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Will This Be the Largest Rainbow Flag Celebrating WorldPride?

FDR Four Freedoms State Park will play host to an enormous Pride Flag in celebration of WorldPride and Stonewall 50. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor were...

This Is Why More Christians Now Support LGBTQ Relationships

Research done by the PEW Research Center on Religion shows 54% of all church-going Christians now believe society should accept LGBTQ relationships. Here’s how that...

What It’s Like to Be Best Friends with Your Gay Dad

Long before Dan Savage was a dad to D.J., Cheyenne Jackson to Willow, or Ricky Martin to Valentino, there was Paul Galluccio and Pamela. Why You Should Know Paul Galluccio Over...

When Your Sister Turns Out to Secretly be a Superhero

For our pride issue, I wanted to share the role that’s made me proudest in life: being a big brother to my sister Barbara, who is virtually indestructible. Meet my family:...

These Are 6 Celebs Boosting Life-Changing Groups for Pride

How can a company that cares recognize the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and WorldPride NYC? Unilever is partnering six celebrity activists with six NYC-based...

Ryan Murphy Heads Back to the Ballroom for Season 2 of “Pose”

Pose is personal for series creator Ryan Murphy. Murphy has so far been tight-lipped about happens next his behind-the-ballroom drama. All anyone’s been permitted to say...

This is Where the Struggle for LGBTQ Equal Rights is Today

As we roll into Pride 2019 — the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and the first time WorldPride has made it to American shores, we assess where we are as a movement....

“Rocketman”: A Feast for the Eyes and Ears — with Gay Sex

For months, there were reports that studio execs wanted to tone down the gay sex in the Elton John biopic, Rocketman. They lost, and that’s at least one of the elements that...

Do You Know the Late Gay Lyricist Behind “Aladdin”?

Lyricist Howard Ashman is the unsung hero who helped create the contemporary Disney musical. He was also gay and died of AIDS at 40. Most of his many awards and nominations? They...

Scruff CEO: App Users Have a Right to Privacy Protections

Just as dating apps changed the way men connect, laws and consumer pressure is changing the way apps work to protect their user base. According to Scruff CEO Eric Sliverberg,...

We Get Down and Dirty with Nasty Pig CEO David Lauterstein

David Lauterstein fancies himself a poet. He’s also the CEO of Nasty Pig and presides over one the most recognizable gay men’s gear brands in the world today. In...

This is Why the Equality Act Should Make You Mad

Supporters of the Equality Act have spent the last few hours congratulating themselves. They should get over it. The legislation passed Friday by the House seeks to protect LGBTQ...