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PHOTOS: Long Beach Pride Marks The Beginning Of This Year’s Pride Season

May 25, 2016 by
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Thousands gathered in Long Beach last week to kick off the 2016 Pride season. This year’s festivities included live music, drag performances, a dyke march, a gospel fest, a street fair and, of course, a parade. The year’s Grand Marshal was …

White House Plans First National Monument To Honor Gay Rights

Apr 30, 2016 by
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  The Obama Administration is preparing to announce the nation’s first monument to gay liberation, Stonewall National Park, which will be located in New York City‘s Greenwich Village, considered the birthplace of the modern movement. The historic designation will encompass the Stonewall Inn …

Six Queer Promposals That Will Light Up Your Life

Apr 27, 2016 by
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It’s that time of the year, and we don’t mean the cherry blossoms. Teenagers across the country are awkwardly asking each other to prom, and what was once a near-certain letdown for LGBTQ youth who could only dream of inviting the …

Vintage Pics From Waikiki’s Gay Beaches Prove That Speedos Never Go Out Of Style

Apr 20, 2016 by
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Thank God Alan Light never leaves home without his camera. His photos from the gay beaches of Waikiki taken in the late ’80s and early ’90s are pretty darn hot. (They also serve as a reminder to always wear sunscreen!) “I started taking Waikiki, Hawaii …

PHOTOS: These Vintage Gay Pride Photos Are Absolutely Everything

Apr 13, 2016 by
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Amateur photographer Alan Light had no idea he was capturing a special moment in LGBTQ history when he brought along his camera to various Pride festivals in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Related: PHOTOS: Vintage Gay Couples Help Preserve Our Vibrant Queer …

PHOTOS: Andrew Rannells Celebrates Model Behavior Backstage At Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Apr 06, 2016 by
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“I walked backstage and there’s some real aliens back there walking around like models,” host Andrew Rannells joked at this year’s Jeffrey Fashion Cares. “I feel like Sloth from Goonies.” But Jeffrey Kalinsky’s fashion fundraiser didn’t take over New York’s …

PHOTOS: Hunky Jesus Contest Brings Beloved Sacrilege Back To San Francisco

Mar 30, 2016 by
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On Easter Sunday, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence ruffled some right-wing feathers for the 37th year in a row with their annual Hunky Jesus contest. Hot boys, drag queens and even families flocked to Golden Gate Park to celebrate the rebirth …