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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...

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...

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...

This Is Why the Future Will Be Queer

More than half of Generation Z (age 13 to 20) does not identify as strictly heterosexual. Whereas 65% of Millennials consider themselves completely heterosexual, only 48% of Gen Z...

When Porn Is the Family Business? Make a Doc about It

Circus of Books was much more than a hardcore adult bookstore; it was a piece of history. It was also a rite of passage for many young gay men in the era before the internet made...

From the Silver Screen to Your Flatscreen: Here’s the Latest in Gay Cinema

At the beach, you’ll want to curl up with a good book. But later, how about a trip to the movies, or a stay-at-home night with a glass of wine and something to provide All...

This is How Gay Actor Kevin Spacey Beat Sexual Assault Charges

Prosecutors in Nantucket have dropped the groping case against gay actor Kevin Spacey. The former House of Cards star was facing a felony charge of indecent assault and battery...

This Is What’s Queer about the 2019 Emmy Awards Nominations

Though we’ve still got months before big screen awards season heats up, TV gets its big night September 22. Some of last year’s big LGBTQ-themed winners included The...

“Queering the Script”: Where My Minority Lesbians of Color At?

As the Outfest films roll out in LA this week, Queering the Script is sure to sharpen the festival’s focus. In its 93 minutes, this Canadian documentary written and directed...

This is Gay History 101: “50 Years After Stonewall”

In the heart of the meatpacking district, Fort Gansevoort presents “A Look Back: 50 Years After Stonewall.” Through a variety of mediums, Visitors are treated to a...