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Pride Month 2023: Ways to Celebrate Community and Identity

Take time in June to highlight LGBTQ+ resilience


Pride and Joy

Greg Louganis Changed Perceptions About HIV

On World AIDS Day, remembering those lost to the virus and support for new treatments

Book Tells the Love Story of America’s First Gay Marriage

‘The Wedding Heard ’Round the World’ set off decades of debate over rights of same-sex couples

Trans Trial Lawyer Fights for Equity for All

Mia Yamamoto, 78, describes what it was like to come out later in life

Sheila Lopez’s Kids Led Her to Acceptance

Recognition of ‘two-spirit’ people resonates in the LGBTQ community

This Chicana Writer Fled Gang Violence by Coming Out

Pat Alderete escaped her dangerous East L.A. barrio by revealing she was a lesbian


All-LGBTQ Mariachi Band Shatters Stereotypes

The music of Mariachi Arcoiris breaks barriers for performers and audiences

7 Great LGBTQ Romantic Comedies

Rom-coms to watch after you see Billy Eichner’s ‘Bros’


An Immigrant’s Fight for LGBTQ Rights

For Ada Bello, the American dream was about the freedom to be herself

Caregiver’s Love Fuels Fight for Marriage Equality

After his husband got sick, Jim Obergefell advocated for the rights of same-sex couples

Stonewall National Visitor Center to Open in 2024

The 1969 New York City uprising was a turning point in the fight for equality

Health and Safety

Social Security Expands Survivor Benefit Eligibility

‘Seismic’ change will help older LGBTQ people

Why Older LGBTQ Adults May Be More Vulnerable to Fraud

Economic insecurity can increase financial abuse

Feds: Sextortions Hit LGBTQ+ Dating Apps

Don't succumb to blackmailers seeking gift cards

Video Spotlight

6 Things You Didn't Know About Ricky Martin

Here are some surprising facts about the Grammy-winning singer

91-Year-Old Man Is Full of Pride After Coming Out

Since coming out as gay via a viral Facebook post in 2020, Kenneth Felts has found love and freedom

How Greg Louganis Paved the Way for Other LGBTQ Athletes

In 1995, he came out as gay and HIV-positive. Since then, he has been an LGBTQ+ advocacy leader

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