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August 16, 2019

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Pride Journey: St. Louis
The last time I was in St. Louis I was still in my 20s, and I had the energy to party all night.

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Our wedding made LGBT history in Costa Rica
How a clerical error led to the first legal gay marriage in Costa Rica

August 10, 2019

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Danica Roem, Trans History Maker, Fights Another Anti-LGBT Candidate—and Their Donors—in Virginia
As we exclusively reveal the donors to Danica Roem’s anti-LGBTQ opponent, Kelly McGinn, in Virginia’s 13th District, Roem reveals her plan to win and continue in the job she loves.

August 09, 2019

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Lost Proust stories of homosexual love finally published
Written in the late 1890s but held back from publication, the nine tales in Le Mystérieux Correspondant are due out this autumn

August 08, 2019

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'The Boulet Brothers Dragula' Season 3 to Launch on Amazon Prime Tuesday, August 27
The hit underground show The Boulet Brothers Dragula is making the jump from web series to one of the world's largest streaming platforms for the third season of the show. The highly anticipated new s...

August 04, 2019

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A gay Canadian referee on why homophobia almost drove him out of professional hockey
Andrea "Dre" Barone has loved playing hockey since he was a little kid. But the sport has not always loved him back. He has been subjected to abusive homophobic comments, which first left hi...

July 27, 2019

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Out at the Fair group invites LGBTQ community to the fairgrounds on Sunday
The celebratory day comes on the heels of a May vote by the OC Fair Board to fly the rainbow pride flag year-round at the state-owned fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.

July 26, 2019

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Recovering Queer History in Indianapolis
The Preserve Indy Initiative is formally acknowledging the LGBT significance of over 100 locations in historic districts throughout Indianapolis.

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Meet the Berlin Pride co-founder continuing the fight for LGBTQ+ rights
As Berlin gets ready to host its gay pride celebration on July 27th, The Local spoke to Bernd Gaiser, one of the founders of Christopher Street Day (CSD), to trace the roots of pride in Germany.

July 23, 2019

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Election of gay lawmaker in Japan spurs hopes for same-sex marriage
Taiga Ishikawa said he believes same-sex marriage will be legalised during his six-year term

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In Poland, simmering anti-LGBTQ sentiment boils over into violence
A mob of right-wing Poles has attacked a pride march in the town of Bialystok, one of several areas declaring themselves to be LGBTQ-free. The incident represents the realization of the fears of the U...

July 19, 2019

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New Orleans Celebrates WorldPride in New York
New Orleans joined the WorldPride 2019 celebration in New York City because we always welcome and embrace our LGBT travelers.

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Gary Saperstein goes big and solo with the 2019 Gay Wine Weekend
“We still face discrimination and homophobia every single day and until that ends we need to bring our community together and celebrate who we are,” he said.

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This is What It's Like to be Internet Sensation Davey Wavey Now
Influencer Davey Wavey's new mission: to teach his millions of fans and followers how to better connect — and live their best sex lives.

July 18, 2019

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‘The Gay Footballer,’ Real or Not, Challenges English Soccer to Champion LGBT Equality
On Twitter “The Gay Footballer” claims to be an English pro-soccer player about to come out. That he’d be one of a kind shows how urgently change is needed in “the beautiful game.”

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New LGBT Center Coming to Greensboro
Members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community in Greensboro will soon have a new place to gather. The new center will be larger and more current than the current center, and boasts more accessibility wit...

July 16, 2019

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Citigroup to offer health insurance, relocation expenses to live-in partners of straight, LGBT employees
Most companies do not provide insurance cover to unmarried or live-in partners of heterosexual employees as the legal status and rights of unmarried couples are yet to be clearly defined in the Indian...

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Gay and Once Divorced, a Canadian Rabbi Broadens Judaism’s Tent
Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, a Rhodes scholar who leads a Montreal synagogue, has won over many skeptics. Even a local Orthodox rabbi said, “Rabbi Grushcow is my rabbi.”

