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The WorldPride closing ceremonies in Times Square, on Sunday, June 30, is destined to be a historic, epic, and very fun celebration that will punctuate a month of events throughout New York City. Part political rally, party concert, the Closing Ceremonies will include speakers, comedians, cast members of Broadway shows, and musicians—among them Jake Shears, who is not only one of America’s most innovative musical artists, but one who uses his music to speak out for equality and the...

One year after the 1969 Stonewall Riots, 51 blocks of New York City were crowded with supporters of the LGBTQ movements. June 28, 1970 would forever mark the first pride parades. The march stretched from west of Sixth Avenue at Waverly Place, in Greenwich Village, to Sheep’s Meadow in Central Park. Central Park housed both a protest and celebration. The parade had no music, no floats and no sponsors. It was a pure demonstration of political and social activism. Chicago had their...

Activist and drag queen, Marsha P. Johnson, was one of the first people to call for action following the Stonewall Riots in 1969. Johnson was a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front (GFL) and later co-founded the S.T.A.R. (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries) organization, alongside Sylvia Rivera. Johnson and Rivera, close friends for years, felt that the needs of LGBTQ youth were not being taken care of by existing queer activism groups – especially trans youth of color. When Johnson started...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...