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Marti Cummings, the NYC Queen Running for City Council, on the Intersectionality of Pride and the Political

For so many people, even many in the LGBTQ community, Pride and activism is a performative thing. Just like the corporations who roll out the rainbows for Pride month and stow them away again come July, many queer people are all talk, “fighting the good fight” when it’s convenient to[…]

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Jayden, a Newly Out Teen, Shares His Thoughts on ‘What Pride Means to Me’

Many among the older generations can’t even contemplate celebrating Pride Month as a young teen. But kids these days are ‘coming out’ and living full, authentic lives at younger ages, and mainstream acceptance of the LGBTQ community means that in many parts of the world, rainbows and their significance are[…]

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Real Estate Entrepreneur and Family Man Harma Hartouni Shares ‘What Pride Means to Me’

Harma Hartouni’s story is one of survival, resilience and overcoming odds. He was raised in Iran, where being gay was punishable by death, and where he was subjected to abuse and bullying before a near-death accident left him unable to walk. And even when he moved to the United States[…]

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Elska’s New Issue Shares the Bodies and Voice of Queer São Paulo, Brazil

Elska magazine, my publication dedicated to sharing the bodies and voices of gay communities around the world, has put the spotlight on São Paulo, Brazil, for its latest book. Readers of Elska São Paulo are invited to travel virtually to the city and get to know a cross section of local[…]

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