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Lgbt Pride Month

Why I Don't Celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Akilah Bolden-Monifa | Posted 08.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Akilah Bolden-Monifa

LGBT Pride Month has become more about paying lip service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community than it is about addressing the real issues that affect us. It is a token gesture, implying that everyone can ignore our issues for the other 11 months of the year.

WATCH: What Pride Means To Artist JP Moraga

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices

In honor of June being LGBT Pride Month, we asked some of our favorite people to tell us what pride means to them. In this video, artist JP Moraga ...

PHOTOS: 'Orange Is The New Black' Celebrates Gay Pride

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Lately we've been wondering: could the cast of "Orange Is The New Black" get any more awesome? Today we learned that the answer is a resounding yes...

An Out-Of-This World Gay Pride For NASA In San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.28.2014 | Gay Voices

San Francisco's LGBT Pride parade will welcome astronauts and other NASA employees among its many revelers this year. Ved Chirayath, who is curren...

Why Corporations Are Seeking Out More Gay Pride Sponsorships

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 08.27.2014 | Gay Voices

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In between muscular men in speedos gyrating to thumping dance music and drag queens decked out in formal gowns, Salt Lake City...

Google Has A Queer Secret Hidden In Its Spreadsheet And Here's How To Find It

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.26.2014 | Gay Voices

We never thought it was possible that a spreadsheet could celebrate LGBT pride -- or get us even remotely excited -- but Google has found a way to mak...

Why This Gay Couple Is Going Global To Further The LGBT Cause

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A pair of gay U.S. expats are hoping to use their international travels to inspire a global social media campaign in honor of LGBT Pride month. Da...

WATCH: Jimmy Lyons, Founder Of advisorCONNECT, Shares What Pride Means To Him

Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In honor of June being LGBT Pride Month, we asked some of our favorite people to tell us what pride means to them. In the video above, Jimmy Lyons,...

Why We Still Need Gay Pride

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.17.2014 | Gay Voices

As the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community sees major advances in marriage equality and other rights, is Pride Month still relevan...

Finding Pride After Periods of Shame

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 08.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Gregory G. Allen

When I moved to New York City in 1987, I was an 18-year-old closeted man unsure of what life had in store. A friend of my mother's back in Texas said she knew people who ran a church in the city, and this Southern Baptist boy was looking for something that reminded him of home and was eager to join them.

Why Pride Still Matters

Posted 06.15.2014 | Gay Voices

By Mary Malia for We call it Gay Pride. A series of events that happen in cities big and small that celebrates being gay in a straigh...

LOOK: The Beautiful Way Nordstrom Is Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices

Nordstrom marked LGBT Pride Month with a poignant and colorful Instagram photo. As Towleroad first reported, officials for the clothing chain shar...

Gay Detroit Man Says He Was Beaten In Pride Attack Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices

An alleged attack on a 20-year-old gay man at Detroit’s Motor City Pride was caught on tape over the weekend. Footage of the violence shows Chri...

Cop Who Allegedly Refused To Work Gay Pride Parade 'Has Never Shown Any Prejudice,' According To Attorney

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The attorney for a Salt Lake City police officer who was placed on leave for refusing an assignment to work a gay pride parade...

Here's What To Watch On Netflix For LGBT Pride Month

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

Commemorating the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, June is annual LGBT Pride Month. Across the nation, Americans march in local Pride parades ...

A 'Magically Delicious' Way To Kick Off Pride Month

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices

General Mills is kicking off LGBT Pride Month in a big, all-encompassing way with one of its most iconic breakfast cereals. Lucky Charms's new #Lu...

If You Want to Survive, Then You'll Celebrate Pride!

Michael Carosone | Posted 08.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

Another June. Another reason to celebrate LGBTQ Pride. Last year, I wrote: "It is that time of year again: June, when we celebrate gay pride.

Outdated 'Gay' Terms

Jim Joseph | Posted 08.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Joseph

We are living in a different world, thankfully, and while I understand and lived in a time when these phrases were helpful and meaningful, I feel like they have fortunately lost their meaning as we have progressed as a society.

LOOK: Obama Officially Declares June LGBT Pride Month

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.02.2014 | Gay Voices

President Barack Obama has released a proclamation declaring June as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Check out the statemen...

LOOK: NYC's Hottest Dancers Will Dare To Bare -- For A Great Cause

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.13.2014 | Gay Voices

The stars of "Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!" are sharing a steamy peak at their forthcoming show -- and fans of the annual event won't be disappointed. ...

WATCH: A Sneak Peek At NYC Pride 2014

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Much of the Tri-State region might be preparing for another blast of arctic January temperatures, but that hasn't stopped officials from looking ahead...

Former State Legislator Slams University's Gay History Celebrations

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

Roger Hines, a former Georgia state legislator and retired high school teacher, had choice words for the Kennesaw State University community in a Sund...

Lila Shapiro

Ousted Mayor And Her Replacement Speak Out About Controversial Town Accused Of Being Anti-Gay | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.24.2013 | Gay Voices

Brock Neeley, an openly gay resident of Porterville, Calif., has gone to nearly every city council meeting since September 2008, when Porterville beca...

Lila Shapiro

How This California City Just Slapped The LGBT Community In The Face | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.19.2013 | Gay Voices

This year has brought waves of good news for gays and lesbians living in the United States, especially in California, where same-sex weddings resumed ...

Lawmaker Proposes Gay Rainbow Flag Ban In Louisiana

Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices

A Louisiana city councilman has proposed banning the rainbow flag from being flown on government property after receiving complaints from local vetera...