Gage Skidmore, via FlickrThousands took to social media, and the appreciation for “Uncle George” has become one of the most heartwarming moments this Father’s Day.
Senators call for the federal government to apologize for past anti-LGBTQ policies
Senate DemocratsThe resolution acknowledges that at least 100,000 people and their families fell victim to anti-LGBTQ discrimination and prejudice practiced by the federal government.
Pride in Pictures: Why I volunteer
Jonathan GaulToo many LGBTQ+ individuals live in fear of rejection, ridicule, or fear for their own safety at home. I’ve seen PFLAG change that for so many.
The White House installs an exhibit with LGBTQ artifacts & history for Pride Month
Screenshot/TwitterIt’s the first known public display of artifacts and items dedicated to the LGBTQ community physically installed at the historic building.
Mexico’s soccer team is begging fans to stop chanting homophobic slurs at their games
ShutterstockAfter receiving one of the toughest punishment from FIFA in recent years, Mexico’s team president scolded fans: “To those who think it’s fun to yell it out, I have news for you. It’s not.”
Driver of a pickup truck veers into crowd at Pride parade & leaves at least one dead
Screenshot/TwitterBREAKING: A pickup truck ran over at least two people at a Pride parade in Florida, narrowly missed a vehicle carrying Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Don’t just sing for Juneteenth. Commit to ending the racism that made it necessary.
ShutterstockLawmakers like Joe Manchin should stop singing along to “We Shall Overcome,” and try passing legislation toward real and lasting change, so people actually can overcome.
Paris Jackson says her family still doesn’t talk about her sexuality because it’s “taboo”
Shutterstock“What people think about me isn’t my business… but there were moments where it was really hard, and, like, you feel alone. You feel kind of excluded,” Paris said in a sit-down with Willow Smith.
Pride in Pictures: Showing my rainbow colors
Kim FountainSince the Pride parade was cancelled, I wanted to show my rainbow colors.
You should consider some things if you are going to “celebrate” Juneteenth
ShutterstockJuneteenth becoming a national holiday seems like a good thing, but think of how we commodify holidays like MLK Day and Memorial Day now.