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Pride, Inside

Pride, Inside

Many are struggling to figure out how to honor Pride this year. "To be honest, it's difficult to celebrate Pride when I'm also mourning the deaths of Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and so many others lost to police brutality and white supremacy," notes A.L. Major, a writer based in Oakland, California, in a…
Black Pride Events Save LGBTQ+ Lives. Now What?

Black Pride Events Save LGBTQ+ Lives. Now What?

But now, perhaps when it’s needed the most, the coronavirus pandemic threatens the existence of Black PRIDE. Out of 25 Black PRIDE organizations partnered with Center for Black Equity — a national nonprofit focused on the mentorship and fostering of resources for Black PRIDE organizations in the United States — eight have cancelled Black PRIDE…
San Francisco Pride voted to ban Google and YouTube from its parade

San Francisco Pride voted to ban Google and YouTube from its parade

Google and YouTube may no longer be welcome at one of the world’s largest LGBTQ Pride Parades. Last week, members of the organization San Francisco Pride (SF Pride) voted to ban Google from participating in future celebrations, saying that the company doesn’t do enough to protect LGBTQ persons on its platforms, particularly those who are…
10 Bold, Bright Rainbow Manicures To Celebrate Pride

10 Bold, Bright Rainbow Manicures To Celebrate Pride

Back then, the flag also included pink and turquoise; it wasn't until 1979, when pink dye was found to be too expensive and turquoise got cut after the committee organizing the 1979 Gay Freedom Day Parade wanted to split the colors evenly to fly the flag in two halves, that it became the iconic ROYGBV…
Acceptance rates of LGBTQ2 people declining among U.S. millennials: survey

Acceptance rates of LGBTQ2 people declining among U.S. millennials: survey

A recent survey found young people in the United States are feeling less comfortable around LGBTQ2 people than they were last year. According to researchers at the Harris Poll, who conducted the survey on behalf of GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), this is the second year acceptance rates have dropped among people aged 18…
Shangela On Pride: “Remember, The Work Is Not Over”

Shangela On Pride: “Remember, The Work Is Not Over”

This year, Shangela will emcee the first annual Love Above All Ball, a philanthropic, black-tie gala held at the Rainbow Room on Friday, June 28. The night will feature performances from Marina, Betty Who, and magician Adam Cardone, as well as DJ sets by Casey Spooner, Nicky Siano, and Miss Guy. It’s one of the…
Drag Queens Dish On Their Favorite Glitter Makeup Products For Pride

Drag Queens Dish On Their Favorite Glitter Makeup Products For Pride

Heeding Meatball's warning, we spoke with drag performers from coast to coast for their advice on the best glitter makeup products, how they get them to stick, and their no-nonsense methods of getting them off at the end of a long, sweaty day, ahead.
From Stonewall To Pride 50: The History Of The Pride Parade

From Stonewall To Pride 50: The History Of The Pride Parade

After the parade was planned, they still needed to work out the details. After disagreeing about who would lead the parade, organizers decided that a member from each group would have one representative at the front of the march. After much debate, they settled on a chant that went, “Say it clear, say it loud.…
9 Bold, Bright Rainbow Manicures To Celebrate Pride

9 Bold, Bright Rainbow Manicures To Celebrate Pride

Back then, the flag also included pink and turquoise; it wasn't until 1979, when pink dye was found to be too expensive and turquoise got cut after the committee organizing the 1979 Gay Freedom Day Parade wanted to split the colors evenly to fly the flag in two halves, that it became the iconic ROYGBV…
These Beauty Brands Are Supporting Pride In The Best Way Possible

These Beauty Brands Are Supporting Pride In The Best Way Possible

The LGBTQ+ community has been hugely influential in the beauty world as brand founders, professional artists, and trendsetters. So, to show support, several brands are creating limited-edition lipsticks or special makeup collections to honor Pride. And while some companies just slap a rainbow label onto their beloved products and call it a day, the brands…

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