A lot of films feature LGBTQ themes and characters, but for every “Call Me By Your Name” and “Brokeback Mountain,” there is a movie like “Boat Trip.” Some movies like “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry” present LGBTQ people as the butt of the joke. Others include LGBTQ characters […]
Throughout history, the LGBT community has had inspirational moments that were captured on camera. Photos of people kissing, hugging, and holding hands at gay pride marches in the ’70s show the community celebrating love and acceptance. Meanwhile, drag queens, Roberta Cowell, and Armistead Maupin are among the figures that inspired […]
The Human Rights Campaign rated Fortune-ranked companies on their LGBTQ policies in their Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The 17th-annual report found that 13 of the Fortune Top 20 companies scored a perfect 100 in the CEI. Here are those 13 companies, their overall Fortune rank, and the policies that earned […]
The annual New York City LGBT Pride March took place in Manhattan on Sunday. Millions of people flocked to Chelsea and Greenwich Village to catch a glimpse of the parade. The march featured elaborate costumes and floats, joyous celebrations, and honours for LGBT-rights activists. The 49th annual New York City […]
Facebook is dropping its Pride reactions this year for Pride Month. A company spokesperson told Business Insider, “We are no longer doing custom reactions for major holidays or moments in culture.” There is, however, a wide array of new Pride-themed stickers and filters on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram. Facebook is […]
National High Five Day is Thursday, April 18. The first-ever high five appears to have happened in 1977, during a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros. After a home run, Dodgers outfielder Dusty Baker high-fived his teammate, Glenn Burke. Burke was openly gay among his […]
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