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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, 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 the way for gay rights in the UK.
Matthew Whitehouse
4.27.17
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
Culture

keep pride as a protest

As London Pride celebrates its 44th birthday in the wake of the Orlando tragedy we look back to the event's origins as a form of protest, and ask whether its associations with military organisations devalues what it originally stood for.
Tom Rasmussen
6.23.16
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
LGBT

why the world needs to unite in the fight for lgbt rights

After attending UCL’s recent Queer Wars panel, we reflect on the explosive impact queerness has on international relations and ponder how we can ensure basic sexual rights for all.
Edward Siddons
5.31.16
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
3.11.16
Culture

meet nigeria’s most famous gay activist

Nigerian LGBT campaigner Bisi Alimi talks about coming out on national TV, escape to the UK and the ballroom scene in his homeland.
Colin Crummy
2.17.16
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
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