The yearly Afrocentric music, art and fashion festival assembles in Brooklyn for the 14th time. See all of the incredible looks donned by the attendees on Day 1 with performances by Leikeli47 and Tierra Whack.
First Days of NYC BLM Protests Recap
Revisit the first few days of the racial injustice protests in New York City.
Life in the Bubble: Celebrating Pride in a COVID Free Country
Being one of the most successful countries in curbing COVID-19, Taiwan was the only country in the world that was able to host the largest in-person Pride in 2020.
Spectrum Formosus Carves Out Space For Techno Loving Queers In Mountainous Outskirts Of Taipei
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The Stonewall Protests are Here to Abolish the System
Every Thursday, Black queer and trans activists assemble at The Stonewall Inn to fight for all Black life and abolish the system.
NYC’s Biggest Drag Festival Sort of Just Happened in Spite of Corona
The social-distancing event happened over the course of a Saturday evening in Maria Hernandez Park in Brooklyn.
We Need to Talk About Belarus
Because it might be a cautionary tale for the upcoming US elections.
Ball to Action: Ballroom-Styled Direct Action Event for #OccupyCityHall
The Ballroom community and Kiki Scene get together to speak out against police and state violence at #OccupyCityHall.
Amsterdam Pride Walk: Walking For Those Who Cannot Join
The annual Amsterdam Pride Walk has been cancelled in 2020 due to coronavirus, but it still serves as a good reminder of why Pride marches started happening in the first place.
This Is The Future Queer Liberation Protesters Are Fighting For
"It’s 2020, and we are still dealing with issues that we’ve been dealing with for hundreds of years. It’s ridiculous. This needs to end now."
Bushwig Celebrates Pride & Rides In Solidarity With BLM
Bushwig drag festival celebrates Pride and honors the Black Lives Matter movement in Brooklyn, NY.
Looking Back At Miami’s First Controversial Wynwood Pride
In 2019, Miami's 1st Wynwood Pride split local talent into 2 opposing camps. In 2020, the festival is back in digital form.
15K People Show Up For Black Trans Lives At Brooklyn Liberation March
On June 14, 2020, 15K people wearing all white, marched at Brooklyn Liberation for Black Trans Lives.
Queer Juneteenth Jubilee in Harlem
Three black led organizations bring Juneteenth Jubilee to Harlem, celebrating Black Lives through Joy- a celebration in the form of protest.
Ru Lab: RPDR Season 12 Premiere Screening With Sherry Pie
Ru Lab holds RuPaul's Drag Race season 12 premiere screening at the Lyft HQ. With Sherry Pie as a surprise guest.
Wigwood IV: Contributing to Miami’s LGBTQ+ History
Wigwood is South Florida’s biggest queer performance festival, and what makes it so special is the person behind it.
Wigwood IV: Day 1 Portraits
Portraits from Day 1 of Wigwood IV, with Queef Latina, Amanda Lepore, Lady Paraiso, Opal Am Rah, Sleeper and more.
Wigwood III: Disrupting Miami’s Gay Tourist Scene
Miami’s Wigwood Festival was created for the locals by a local drag queen Queef Latina, but it’s quickly becoming so much more than anyone expected.
Bushwig Throws Intergalactic NYE Party After a 7-Year Hiatus
We can never get enough of Buswhig, so when we got invited to attend their second NYE celebration in almost a decade, all bets were off.
Opinion: What Is Your Responsibility When Representing Your Community?
The PoC Drag Art Collective Held Its First Fundraiser. What was meant to be a supportive and uplifting event took a sudden turn.
Why Afropunk Atlanta Might Be The Last Time I Am Traveling For The Festival
Atlanta hosts Afropunk festival for the 4th time this year, but it might be the last time I am traveling for the festival. Here is why.
Wild Things Come Out To Play At 46th Annual Village Halloween Parade, NYC
NYC based photographer Erin Teresa Browning finds herself amongst Wild Things at the 46th Annual Village Halloween Parade.
Plastic Fantastic At Susanne Bartsch’s “Valley Of The Dolls” Halloween Party At MoMA PS1
MoMA PS1 hosts one of the most looked forward to parties of the year. Mark Minton takes us behind the scenes.
Taipei’s First Pride After Same-Sex Marriage Legalization
Nearly 200,000 people attended Taipei Pride in 2019, making it the biggest one yet for the island.
How Fka twigs Overpowered The Loss Of Voice At Afropunk Atlanta
FKA twigs lost her voice due to tonsillitis ahead of her Afropunk Atlanta performance. The artist still persevered & delivered a stunning performance.
The Annual Trans March During Atlanta Pride, 2019
The Annual Trans March in Atlanta celebrates the visibility of the trans and non-binary community, while remembering the lives lost due to violence.
49th Annual Atlanta Pride Was a Family Affair
Atlanta Pride was first held in 1970, just a year after the Stonewall riots, which served as a catalyst to the Pride movement in Atlanta.
My First Time At Bushwig, By Mark Minton
You are definitely in for a treat if this is your first time attending Buswhig. Read about Mark Minton's experience.
“Be Cute, Bushwig Hangover”
Mark Minton recounts his poppers fueled night at "Be Cute, Bushwig Hangover" party in Littlefield, Gowanus.
How I lost My Activism Virginity And Why You Should Too
Lexy attended Climate Strike in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on September 27, 2019. The march was organized by a climate justice organization "Uprose."
Bushwig 2019: Portraits And Performances With Slayyyter, Aja, Florida Maniac And More
Portraits and performances from Bushwig 2019 at the Knockdown Center, with Slayyyter, Aja, Florida Maniac, Luka Ghost, Juku & more.