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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
Culture

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

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 the way to gay equality. With the book out today, meet the author...
Matthew Whitehouse
4.27.17
Photography

'kings and queens in their castles' shows 350 lgbtq americans at home

Tom Atwood’s sweeping photographic series of portraits of the queer community.
Michael Valinsky
3.8.17
Donald Trump

protect trans kids, and save us all

A call for empathy.
Daniel Reynolds
2.24.17
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
News

italy legalizes same-sex civil unions

After three decades of campaigning, Italy makes a step in the right direction towards equality.
Tish Weinstock
5.12.16
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.
i-D Staff
2.22.16
Music

how david bowie made queer cool

David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust -- in his heels and feathers, eyebrows shaved, lip-sticked and glittered -- redesigned the dominant model of the queer.
La JohnJoseph
1.13.16
News

same-sex marriage is finally legal in the us

One small step for mankind, one giant leap for gay rights.
Samira Larouci
6.26.15
Culture

meet the young gay arabs causing a commotion in tel aviv

We catch up with the twenty-something gay Palestinians challenging sexual and political identities.
Colin Crummy
6.15.15
Music

​morrissey tells ireland to shut down its fur farms

He’s happy the Emerald Isle voted for marriage equality, but wants to remind them that fur is murder.
Charlotte Gush
5.26.15
Think Pieces

a powerful, collective coming out in ireland

We look at how the Irish gay marriage campaign has changed the country’s cultural landscape forever. (And urge anyone in Ireland to vote Yes!)
Colin Crummy
5.21.15
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