July 11, 2019

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Interview: Hong Kong transgender doctor on discrimination in the workplace
Andie Wu speaks out about the challenges of navigating the Hong Kong workplace as a transgender individual and the importance of gender recognition

July 10, 2019

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Pride Journey: Providence, Rhode Island
Being a proud gay journalist, I’ve travelled to dozens of pride events around the world. From São Paulo to Nashville, I’ve seen just about everything. But, the one thing I had never seen was a night-t...

July 09, 2019

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How Amazon’s Twitch protects its LGBT community from online harassment
Livestreaming platform Twitch is working to carve out a safer space for its users. It’s particularly mindful of its minority members.

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'Shout queer!' The museums bringing LGBT artifacts out of the closet
From Michelangelo’s David to a Hindu deity, cultural institutions are digging into their vaults to display once-hidden objects of same-sex desire and gender nonconformity

July 06, 2019

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Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China
Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other direction

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Pride Power List: Sir Ian McKellen and Munroe Bergdorf among top 100 celebrated LGBT+ people
On Saturday 6 July, the capital commemorates Pride in London – celebrating the lives, achievements, history and future of the LGBT+ community.

July 02, 2019

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My Brother, Don Zarda, Was Fired After Revealing He Was Gay
Don Zarda died before his discrimination case reached the Supreme Court. His sister and his partner have kept the case moving on his behalf.

July 01, 2019

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‘Everybody Ain’t Surfing This Rainbow Wave’: Why Divisions Endure in Gay Rights
In the 50 years since Stonewall, many strides have been made. But for gay people of color, the battle for equal rights isn’t over.

June 24, 2019

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How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion
‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some vague concept of gay liberation.’

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"Art After Stonewall" and the Promise of Queer Photography
Joan E. Biren’s images from the ’70s and ’80s—which appear in the new exhibit “Art After Stonewall”—reflect an effort to document and encourage lesbian love.

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LGBT-friendly bars to drink at in New Orleans: Gambit's Big Bar Guide 2019
Somewhere under the rainbow.

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Pride Month 2019: The best LGBTQ+ arts and theatre events this Pride in London
It's 50 years this month since members of the queer community in New York rose up to fight for their rights after a police raid on their favourite drinking hole, the Stonewall Inn.

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Gay Pride parade engulfs Sao Paulo despite unease over Brazil's conservative turn
One of the world's largest LGBT Pride parades took center stage in Sao Paulo on Sunday with the carnivalesque festivities tinged with unease over Brazil's conservative political climate under Presiden...

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Stories of Stonewall: How the LGBTQ rebellion left a legacy
“How could anyone have imagined that going out for a night would end up being history?”

June 22, 2019

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Kendra Walker: Fighting For Women of Color
As someone who didn't find many safe places for queer women of color, Kendra Walker took the fight into her own hands and created Lesbians of Color. This is her story.

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Popular LGBT bar closing as downtown Las Vegas rents rise
The longest continually running LGBT bar in Las Vegas closes Saturday, three weeks into Pride month. Bastille on 3rd, or Snick’s Place, has been open since 1976.

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Identity's Phyllis Rhodes: The Grande Dame of the Anchorage gay community 
I’m having a beer with my friend Phyllis Rhodes. Scratch that. I am fan-girling on Phyllis Rhodes because she let me buy her a beer. A gay icon in this city. I don’t just say that to blow smoke up her...

June 17, 2019

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YouTuber Eugene Lee Yang Comes Out as Gay in Emotional Dance Video
"I promise to give my full truth in the rest of my life's work."

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Denver PrideFest 2019: Thousands march in parade marking 50th anniversary of Stonewall
Thousands of people gathered in downtown Denver on Sunday morning to watch the Denver Pride Parade that marched from Cheesman Park down Colfax Avenue to the steps of the rainbow-flag-emblazoned capito...

