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July 11, 2017

Small town, big pride: Erie, Pennsylvania

Strength in numbers in the lakefront city.

Could Trace Lysette become the first out trans primetime Emmy-winning actor?

"We need the next generation to see that yes, that glass ceiling can be broken."

The case for why all Starbucks baristas deserve equal parental leave

The company prides itself on its commitment to diversity, but its parental leave policies don't honor that commitment.

A brief history of the gayest places in America — and how they came to be

From the dunes of the Cape to ritzy Palm Springs, here's how these destinations became gay meccas across the United States.

Small city, big pride: Inside the vibrant LGBTQ community of Boise, Idaho

Love, light and bright futures in the beautiful City of Trees.
June 30, 2017

When it comes to good hospitality, bathrooms are just as important as the food

"Every change we make serves to make our guests feel more comfortable."

Philadelphia's queer people of color have fought racism for years. Now the city is paying attention.

Before the black and brown pride flag stripes, queer activists of color worked to bring racial inclusion to Philadlephia's Gayborhood.

This small town hosts a pride celebration in a sea of red

How a Midwestern town found a rainbow in a sea of red.

Support for same-sex marriage hits a high point, even among those previously opposed to it

A majority of baby boomers and African-Americans, who had expressed strong opposition in recent years, now favor marriage equality.

Justin Trudeau had the time of his life marching in Toronto's pride parade 

And with a rainbow maple leaf tattoo to boot.
June 26, 2017

From NYC to Toronto to Seattle to St. Pete: The Babadook's presence at Pride proved unavoidable

The Babadook has become the belle of the Pride ball.

8 of the biggest moments from the 48th NYC LGBTQ Pride March

The biggest Pride event in the world was a sight to behold.

Trans firefighter serving as grand marshal for NYC Pride March shares powerful story on Instagram

"As a trans woman, it was a supremely difficult experience trying to find safe spaces, acceptance and love in society," Guinan said.

New York politicians used NYC Pride to stand with LGBTQ people in their fight against oppression

Politicians used 2017 New York City Pride to assure LGBTQ people that they would stand for their rights.

There are more than 160,000 US businesses with gender-neutral restrooms

Yelp has been collecting data on gender neutral bathrooms since March.
June 23, 2017

New York City has its very own Laverne Cox Day, and this speech shows why

The award-winning actress issued a rousing call to action in New York City on Thursday.

Germany dismisses gay men's convictions under anti-gay law, offers compensation

Germany's decision follows a similar decision made by England in January.

It doesn't matter who wins 'RuPaul's Drag Race' because nobody is losing

Getting the RuPaul stamp of approval is a career boost, crown or no crown.

Nike recognizes voguing as a sport in its new #BeTrue Pride ad with vogue legend Leiomy Maldonado

In the ad, Maldonado is seen dancing and training with other vogue dancers.

Meet Pasha Zalutski, Russia's first — and only — out gay comedian

Courageous and quick-witted, 35-year-old Zalutski has Russian's in stitches.