Gay Rights

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the story of visionary lgbt rights activist marsha p. johnson just arrived on netflix

In 1969, Marsha P., a black trans woman, famously fought back against riot police who raided the Stonewall Inn, sparking the modern fight for LGBT rights.
Tom Rasmussen
10.6.17
News

germany has finally legalised same-sex marriage

TGIFRIGAY.
Georgie Wright
6.30.17
Culture

from prejudice to pride: good as you charts three decades of gay culture in britain

50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, writer and pop cultural commentator Paul Flynn’s debut book Good As You looks back at the past three decades of his life, charting the extraordinary cultural milestones that paved...
Matthew Whitehouse
4.27.17
Donald Trump

protect trans kids, and save us all

A call for empathy.
Daniel Reynolds
2.26.17
News

​obama names stonewall inn the first ever lgbtq national monument in america

In a short film, POTUS gives a history lesson on the importance of the LGBTQ bar from which ‘riots became protests, protests became a movement’ for LGBTQ rights.
Charlotte Gush
6.27.16
LGBT+

in the days after orlando

Following the weekend's horrific events at Pulse, Orlando, we contemplate the Western world's reaction to the story, and the necessary steps that need to be taken to ensure discrimination against LGBTQIA+ communities, violent or otherwise, comes to an...
Tom Rasmussen
6.16.16
News

italy legalises same-sex civil unions

After three decades of campaigning, Italy makes a step in the right direction towards equality.
Tish Weinstock
5.12.16
Music

why anohni wants ‘rainbow flag-toting gays’ to speak up on other issues

The unapologetic performer isn't letting the LGBT community off the hook when it comes to police brutality and climate change.
Hannah Ongley
4.12.16
Film

larry kramer in love and anger

Armed with lightning wit and acerbic tongue, Larry Kramer has been fighting complacency towards AIDS, against homophobia, and in defense of gay rights for over 35 years.
Tom Rasmussen
3.12.16
News

indian lgbt groups celebrate breakthrough against colonial ‘unnatural sex' law

The long struggle for LGBT equality in India took another small step forward today, though past experience has deterred India’s queer community from celebrating prematurely.
i-D Staff
2.2.16
News

​tangerine’s mya taylor to star in marsha p johnson biopic

Grace Dunham will also appear in Happy Birthday, Marsha!, which follows the legendary trans artist and activist just before the 1969 Stonewall riots that started the gay rights movement.
Charlotte Gush
11.23.15
Culture

from drag queen to national treasure, rory o’neill charts the rise of his alter ego panti bliss

Ireland’s internationally celebrated drag performer talks transgression, politics and pulling pearls out of her bum.
Colin Crummy
11.22.15
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