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Top Gear sprays LGBT pride flag on cars used in Brunei filming
Motoring show makes gesture after hearing of country’s threat to punish gay sex with death by stoning

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50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

June 16, 2019

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Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence
After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be bold

June 15, 2019

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CenterLink CEO Named to South Florida Gay News OUT50
The LGBT center movement is alive and well with new ones popping up in communities around the U.S. Their success is due in part to CenterLink and the leadership of its CEO Lora Tucker.

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Meet MSU’s new LBGT Resource Center director
Days after commencement, Michigan State University hired Jesse Beal to take on the position of director for the LBGT Resource Center.

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First Look: The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland is so marvelous you can’t miss it — and that’s the point. Located in the Gordon Square Arts District across the street from its former basement location,...

June 14, 2019

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Why I’m Going to the Iowa City Pride Parade
Everyone in the LGBTQIA+ community, but in particular trans people, are facing a lot of pushback against our existence under the current administration. Nationally, healthcare providers who don’t want...

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JetBlue and RuPaul’s Drag Race Bring It to The Runway for World Pride as New York’s Hometown Airline Celebrates Ongoing Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
JetBlue – the Official Airline of Fierce – and RuPaul’s Drag Race Proudly Present Newly Named “Shantay Blue Stay” Aircraft and Fabulous Inflight Feature Video - JetBlue Honors its Commitment to the LG...

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Toast 50 Years of LGBTQIA Liberation and the Anniversary of Stonewall Uprising with WorldPride Benefit Brunch & Open Bar
One celebration not to miss is the 50th NYC Pride March, which takes place on Sunday, June 30, 2019, and commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising. UPLYFT Now, a Brooklyn-based ...

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Palm Springs named world's top spot for LGBT seniors to visit, retire
What some may find surprising is that Palm Springs recently was named the world’s best place for LGBTQ seniors to travel to or retire. Other cities on the list, which was created by AARP Travel Center...

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Portland's Q Center experiences a revival with a new pitch: Inclusivity
At its lowest point, Portland’s Q Center was viewed as a microcosm for white-led gentrification overrunning the historically African-American Boise neighborhood in North Portland. 

June 12, 2019

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Louisville Flying High During Colorful Pride Week
Inaugural Rainbow Flags Soaring Over Metro Hall Unite Community -  Louisville’s Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the N...

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Office Hours: LGBTQ+ Representation And Visibility
This is a discussion-based workshop that aligns industry leaders with mentees in intimate micro-mentorship sessions to dissect the complexities of LGBTQ+ inclusion across media, business, and culture....

June 10, 2019

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Digging Into the Messy History of “Latinx” Helped Me Embrace My Complex Identity
In June 2016, a Muslim American man entered Orlando’s Pulse nightclub during its weekly Latin Night and gunned down 49 people, most of them gay or bisexual. In the dizzying aftermath of the tragedy, I...

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Most LGBT-friendly places to retire in America
These U.S. cities have various positives for LGBT retirees, like a strong gay population, an affordable cost of living and a high score with the Human Rights Campaign's Equality Index.

June 09, 2019

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Trading the Noisy Gay Bar Scene for the Knitting Circle
Many gay men in New York are looking for alternative ways to socialize. A look at the surprising revival of the knitting circle.

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50 Years Since Stonewall, Transgender People Are Still Fighting for Their Lives
The 50 years since Stonewall—where trans people were on the frontline—has seen progress and backlash, with the Trump administration determined to pursue policies of discrimination.

June 08, 2019

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Buttigieg urges LGBTQ to turn differences into social change
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told an audience in Iowa on Friday that coming out as gay has empowered him in a way he did not anticipate, and he called on others to harness their di...

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34 Beautiful LGBTQ Wedding Photos That Are Overflowing With Love
Here come the happy tears! The beginning of June marks the start of Pride Month, a time dedicated to honoring the LGBTQ community.

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Americans’ views flipped on gay rights. How did minds change so quickly?
Fifty years after the Stonewall riots, the transformation in attitudes toward gay people stands out among social movements, researchers say.

