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Bill T. Jones doesn’t just “participate in the big conversations,” he changes them

  Posted by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company on Monday, May 20, 2019 Name: Bill T. Jones Who is he: Dancer, choreographer, director, author, HIV/AIDS activist. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); What he’s accomplished: In 1982, Jones and his partner of over a decade Arnie Zane formed the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. To date, the troupe has created over 100 works, performed in over 200 cities in over 40 countries. AdBridg.cmd.push(...
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Pride 50, Pride50, Bill T. Jones

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes?

This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Money, Lgbtq, Lifehacks, Pride, Trump

‘The OA’s’ Ian Alexander is making it safer for trans teens to come out & parents to accept them

Name: Ian Alexander, 18 Who He Is: Actor AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); How He’s Contributed: Alexander, assigned female at birth, is the biracial son of a white father and a Vietnamese immigrant mother. Raised in the Mormon faith, he often moved around from city to city as a child due to his father’s military job. Regardless of where he lived at the time, however, Alexander always found solace in theatre and chorus. Alexander would perform in his...
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Ian Alexander, Pride 50

People are completely losing their minds over IKEA’s new rainbow Pride bag

The bags retail for $3.99 with 100% of the proceeds going to the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
Tags: Ad Friendly, Pride, Queerty, Hrc, Ikea, Rainbow Bags, Rainbow Swag

Red Carpet and ‘Pose’ star Billy Porter is telling the queer stories we’ve been waiting for

As an openly gay African American entertainer, Porter’s advocacy extends far beyond the glitz and glam many associate him with.
Tags: Ad Friendly, Pride, Queerty, Billy Porter, Pride 50, Pride50

Trump unveils “LGBTQ for Trump” Pride t-shirt, and we’re fighting the nausea

Proving once again that he knows no bounds to his pandering, hypocrisy or general odiousness, Donald Trump is selling shirts for Pride month.
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Donald Trump, Pride, Ad Friendly, Trump, Gays For Trump

Wanuri Kahiu shows how the success of her film ‘Rafiki’ can help bring equality to Kenya

The 'Rafiki' director says LGBTQ equality means a brighter future for all Africans.
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Kenya, Lgbtq, Pride, Ad Friendly, Rafiki, Wanuri Kahiu, Pride 50, Pride50

Andrew Gurza created #DisabledPeopleAreHot, but that’s just the start of his pride

More than a one hashtag wonder, Gurza is the kind of unapologetic, outspoken disabled advocate you want in your corner.
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Andrew Gurza, Pride 50, Disabledpeoplearehot, Gurza

VIDEO: The first ever Seattle Pride was in 1974; here’s how it came together

David Neth is a long-time Seattle resident who holds the distinction of being one of the original organizers of Seattle’s first Pride in 1974. We go ‘behind-the-image’ of Seattle’s first Pride celebration and hear how, with limited resources and support, David helped begin the movement that has grown to the fourth largest Pride Parade in [...]
Tags: Lifestyle, David, Seattle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, QueertyTV Link, David Neth

What Lies Behind Our Fear?

One thing I’ve learned about rescue dogs—they come with a lot of baggage. Not unlike every single one of us reading this blog. Since I’ve adopted Louie over five years ago, one thing remains constant: fear is his one of his top issues. While I continue to learn many valuable lessons as I work with Louie, one in particular will forever make an impact. I’ve learned not to let Louie act out in fear because that can be very dangerous. You can never be sure what a fearful dog might do, no matter how ...
Tags: Leadership, Reaction, Fear, Pride, Personal Development, Louie, Overcoming Fear

How “deaf, Jewish, genderqueer, transmasculine person of color” Chella Man is changing the world

Speaking to Huffington Post in March, Man said, "I rarely saw sign language authentically represented on screen growing up, so this incredible opportunity has made my heart soar."
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Huffington Post, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Pride 50, Chella Man

PHOTOS: Long Beach Pride puts Streisand’s ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade’ to the test

A little drizzle couldn't dampen the mood.
Tags: Lifestyle, Long Beach, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty

David Furnish will “strongly resist any sanitization” of Elton John’s amazing life story

The couple put philanthropy front and center while making sure 'Rocketman' stays gay.
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Elton John, Pride, David Furnish, Ad Friendly, Pride 50, Gay Power Couples

WATCH: ‘State of Pride’ traces 50 years of parades across the nation

The new documentary from Oscar-winners Jeffery Friedman and Rob Epstein aims to find hope for the future of our people.
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Rob Epstein, State of Pride, Jeffery Friedman

Darnell L. Moore rose from the ashes to give voice to the powerless

Darnell L. Moore has dedicated his life to advocating for marginalized communities and social justice issues across the United States and abroad.
Tags: Lifestyle, United States, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Darnell L Moore, Pride 50, Pride50

Once a poster child for conversion therapy, musician Nakhane now preaches queerness

Nakhane's music is deeply personal, wrestling with his upbringing and themes of faith, trauma and redemption.
Tags: Music, Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, NAKHANE, Pride 50, Pride50

River Gallo brings intersex issues to mainstream consciousness with film “Ponyboi”

River Gallo’s 2019 short film Ponyboi, which he has called “the first film created by and starring an out intersex person in the history of cinema,” follows the story of a Latinx intersex runaway.
Tags: Gender, Lifestyle, Intersex, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gallo, Nonbinary, Pride 50, Ponyboi, Queer Film, River Gallo

Grassroots activists launch alternative march during NYC Pride

A group calling itself the Reclaim Pride Coalition will have a corporation-free alternative march.
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, New York Pride, Queer Liberation March, Reclaim Pride Coalition

Leo Varadkar has made history as Ireland’s first gay PM and tweaked Mike Pence to boot

Varadkar has shattered Ireland's image as a country virtually synonymous with conservative Catholicism. He also managed to humiliate Vice President Mike Pence in the most charming way possible: by being himself.
Tags: Lifestyle, Ireland, Pride, Leo Varadkar, Queerty, Mike Pence, Varadkar, Pride 50, Leo Vardkar

Garrard Conley fought the ex-gay movement and found the courage to forgive

The author of 'Boy Erased,' who will not stop until conversion therapy ends.
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Mayor Pete launches #PrideForPete store just in time for Stonewall 50

Mayor Pete wants you to know he's got you covered this Pride season.
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, 20/20, Lgbtq, Pride, Swag, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Stonewall, Pete, Pete Buttigieg, World Pride, Stonewall 50

Lizzo doesn’t fit neatly into any labels, and she’s helping the world to follow suit

Lizzo creates music that celebrates the beauty of being different.
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Lizzo, Pride 50

How ‘Tales of the City’ star Ellen Page found her voice as Hollywood’s queer advocate

The Oscar-nominated star lives out loud, speaks her mind, and keeps us spellbound.
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Ellen Page, Pride, Ad Friendly, Pride 50

Seth Owen turned his parents’ rejection into a victory for gay students

After being disowned by parents and having his college fund yanked for coming out as gay, the 18-year-old high school valedictorian still found a way to make his academic dreams a reality.
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Pride 50, Seth Owen

From the editor: Introducing the Queerty Pride50

Pride is not just a worldwide celebration. It’s a chance to look back at how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go.
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Pride 50

Utah company releases officially gay vodka “Five Husbands”

The label features a Pride Flag and men holding roosters. Use your imagination.
Tags: Utah, Life, Lifestyle, Pride, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Five Husbands, Ogden's Own Distillery