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Boston Pride Announces Members of the New Transformation Advisory Committee

Boston Pride Announces Members of the New Transformation Advisory Committee

Apr 17, 2021

Boston Pride has named seven members of the new Transformation Advisory Committee (TAC), which works to ensure that the board is reflective of the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community.

Atlanta Pride Committee Planning Social Distanced Festival

Atlanta Pride Committee Planning Social Distanced Festival

By APC Press Release | Apr 16, 2021

The Atlanta Pride Committee today announced that they are currently planning to hold an in-person event over the festival dates. The Atlanta Pride Committee is working closely with the city along with public health officials to plan a COVID safe festival.

President Biden Issues Proclamation on Transgender Day of Visibility

President Biden Issues Proclamation on Transgender Day of Visibility

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 31, 2021

Today, President Joe Biden issued "A Proclamation on Transgender Day of Visibility, 2021," and becomes the first occupant of the White House to do so.

'Trans Lives Are Precious' Reads Billboard Near Trump's Mar-A-Lago Estate

'Trans Lives Are Precious' Reads Billboard Near Trump's Mar-A-Lago Estate

By Brendan Walker | Mar 31, 2021

For Transgender Visibility Day, LGBTQ telehealth company FOLX Health placed a billboard labeled "Trans Lives Are Precious" just miles from former President Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago estate.

Women's Studies Professor Compares Transgender People to QAnon

Women's Studies Professor Compares Transgender People to QAnon

Mar 28, 2021

A gender studies professor at University of Rhode Island is facing backlash for comparing transgender people with far-right conspiracy theory-driven website QAnon.

Copenhagen 2021 Announces Themes for Nightly Concerts

Copenhagen 2021 Announces Themes for Nightly Concerts

Mar 26, 2021

Copenhagen 2021 is taking place in Copenhagen and Malmö from 12-22 August. All events will be available to view online, with many livestreamed to social media and the event website.

Tampa Pride 2021 Coronavirus Update

Tampa Pride 2021 Coronavirus Update

Mar 25, 2021

After postponing Tampa Pride 2020, our Tampa Pride 2021 festivities will proceed on May 22nd, with special safety precautions in place.

Weekend of Virtual Wellness Events to Support Miami Beach Pride Organization

Weekend of Virtual Wellness Events to Support Miami Beach Pride Organization

Mar 25, 2021

Mind Body Social launches W.O.W Pride with a weekend full of virtual wellness events, with an all-star lineup, in support of the LGBTQ+ community, to raise funds for Miami Beach Pride.

Long Beach Pride-Colored Lifeguard Tower Burned Down in Suspected Arson

Long Beach Pride-Colored Lifeguard Tower Burned Down in Suspected Arson

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 24, 2021

A Long Beach lifeguard tower painted in rainbow colors was destroyed in a fire early on Tuesday.

Watch: Margaret Cho Celebrates the It Gets Better Project's 10th Anniversary

Watch: Margaret Cho Celebrates the It Gets Better Project's 10th Anniversary

Mar 24, 2021

It Gets Better Project returns with another round of 10-Year Anniversary video series "10 Years Better," with comedian and actress Margaret Cho.

New Poll: GOP Support Up for Same-Sex Marriage

New Poll: GOP Support Up for Same-Sex Marriage

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 23, 2021

A majority of Republicans now support same-sex marriage, according to a new poll from Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), released on Tuesday.

Openly Gay North Korean Defector Finds Love, Plans to Marry

Openly Gay North Korean Defector Finds Love, Plans to Marry

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 23, 2021

After defecting North Korea 25 years ago, Jang Yeong-jin has found love and plans to marry his new American boyfriend this year.

Companies Selling Pride Gear Mum on Anti-LGBTQ Chinese Court Ruling

Companies Selling Pride Gear Mum on Anti-LGBTQ Chinese Court Ruling

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 22, 2021

American companies marketing Pride merchandise to LGBT people are silent about Chinese courts that upheld a textbook's description of homosexuality as a "psychological disorder."

Watch: 'Mean Girls' Star Daniel Franzese Says He Was Fired From University for Being Gay

Watch: 'Mean Girls' Star Daniel Franzese Says He Was Fired From University for Being Gay

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 22, 2021

In a new YouTube video, Daniel Franzese said Ohio-based Walsh University fired him for being gay.

Pride In London Chairs Resign Following Accounts of Bullying and Racism

Pride In London Chairs Resign Following Accounts of Bullying and Racism

By Brendan Walker | Mar 19, 2021

According to Yahoo News, Pride In London has announced two of its co-chairs and five most senior staff will resign from their posts following horrific accounts of racism and bullying.

GLAAD Announce Guests for 32nd Media Awards

GLAAD Announce Guests for 32nd Media Awards

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 19, 2021

Today, GLAAD announced special guests that will take part in the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. In an exclusive partnership with Google, this year's Media Awards will premiere on GLAAD's YouTube channel on Thursday, April 8 at 8pm eastern time.

What Does Queer Mean to Anderson Cooper?

What Does Queer Mean to Anderson Cooper?

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 17, 2021

In response to a viewer question, Anderson Cooper discussed what the word "queer" means to him during the "Ask Anderson Anything" segment of his show "Full Circle."

Speed Skater Conor McDermott-Mostowy Comes Out as Gay

Speed Skater Conor McDermott-Mostowy Comes Out as Gay

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 16, 2021

Conor McDermott-Mostowy, a rising star in speed-skating, has come out... but in a more subtle way than perhaps what we might be accustomed to from public figures: By just being himself.

Amazon Responds to Indignant GOP Senators Over Removal of Anti-Trans Book

Amazon Responds to Indignant GOP Senators Over Removal of Anti-Trans Book

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 12, 2021

In response to indignant GOP Senators who believe the corporate magnate is hostile to conservatives, Amazon said it has pulled a book from its platform that "frames LGBTQ+ identity as a mental illness."

Conversion Therapy Church Cannot Sue Vimeo, Court Rules

Conversion Therapy Church Cannot Sue Vimeo, Court Rules

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 11, 2021

Church United cannot sue Vimeo Inc. for having its account deleted after promoting conversion therapy, a federal appeals court in New York ruled.

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