June 07, 2019

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Dallas Pride Parades On
This year's Dallas Pride Parade was held in the beautiful setting at Fair Park. Photos by Melissa Hennings

June 06, 2019

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Where to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month in California
California’s history of LGBTQ activism runs deep. The first LGBTQ business association was founded here in 1962; Laguna Beach was the first city in the U.S. to elect an openly gay mayor; even the icon...

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Laguna Beach for LGBT Travel
A historic arts colony with a long-established gay community, Laguna Beach is Orange County’s leading LGBT city. Stay in such gay-friendly spots as the Surf and Sand Resort, a spectacular oceanfront l...

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Gay Pride Month: Three openly gay winemakers tell their stories
In celebration of Gay Pride Month, we tell the story of three openly gay vintner/winemakers.

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Aiming for "Pride Without Prejudice": A Gay Hollywood Agent's Personal Story
On the 50th anniversary of the NYC Stonewall riots, which launched the gay-rights movement, ICM founding partner Chuck James recounts his career as an at-first-closeted insider, from the William Morri...

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SF's First Black-Owned Gay Bar Offered Refuge from Racism in the '90s Queer Scene
Racism at gay bars prompted Rodney Barnette to open the Eagle Creek Saloon, a story his daughter Sadie Barnette is resurfacing at the Lab.

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Best Drinks for Summer: Vodka Rose Punch Recipe for a Pride Party
How to make Pay It No Mind Punch, a group-ready riff on the vodka soda that’s infused with peach tea and bubbling with ferocious energy—and sparkling wine—in honor of LGBTQ+ trailblazer Marsha P. John...

June 05, 2019

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#Pride50: Toby Jenkins — Oklahomans for Equality CEO
LGBTQ advocate Toby Jenkins served for 16 years as a Baptist minister but couldn’t “pray the gay away.” He also didn’t want to leave his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Instead, he stayed in America’s heartl...

June 04, 2019

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Baseball has an inclusion problem
Last August, I attended my first LGBTQ Pride Night at New York's Citi Field. Queued in the blazing heat to see the Mets play the Atlanta Braves, fans were handed rainbow flags to take into the park. Y...

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Hunky's: a safe space during the dark days of the AIDS crisis + damn good burgers
Hunky’s, with its cheeky name and delicious burgers, was one of the first gay hangouts in Dallas that wasn’t a bar or club.

June 03, 2019

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Activist Niecee X Prepares for Revolution With Vegan Restaurant and Bookstore
It’s a dim day in Dallas when Niecee X turns off the rain-swept streets into the parking lot of Desta, an East Dallas Ethiopian restaurant. The eatery is a typical haunt for the 29-year-old Niecee X, ...

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Through the doors of the Q Center
 Through the doors of the Q Center - ‘We enter the conversation of justice through the lens of sexuality and gender’

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Pride march celebrates LGBT community in Waterloo region
The event capped off more than a week of celebrations hosted by tri-Pride, a non-profit LGBTQ organization that hosts pride events across Waterloo region.

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New York State WorldPride Welcome Center to open right near historic Stonewall Inn
The LGBT Community Center Executive Director Glennda Testone also acknowledges the significance of WorldPride being held in NYC this year.

June 02, 2019

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Gayming Magazine to Help The LGBTQ+ Community Level Up!
Gayming Magazine will be the go-to online resource for the LGBTQ+ video game community, providing news, reviews and stories about the video games world. The online magazine was introduced to industry ...

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Thousands expected as Sonoma County Pride festival begins
About 4,500 people are expected at the three-day event to kick off Pride Month in June. The festival includes a Saturday parade through downtown Santa Rosa.

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Santa Monica Goes Big at Its First Pride Celebration
The inspiration for SaMo Pride, Downtown Santa Monica’s first Pride celebration came from an unexpected source—their holiday lights. During the 2018 holiday season, they installed a rainbow of colored...

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South Korea's pride parade marks 20 years in blaze of colour

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