LGBTQ+ voices and perspectives remain largely underrepresented in most forms of media, including film, TV, and music. From his time at The Toast to his tenure as Slate's Dear Prudence agony aunt, not to mention a frequently hilarious newsletter, Daniel Lavery's writing has been shot through with keen, slightly absurdist observations about pop culture and our relationship to it.
After a year of virtual events, LGBTQ organizations offer tips for celebrating Pride in new ways including a hybrid model of in-person and online.
June is LGBTQ Pride Month! Here’s how the celebration of battles won — and the fight for what remains — has changed shape over the decades. Photo credits: Getty Images, Marsha P Johnson and Stonewall 1969 courtesy of Fred W. McDarrah/Getty Images, Dyke March courtesy of Beth Greenfield Story by: Beth Greenfield, David Artavia Experience Design and Animation: Kyle McCauley, Radek Michalik
As much as we love seeing our favorite beauty brands turn out for the LGBTQ+ community for Pride Month by donating a portion of proceeds to various organizations, we love supporting the queer community directly even more by shopping from LGBTQ+-owned beauty brands. There are plenty of ways to get involved during Pride Month, from donating to volunteering, but making a conscious effort to shop from LGBTQ+ brands during June and beyond is one of our personal favorites. When you go to restock on moisturizer, look for a new lip color, or pick up a shampoo and conditioner combo, buying from queer-founded brands cuts out the middle man and helps independent business owners directly.
Pride in a Box helps spread some much-needed joy.
A good therapist listens and helps their clients through personal and sensitive issues and obstacles. And if you're looking for someone who's specifically LGBTQ+ supportive, therapist Kiki Attonito, MA, CAP, RYT, who has a master's degree in clinical psychology, shared these tips.
What is asexual? Find the answer to this question and more.
These comments about sexual orientation or gender identity may seem minor, but can actually be quite hurtful or offensive.
More than half the population of the United States has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Case counts and virus-related deaths are dropping by the day. And as we look toward the end of the pandemic, I’ve started to have a recurring fantasy. In my dream, it’s 2023, and the first multi-million dollar COVID-19 film is making its debut. In movie theater auditoriums around the nation, audience members tiptoe between aisles, gingerly balancing popcorn bags, candy boxes, and soda cups as
Daniel Summers, MD explains why gender-affirming care is something all medical providers should be practicing.
Ask Scary Mommy is Scary Mommy’s advice column, where our team of “experts” answers all the questions you have about life, love, body image, friends, parenting, and anything else that’s confusing you. This week … are you attracted to people you didn’t think you’d be attracted to on your FYP on TikTok? Have your own questions? 
It feels like almost every celebrity has a similar formula for celebrating their little one’s birthday, and social media is usually at the forefront. Whether it’s the highly publicized Kardashian crew or more private parents like Katie Holmes, stars appear to love sharing photos of their children’s birthdays even when they aren’t avid posters. But […]
The LGBTQ community is a melting pot brimming with many kinds of identities, including pansexuality. Here's what pansexual people wish you knew.
Styles that support marginalized communities—and add some color to your closet. With Pride Month in full effect, companies are showcasing their support for the LBGTQ+ community. Thankfully, there are several fashion labels that are committed to giving back to queer communities, while offering shoppers fashion-forward options for their closets in the process.
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The actor, who is gay, celebrated Pride with a steamy underwear shot.
The actress does not want her body seen as a trend.
The surfer, whose left arm was bitten off by a shark, says "life is so much more than the perfect body."