Trump Administration Ditches Stonewall Commemoration

The rainbow flag sparked a federal fight on National Coming Out Day. A rainbow flag is currently flying at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall National Monument. Honoring the Monument’s history as the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement, a ceremony was held on National Coming Out Day. Slated to make an appearance, the National Park Service announced… Continue reading Trump Administration Ditches Stonewall Commemoration

A Father Refused to Claim Body of Pulse Victim

PLEASE SHARE [share align=”center”] The father wouldn’t even take the body from the morgue. The Advocate and Cosmopolitan report that although 48 of the 49 Orlando shooting victims’ bodies have been claimed by family members, one father of a gay man who died in the shooting rejected his son’s body. The news had to hit hard. For those… Continue reading A Father Refused to Claim Body of Pulse Victim

Are the streets safe for LGBT people?

Are the streets safe for LGBT people? Sure, it may not be a look we’d go for, but hardly deserving of the shoves, “fucking faggots,” and 50-other-plus instances of harassment he endured on his trek. NYPD could use more officers like Michael Hance whose heroic life ended way too soon.   Deleted

Homophobia social experiment

What would you do if you saw homophobiac bullying happen in public? Would you react or get involved? In this social experiment, Julius Dein goes out on the streets of London to test people’s reactions to homophobia. Deleted

Shape History

Shape History, a social change company, conducted an experiment with George Hankers, a man who is living with HIV in London. HIV+ activist Hankers was blindfolded in Trafalgar Square with a sign saying ‘I’M HIV+’ in big, bold letters. The blindfold is a metaphor for the difficulties that he sometimes faces. People were given the… Continue reading Shape History

Powerful Statement

Finish man named Janne, HIV positive, has taken another step towards raising awareness of what it feels like to live with HIV. And what a powerful statement it is. Janne stood with his eyes closed in the city center of Helsinki, the capital of Finland. He had two signs on both sides — one in… Continue reading Powerful Statement