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What Happened to Halston? A New CNN Doc Explores the Legend

The Halston name blazed across the 1970s like a comet on a cloudless night. After designing Jackie Kennedy’s signature pillbox hat for JFK’s inaugural, his innovative...

This Is What LGBTQ Heads of State Look Like

Many heads of state throughout the ancient world were openly LGBTQ. Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, India, Asia Minor, and what’s now Italy all had LGBTQ leaders. But...

Ask Daddy: This is Why I Hate the Way Gay Men Chat Online

Ask Your Daddy is an advice column for LGBTQ readers with questions relating to sexuality, morality, coming out or navigating relationships. And always remember, the best advice...

This is How to Make Your LGBTQ Destination Wedding Unforgettable

Gone are the days when weddings need to be traditional church events followed by French style service on crisp white linens. Couples have been branching out to locations like...

This is How You Can End AIDS — and Look Fabulous in a Red Dress

If you’re looking to make a difference in the fight against AIDS, take some advice from the late David Bowie: Put on your red dress, then spin your blues away. You’ll...

Wait No More: Lesbian Poet Kaitlyn Finn Publishes “I Wrote This 4 u”

Sponsored Content Poet Kaitlyn Finn grew up in a small town in Washington State, and at the time it wasn’t “okay” to be out. “It’s gotten a lot better now,”...

This is the Mystery Girl Who Helped Create the Rainbow Flag

Not many know how a straight woman helped make the rainbow flag an LGBT reality. Now Lynn Segerblom is finally getting some long-deserved recognition for her part in bringing the...

Ask Daddy: This is How to Pick Your Identity in the Gay World

In our weekly advice column, Ask Gay Daddy, Kevin responds to a young adult who knows what he likes, but isn’t sure what role suits him best. Dear Daddy, I’m writing...

This Is What’s It Like To Be Out and Proud in the UK

Are you proud? Offering an answer might be easy for some, but a new film is exploring the tough complications that divide the LGBTQ community – through its history in the...

This Is What We Know about the 1973 Gay Bar Arson That Killed 30

In 1973, a New Orleans gay bar called Up Stairs was set ablaze by an arsonist, and the resulting fire killed 32 people. Decades before the PULSE nightclub massacre took 49...

Daddy Says: This is Why Your Gay Friends Can Be So Nasty

In our weekly advice column, Go Ask Daddy, Kevin grapples with the snark and cattiness that gay men often display, and how to deal with those comments when you become their...

This Is How LGBTQ Mentors Are Changing Lives

Mentoring is one of the best ways to boost your career development. Now WorldPride is partnering with WERKIN to make mentors accessible within the LGBTQ community. But what...