Posts tagged "gay pride"

The Cast Of “Orange Is The New Black” Lived It Up At NYC’s Pride Parade

Yesterday, the LGBTQ community and its allies came out to celebrate Gay Pride events across the country. Not to brag or whatever, but NYC had the cast of “Orange is the New Black” in attendance, including Danielle Brooks (Tastee), Yael Stone (Morello), Samira Wiley (Poussey), Matt McGorry (Bennett) and Laverne Cox (Sophia), who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2014

The Soapbox: The Disconnect Between Black Feminism And Gay Activism

I am a black woman and my best friend is a gay man. He came out to me the summer between our senior year of high school and our freshman year of college.

“I really need to tell you something,” he began, while driving us home from our summer job at the local…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / November 22, 2013

Awesome Guy Buys House Across From Westboro Baptist Church, Paints Gay Pride Rainbow On It

Ever wonder where the hatemongering Westboro Baptist Church actually is? Aaron Jackson did. Jackson is a co-founder of Planting Peace, a non-profit aimed at providing sustainable initiatives to impoverished areas. He admitted he didn’t know much about the church, other than their generalized anti-gay, anti-everything stance. As he was idly looking up the church’s locatio…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 19, 2013

Are You Offended By This Big Gay Oreo?

For some reason, silliness abounds anytime treating gay folks like human beings comes up. The latest comes courtesy of this big, gay Oreo cookie — a “rainbow” cookie which Nabisco/Kraft Foods posted on their Facebook page to celebrate Gay Pride this weekend. The “rainbow” Oreo included the offensive, offensive caption, “Proudly support love! June 25…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2012

MVPs Of Pride 2012

Every year, I make it a priority to attend NYC’s Pride Parade. Why? Well, because I am a proud ally, and while the gay community always shows up big for the event, sometimes I feel like not enough allies come out to support it. Also, it is, in my humble opinion, the most fun event…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 26, 2012

10 Proud Gay & Lesbian Couples Throughout History

In honor of June being Gay Pride Month, we’re celebrating not just our favorite gay and lesbian couples since the dawn of time, but also their love for each other even when homosexuality was deemed worthy of incarceration. In their own ways — some more than others — all of these couples helped propel the gay-rights movement…

By: YourTango.com / June 9, 2012

Quick Pic: Double Rainbow Just In Time For Gay Pride Weekend

How do you pay tribute to the first gay community uprising in America? Well, it seems like Roy G. Biv has got it covered. Saturday, in New York City, an amazing double rainbow stretched across the sky. It seems a fitting homage to a city not only about to celebrate another spectacular Gay Pride Parade,…

By: Simcha / June 28, 2009

Thank God It’s The Weekend!

In The Comfort Of Your Own Home:
Watch episodes of ALF on Hulu. [Hulu]
On Sunday don’t miss the premiere of Factory on Spike TV at 10pm. The show focuses on a group of small town friends who work together at a factory. We’ve seen the first episode and it is HI-larious. [Spike.com]
Sign u…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 27, 2008

No Gay Pride In Cuba

The first gay pride parade was supposed to take place in Cuba yesterday, but just minutes before the unofficial march was set to begin, two of its organizers were detained. The activists were going to deliver a set of demands to the justice department, which included an apology from the government for its past repressio…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 26, 2008