RENAMING GAY PRIDE 🏳️‍🌈

Invariably each year, the question of the value of Gay Pride is raised and as Gay Pride Month draws to a close, it’s worth asking whether renaming Pride to Rights might better reflect what the whole month is actually about  What are your thoughts?

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS: SEASON 5, EPISODE 4 – “SheMZ”

Of course RuPaul, whose adoration for Judge Judy has been well documented, would have a sweet spot for TMZ on TV. The long-running FOX program takes the most base parts of E! News, distills them down to their most vile and then runs it all through a Tosh.0 filter. Like Judy, it’s become an institution (it’s renewed through 2023!), but its cultural…

IN AWE OF THE BEAUTY OF PRIDE…

All we have to do is look for beauty, and it’s there all around us at any given moment. Beauty speaks to us in soft whispers or bold declarations. It calls on us to gaze in awe at it’s splendor. We are enticed by beauty. We adore her, idolize her, and even court her. Beauty…

NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY (NHTD) 2K20

Each year, on June 27, we observe National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). On this day, we unite with partners, health departments, and other organizations to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis of HIV. Get Involved The 2020 NHTD theme is about the power of “Knowing”— knowing your HIV status, knowing…

LAVERNE COX’S DOCUMENTARY DISCLOSURE LOOKS @ TRANSGENDER REPRESENTATION ON FILM

Laverne Cox serves as executive producer in the Netflix documentary Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen. The documentary takes a look at transgender representation in film. According to Indiewire, the film’s creative team, cast, and crew were “almost exclusively transgender.” Cox, who is best known for playing transgender inmate Sophia Burset on the Netflix dramedy Orange is the New…

¿IS PrEP REALLY OUR SAVIOUR?

The sexual revolution of the 1960s and ’70s came to an abrupt and brutal end for many gay and bi men the moment AIDS was traced to sexual contact. In the early days of the epidemic, sex between men was equated with AIDS, not just in the mainstream media, but also in prevention efforts by…