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Palm Springs Pride 2020 To Celebrate Under the Theme  Exist. Resist. Persist.

Palm Springs Pride 2020 To Celebrate Under the Theme Exist. Resist. Persist.

Oct 21, 2020

Pride Week is November 6-8 in Palm Springs. The Palm Springs Pride organization is encouraging the community to come together in solidarity under the theme Exist. Resist. Persist.

'X Factor' Winner Dalton Harris Comes Out as Pansexual

'X Factor' Winner Dalton Harris Comes Out as Pansexual

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

Dalton Harris, winner of the U.K.'s "The X Factor" Season 15 in 2008, appears to have come out as pansexual over the weekend.

2020 Deadliest Year on Record for Trans Community

2020 Deadliest Year on Record for Trans Community

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

2020 is the deadliest year on record for the transgender community.

South Australia Moves to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

South Australia Moves to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

South Australia has moved forward with a bill to revoke "gay panic" as a defense in court for perpetrators of anti-LGBTQ crimes.

Gus Kenworthy Opens Up About Depression, Suicide in New Interview

Gus Kenworthy Opens Up About Depression, Suicide in New Interview

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 15, 2020

In a new interview, out Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy discusses his struggles with depression and suicide before coming out.

'Mr. Gay England' Trans Finalist Targeted  by Anti-Trans LGB Alliance

'Mr. Gay England' Trans Finalist Targeted by Anti-Trans LGB Alliance

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 14, 2020

Chiyo Gomes, a 24-year-old drag artist and transgender finalist for Mr. Gay England, has been on the receiving end of attacks by the LGB Alliance, an extreme trans-exclusionary group.

Watch: Conservative New Zealand Activist Tells Gay Dad He'll Cause Child 'Emotional Damage'

Watch: Conservative New Zealand Activist Tells Gay Dad He'll Cause Child 'Emotional Damage'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 14, 2020

In a video gone viral, a right-wing activist for New Zealand's New Conservative Party told a gay couple that they will cause their child "emotional damage."

Trump's Initiative to Decriminalize Homosexuality Worldwide Labeled 'Smoke and Mirrors'

Trump's Initiative to Decriminalize Homosexuality Worldwide Labeled 'Smoke and Mirrors'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 13, 2020

Openly gay former diplomat and political adviser Richard Grenell's claim that President Trump helped legalize homosexuality internationally is provably false according to LGBTQ activists.

Watch: 'We Got You' - NFL Players Support LGBTQ Teammates in 'Coming Out Day' PSA

Watch: 'We Got You' - NFL Players Support LGBTQ Teammates in 'Coming Out Day' PSA

Oct 12, 2020

The NFL has launched a series of initiatives associated with LGBTQ History Month, which includes National Coming Out Day on Sunday and Spirit Day on Thursday. Watch the Coming Out Day video below.

Watch: Oreo and PFLAG Team for Short Film and Limited Edition Rainbow Cookies

Watch: Oreo and PFLAG Team for Short Film and Limited Edition Rainbow Cookies

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 10, 2020

In an ongoing partnership, Oreo has teamed with PFLAG National for a new short film and a limited edition package of #ProudParent Oreo Rainbow Cookies.

Grindr Security Flaw Puts Users at Risk of Being Hacked

Grindr Security Flaw Puts Users at Risk of Being Hacked

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 8, 2020

A security flaw in the gay dating app Grindr was recently discovered, putting user accounts at risk of being taken over by malicious actors.

Come Out With Pride 2020 Takes Place October 10 with Virtual, Social Distanced Events

Come Out With Pride 2020 Takes Place October 10 with Virtual, Social Distanced Events

Sep 29, 2020

Come Out With Pride takes place on Saturday, October 10, with "Pride In The House Virtual Extravaganza," "Pride In The Streets Vehicle Procession" and other virtual and social distanced events.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade on 'Wildly Inspiring' Transgender Daughter

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade on 'Wildly Inspiring' Transgender Daughter

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25, 2020

After being selected as one of TIME Magazine's '100 Most Influential People,' Union and Wade celebrate their trans daughter in a video accompanying the feature.

NYC Pride Membership Elects a New, Diverse Executive Board

NYC Pride Membership Elects a New, Diverse Executive Board

Sep 25, 2020

Heritage of Pride, Inc (HOP), the organization that produces the official NYC Pride events, has appointed a new, diverse Executive Board elected by the organization's membership.

Merriam-Webster Updates Definition for 'Bisexual'

Merriam-Webster Updates Definition for 'Bisexual'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 24, 2020

Just in time for Bisexual Visibility Day, Merriam-Webster has updated its definition of "bisexual," making it less binary.

Atlanta Pride Announces 2020 Virtual Programming

Atlanta Pride Announces 2020 Virtual Programming

Sep 23, 2020

Earlier this year, due to concerns around COVID-19, the APC announced that the 50th anniversary festival would be a virtual event. In spite of this change, there is a fantastic lineup of programming that they will stream!

Reno Teacher Protests School Board Policy Banning Pride Flags in Classroom

Reno Teacher Protests School Board Policy Banning Pride Flags in Classroom

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 21, 2020

Jennifer Leja is protesting her school district's policy banning Pride flags in the classroom, flags that signal to LGBTQ students that her classroom is a safe space.

Kentucky Woman's Pride Flag Stolen, Neighbors Fly One in Solidarity

Kentucky Woman's Pride Flag Stolen, Neighbors Fly One in Solidarity

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 3, 2020

After Caroline Walker's Pride flag was stolen from the front porch of her Covington, Kentucky house, her straight next door neighbors put one up in solidarity.

Group Behind LA Pride Appoints Black Trans Woman as President

Group Behind LA Pride Appoints Black Trans Woman as President

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 3, 2020

Christopher Street West (CSW), which produces the annual LA Pride celebration, has, for the first time, appointed its first Black transgender woman in the role of the organization's president.

Watch: Chicago Couple's Viral Video to Pride Flag Thief

Watch: Chicago Couple's Viral Video to Pride Flag Thief

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 17, 2020

A Chicago gay couple has gone viral for a humorous video they made in response to a thief who stole a Pride flag from their porch.

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