March 29, 2020

Like a scene out of a contemporary retelling of West Side Story, two Washington Heights lesbians had a curbside wedding ceremony as the officiator performed the vows from a fourth floor window and a handful of fellow New Yorkers watched from a distance.

It was all, thankfully, captured on camera, and later on posted in social media.

The backstory to this amazing wedding spectacle is a little heart-breaking. According to New York Magazine, Reilley Jennings and Amanda Wheeler were worried that the coronavirus pandemic would dash their fall wedd...

March 12, 2020

Once again a small, itsy bitsy piece of LGBTQ+ representation is being criticized and, consequently, banned from particular markets. This time it’s Pixar’s latest film Onward, banned in four Middle Eastern countries, for a miniscule scene where nothing is actually shown.

In one scene, as The Mary Sue explained, “Lena Waithe’s character, Officer Specter, mentions her girlfriend’s child when Barley (Chris Pratt) and Ian (Tom Holland) are trying to trick the cops and get out of trouble using magic.”

And, according to the BBC, “The character choi...

March 11, 2020

It’s that time of the year again, folks. LAMBDA has announced their finalists yesterday for the 2020 year award ceremony in 24 different categories. Each book Is judged by over 60 judges, literary professionals who “spent countless hours considering a record-breaking number of submissions.

As LAMDA notes, “For many LGBTQ authors, the Lammys were among the first awards to record their work,” which is important, considering many of the bigger publishing companies are not putting in the work to properly sell nor even recognize their diverse tit...

March 1, 2020

Picture features the "LGBT-free zones in Poland today. 

On February 25th, a third of Poland has declared itself to be an official “LGBT-free” zone as local municipalities signed a pledge adopting resolutions against “LGBT propaganda”. The nearly 100 Polish municipal or local governments have pledged to “refrain from acts that encourage tolerance and must avoid providing financial assistance to NGOs working to promote equal rights.”

Shortly after this vote activists revealed the extent of the anti-LGBT zones in Poland through an “Atlas of Hate...

February 9, 2020

A recent tinder date went viral recently after TikTok user namastaygay (yes, a very hysterical name), posted her tinder date in an adorably cute 37 second TikTok video that has brought in nearly five million views!

The video shows the pair meeting up at a mall for some chipotle, shopping fun, and hilarious giggles. 

It kicks off with namastaygay, also known by the name Lauren (yes, not as hysterical and original as her TikTok name) preparing for her date with a cute look. With hair done, a casual black T and some light washed jeans that bring...

February 7, 2020

As many around the world know, once a year, Wiener Staatsoper transforms its ballroom for the Vienna
Opera Ball to create a gala of “unique splendor and allure, the ball of all balls.” For a single night, opera
and ballet performances glamor the audience—celebrities from around the world from culture,
business, politics, academia and sports alike flock to the Vienna Opera Ball.

While the ballet performances are traditionally done by a male and female, this year there will be a
performance by two individuals who identify as non-binary, shatt...

January 30, 2020

“José (magnetic newcomer Enrique Salanic) lives with his mother (Ana Cecilia Mota) in Guatemala City, where they survive on her selling sandwiches at bus stops and with him working at a local restaurant. In this poor and sometimes dangerous country dominated by conservative Catholic and Evangelical Christian religion, living as an openly gay man is hard for José to imagine. His mother has never had a husband, and as her youngest and favorite son, on the edge of manhood at 19-years old, she is determined to hold on to him. Reserved and priva...

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