ACT UP vets like Ken Kidd and younger organizers like Adam Eli are mixing proven tactics with social media to protest the Trump administration.
Transgender awareness and its inclusion in mainstream media have been simmering on a steady boil since Jill Soloway's Transparent
If you're a member of any group that's been shut out, pushed aside, forgotten or made fun of, you'll never change anything by following the rules. The rules are what marginalized you in the first place. You've got to break a few of them if you want to make history.
Such is HRC's disdain for our community that they evidently used ringers at the New York City Pride Parade: fresh-faced 20-somethings who work for McCann, one of the largest ad agencies in the world. The largest -- and richest -- LGBT-rights group in the country could not be bothered to field a team for the largest LGBT-pride parade in the country.
When I first arrived in New York nearly 20 years ago, one of the most vivid impressions of my new home city was the first Gay Pride parade I saw. After being thrown out of my country for speaking out on gay issues, seeing such a massive and festive demonstration of freedom and unity was a total revelation for me.
LGBT activists are making it clear that American companies can no longer get away with tacitly supporting foreign regimes that are brutalizing LGBT people. The backlash against such companies is probably only just beginning and will last long after Sochi.
In a press release today, activist group Queer Nation responded to Mendeleev's open letter within the framework that "marketing
Last time I was told to pay attention to a pair of gay twin musicians, it was Nemesis, so it was with some trepidation that I listened to Jackson and Coleman Vrana's rap project, Elephant, and much excitement that I can present them to you here.