Month: June 2019

New York City Will Light 12 Iconic Buildings In Rainbow Colors For World Pride

This month, more than a dozen structures—including iconic buildings like the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center—will be lighting up in rainbow colors in recognition of WorldPride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. The city is expecting over four million international visitors to take part in the WorldPride […] The post New York […]

Gay Mormon Republican Nathan Ivie Feels ‘Free’ Since Coming Out

Mormon and Republican lawmaker Nathan Ivie has said he finally feels “free” after coming out as gay in an emotional video last month. The 40-year-old Utah county commissioner went viral last month when he posted a video online in which he spoke of his struggle in coming to terms with his sexuality. […] The post Gay Mormon […]

Marvel Studios President Promises ‘More Prominent’ LGBTQ Superheroes in The MCU

Kevin Feige addressed the brief gay cameo in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has promised ‘more prominent’ LGBTQ superheroes will be introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe ‘soon’. During the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame, co-producer Joe Russo made a cameo as the first openly gay character in the MCU. […] The post Marvel Studios […]

NBA Star Dwyane Wade Says It’s His “Job As a Father” to Support Gay Son at Pride

The NBA star received heaps of praise in April when he supported his son at Miami Pride. Former NBA star Dwyane Wade melted hearts earlier this year when he proudly supported his gay son, Zion, who was attending Miami Pride. Although Dwyane couldn’t be there in person, he sent lots […] The post NBA Star […]

New York Becomes The Sixth State to Bar Gay & Transgender ‘Panic’ Defenses for Murder

The admission of a hate crime should never be an excuse for it. The New York legislators have passed a ban on Wednesday, barring the use of “gay panic” and “transgender panic” defenses in murder cases within the state. Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the bill. With this move, New […] The post New York […]

Justice Clarence Thomas Hints Supreme Court Could Overturn Marriage Equality Ruling

Conservatives have set their sights on overturning legal precedent like gay marriage. Republican lawmakers have been trying to get the marriage equality ruling back in front of the Supreme Court, and now they’ve been given a clear signal from a justice that there is some internal support of their efforts. Justice […] The post Justice Clarence […]

How Gay Couples Respond When Asked “Which One is The Man in Which is The Woman?”

It’s a question many get asked at one point or another, usually by people who can’t see past gender norms: “Which one of you is the man, and which one of you is the woman?” But how should one respond? On Reddit, commenters had tons of ideas. “Say neither and then […] The post How Gay […]

Short film exploring open relationships nominated for Palm Springs award

How far would you go to save your relationship? A short film exploring the issues around open LGBTI relationships has been nominated for a Palm Springs International ShortFest award. Hank, by Chinese writer/director Hongyu Li, follows the story of a married gay man, scared of losing his relationship. His partner […] The post Short film […]

Pulse Survivor Encourages Reflection of Resilience

For the past three years, Christopher Hansen’s face and story have become tied to a tragedy in Orlando. Now he wants to turn today into a celebration of the LGBTQ community’s strength. Hansen became one of the most widely known survivors of the Pulse shooting, captured on film wearing an American flag […] The post Pulse Survivor […]

Capital Pride, the pride celebration in Washington, DC, cancelled its parade after participants thought they heard gunfire, causing panic to find safety Saturday afternoon. Multiple injuries were sustained in the resulting scuffle. The event, which steps off in DuPont Circle, was meant to trail about a mile and a half […] The post DC Pride […]