LGBT community suffered one of the most heinous displays of hate our country has ever witnessed. Many would react with anger, and justifiably so. It was love, though, that swept over LA on that cool, cloudy June morning.
We can no longer let our parents, co-workers, friends, and school children be stolen by violence. We cannot let another life be claimed.
As we joined the march, I looked over at my father, a man who had been proud in his youth, but now a man who was a different, more loving kind of proud. A man who understood that being a father is supporting your kids, providing a toast at their wedding -- even if it's another groom to whom he's toasting.
Pride is when we show that no matter what is thrown at us, we won't be ashamed. We have pride to show the world that we are not embarrassed about who we are.
In Orlando and throughout our land, we hear the prophet's voices of lamentation and bitter weeping as we absorb the horrific news of 50 lives lost and 53 more seriously wounded. Our hearts break for all the dead, wounded, and traumatized by this carnage, and pray for God's strength and consoling mercies.
Pride All Over: Capital Pride Parade photo by JoeSwickFoto Las Vegas Gay Pride Parade photo by Steve Spatafore/Las Vegas
Gay Pride Month 2015 finished off with a bang as the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the nation, although
I have been ruminating over what to write in honor of LGBTQIA Pride. I wanted to put out some long overdue favorite people, artists, reviews, and recommendations for fiction and music. The following list and thoughts are in no particular order of rank or preference.
Here's the thing about the future. It's not real, it's an idea we have in our head. Survivors like me didn't even know how much space it took up in our consciousness until it started shrinking, no longer the rapidly expanding universe of anticipation it was before HIV.
Maytag took a strong stand in favor of LGBT rights with a tweet Monday showing its beloved repairman calling for "equality
This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.
LGBT Pride Month has become more about paying lip service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community than it is about addressing the real issues that affect us. It is a token gesture, implying that everyone can ignore our issues for the other 11 months of the year.
Gay people have to be courageous to accept ourselves, be honest about our feelings, and live our lives. I struggle with that courage every day, but when I read the bull**** that people say, I just want to stand tall with my chest puffed out and say, "I'm a homosexual and there ain't nothin' wrong with that!"
People march down Istanbul's bustling Istiklal Street. Last year, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted by Turkish
In honor of June being LGBT Pride Month, we asked some of our favorite people to tell us what pride means to them. In this
He then added, "NASA's mission to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown makes it, to my mind, the coolest and most
Each week I receive hundreds of letters from feminine lesbians worldwide who feel invisible. These raw and often emotional messages inspired me to produce this video. Its intention is to help more women realize that their feelings regarding their sexual orientation are legitimate and that they are not alone.