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Angelina Jolie Visits Burkina Faso as U.N. Special Envoy

Angelina Jolie Visits Burkina Faso as U.N. Special Envoy

INTERNATIONAL | By Ludivine Laniepce and Sam Mednick | Jun 22, 2021

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has visited war-weakened Burkina Faso to show solidarity with people who continue to welcome the displaced.

Driver Says He is Devastated by Fatal Pride Parade Crash

Driver Says He is Devastated by Fatal Pride Parade Crash

PRIDE | By Kelli Kennedy | Jun 22, 2021

Fort Lauderdale police said all evidence indicates it was a terrible accident, noting the driver cooperated fully with the investigation and there was no evidence drugs or alcohol were involved.

After Coming Out as Gay, Twitter Shows Love for NFL Player Carl Nassib

After Coming Out as Gay, Twitter Shows Love for NFL Player Carl Nassib

PRIDE | Jun 21, 2021

After Carl Nassib came out as gay on Instagram, social media followed with high praise for his decision.

Watch: Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib Comes Out as Gay, First Active Athlete in NFL

Watch: Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib Comes Out as Gay, First Active Athlete in NFL

SPORTS | Jun 21, 2021

Las Vegas Raiders' defensive end Carl Nassib took to Instagram Monday to come out as gay for Pride month, effectively becoming the first active NFL player to be openly gay in the league's history.

After BDSM Video Surfaces, Manhattan City Council Candidate Takes Ownership

After BDSM Video Surfaces, Manhattan City Council Candidate Takes Ownership

POLITICS | Jun 21, 2021

A Manhattan City Council candidate got some unexpected attention last week, and wished he hadn't. "Zack Weiner, 26, a City Council candidate running in Manhattan, found a video of himself with a dominatrix on Twitter, but he owned it.

State Department Will Fly This Special Flag for Pride Month

State Department Will Fly This Special Flag for Pride Month

PRIDE | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 21, 2021

A "Progress" flag will fly at the State Department in honor of Pride Month.

Homophobic Chants by Mexican Football Fans Lead to Fan-less Games

Homophobic Chants by Mexican Football Fans Lead to Fan-less Games

SPORTS | Jun 21, 2021

The Mexican football team faces a fan-less future, at least in two upcoming games due to anti-gay chants by fans.

What's Behind the Rising Profile of Transgender Kids? 3 Essential Reads

What's Behind the Rising Profile of Transgender Kids? 3 Essential Reads

NATIONAL | Jun 21, 2021

Why are trans youth more visible these days? Is it due to more widespread acceptance, or more media coverage? Just how many trans kids are there?

What Supreme Court Foster Ruling Means for LGBTQ Rights

What Supreme Court Foster Ruling Means for LGBTQ Rights

POLITICS | Jun 21, 2021

The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of a Catholic adoption agency that had been excluded from Philadelphia's foster programs for refusing to work with same-sex couples will be consequential.

Watch: Gay Florida Couple, Facing Daily Fines, Refuses to Take Down Pride Flag

Watch: Gay Florida Couple, Facing Daily Fines, Refuses to Take Down Pride Flag

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21, 2021

A South Florida gay couple is facing fines of $50 per day for flying the rainbow flag during Pride Month, but they refuse to take the banner down, saying: "We're not going to back down on this one."

Media Personality Francisco León Comes Out While Throwing Shade at Mister Venezuela Contest

Media Personality Francisco León Comes Out While Throwing Shade at Mister Venezuela Contest

PRIDE | Jun 21, 2021

Media personality and former Mister Venezuela Francisco León came out in an emotional Instagram post, all while throwing shade at the Mister Venezuela contest.

Gay Dad's Diving Champ Son, Nicknamed 'Little Louganis,' Headed to Tokyo Olympics

Gay Dad's Diving Champ Son, Nicknamed 'Little Louganis,' Headed to Tokyo Olympics

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21, 2021

Jordan Windle, nicknamed "Little Louganis" after the out Olympic champ, is headed to the Olympics in Tokyo, and he has words of love and gratitude for his gay dad.

Explainer: Calls to #FreeBritney and Court Conservatorships

Explainer: Calls to #FreeBritney and Court Conservatorships

NATIONAL | By Andrew Dalton | Jun 21, 2021

When Britney Spears, who turns 40 this year, speaks to a L.A. judge at her own request, she'll do it 13 years into a court-enforced conservatorship that has exercised vast control of her life and money. But what is a conservatorship, exactly?

Political Donations Lead Stonewall Inn to Ban some Beers

Political Donations Lead Stonewall Inn to Ban some Beers

NATIONAL | Jun 21, 2021

The Stonewall Inn's owners say they won't serve certain beers at the famous LGBT bar during Pride weekend to protest manufacturer Anheuser-Busch's political contributions to some politicians who have supported anti-LGBT legislation.

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

NATIONAL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jun 21, 2021

Chefs across the Midwest, Great Plains, and other heartland states are rocking the culinary arts in their hometowns and beyond. Here are seven stellar LGBTQ chefs who are making unforgettable food in non-coastal, ever-delicious cities.

Biden and Congress Face a Summer Grind to Create Legislation

Biden and Congress Face a Summer Grind to Create Legislation

POLITICS | By Lisa Mascaro | Jun 21, 2021

Until recently, the act of governing seemed to happen at the speed of presidential tweets. But now President Joe Biden is settling in for what appears will be a long, summer slog of legislating.

Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Selected for Tokyo Olympics

Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Selected for Tokyo Olympics

SPORTS | By Steve McMorran | Jun 20, 2021

Laurel Hubbard's efforts have made her a flashpoint in the debate around the fairness of trans athletes competing in women's events.

Officials: Deadly Pride Parade Crash Appears Unintentional

Officials: Deadly Pride Parade Crash Appears Unintentional

NATIONAL | By Kelli Kennedy | Jun 20, 2021

Wilton Manors Vice Mayor Paul Rolli and Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said the early investigation of a vehicle's having slammed into Pride parade participants shows it was an accident.

See How These 30 Celebrities Are Celebrating Pride on Instagram - Part 2

See How These 30 Celebrities Are Celebrating Pride on Instagram - Part 2

PRIDE | Jun 20, 2021

More and more celebrities are embracing Pride this year. From politicians to out musicians and actors, these celebs are marking the season on social media.

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

PRIDE | Jun 20, 2021

A professor of brand responsibility investigates brands and their relationships with social issues, including the importance of both corporate allies and advocates.

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