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See How These 20 Celebrities Are Celebrating Pride on Instagram - Part 1

See How These 20 Celebrities Are Celebrating Pride on Instagram - Part 1

PRIDE | Jun 12, 2021

Pride has never been more visible with more and more celebrities embracing LGBTQ culture. And with social media platforms like Instagram, they can express their solidarity or personal connection directly to their fans.

Biden to Name Pulse Nightclub a National Memorial

Biden to Name Pulse Nightclub a National Memorial

NATIONAL | By Josh Boak | Jun 12, 2021

President Joe Biden said on the fifth anniversary of a mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that he will sign a bill naming the site as a national memorial.

Rash of Mass Shootings Stirs US Fears Heading Into Summer

Rash of Mass Shootings Stirs US Fears Heading Into Summer

CRIME | By Kathleen Foody | Jun 12, 2021

Two people were killed and at least 30 others were wounded in overnight mass shootings in three states, authorities said Saturday, stoking concerns that a spike in U.S. gun violence during the coronavirus pandemic could continue as summer dawns.

Tire Tracks Mar Reno's Rainbow-Colored Sidewalk

Tire Tracks Mar Reno's Rainbow-Colored Sidewalk

LOCAL | Jun 12, 2021

City workers in Reno plan to keep repairing a rainbow-colored Pride Month crosswalk that was marred by tire tracks after it was painted this week under the Reno Arch, while police investigate the damage as a property destruction crime.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Slams Jimmy Kimmel as Transphobic for Calling Her 'Trump in a Wig'

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Slams Jimmy Kimmel as Transphobic for Calling Her 'Trump in a Wig'

POLITICS | Jun 12, 2021

On Thursday California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner visited "The View," where she spoke positively of Donald Trump. That night Jimmy Kimmel called her "Trump in a wig."

5 Years After Pulse Shooting, the LGBTQ Gun Debate Grows in the Face of Escalating Threats, Bigotry

5 Years After Pulse Shooting, the LGBTQ Gun Debate Grows in the Face of Escalating Threats, Bigotry

NATIONAL | By Finbarr Toesland | Jun 12, 2021

In the wake of recent mass shootings and the five-year anniversary of the Pulse massacre, one might think that Americans — especially LGBTQ Americans — have had enough. They have. But many in the queer community are beyond protests and petitions.

White House Appoints Out, HIV+ Director for Office of National AIDS Policy

White House Appoints Out, HIV+ Director for Office of National AIDS Policy

AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 12, 2021

The White House announced the appointment of an out gay man, Harold Phillips, as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, or (ONAP). The June 5 announcement coincided with the 40th anniversary of the first report on AIDS.

Look: This Year's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photos

Look: This Year's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photos

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 12, 2021

Associated Press photographers awarded the Pulitzer Prize on Friday had dodged tear gas to capture protests against racial injustice and patiently built trust with elderly people to empathetically document the toll of the coronavirus pandemic.

Lochte, Chastened by Misdeeds, Takes Aim at 5th Olympics

Lochte, Chastened by Misdeeds, Takes Aim at 5th Olympics

SPORTS | Jun 12, 2021

Ryan Lochte knows what people think of him. He's eager to make them forget the worst.

Seized House Records Show Just How Far Trump Admin Would Go

Seized House Records Show Just How Far Trump Admin Would Go

POLITICS | By Colleen Long | Jun 12, 2021

Former President Donald Trump has made no secret of his long list of political enemies. It just wasn't clear until now how far he would go to try to punish them.

In US, Pride Month Festivities Muted by Political Setbacks

In US, Pride Month Festivities Muted by Political Setbacks

PRIDE | By David Crary | Jun 12, 2021

It's Pride Month, and gay Americans should have a lot to celebrate but the mood is somewhat bleak.

US Will Restore $1B for for California's Troubled Bullet Train

US Will Restore $1B for for California's Troubled Bullet Train

LOCAL | Jun 11, 2021

The federal government has reached an agreement to restore nearly $1 billion in funding for California's troubled bullet train, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced.

First Look: New Rainbow Lifeguard Tower Erected in Long Beach

First Look: New Rainbow Lifeguard Tower Erected in Long Beach

LOCAL | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 11, 2021

After a suspected arson destroyed the original tower, the community came together to put up a new symbol of Pride at Hermosa Beach.

Exhibit, Ceremony Mark 5th Anniversary of Pulse Massacre

Exhibit, Ceremony Mark 5th Anniversary of Pulse Massacre

NATIONAL | Jun 11, 2021

The 49 victims who were massacred at a gay nightclub shooting in Florida are being honored this week with a community run, a museum exhibit, a mass yoga session, a gay chorus performance and a street dance party.

Hungary: Bill Would Ban 'Promoting' Homosexuality to Minors

Hungary: Bill Would Ban 'Promoting' Homosexuality to Minors

INTERNATIONAL | By Bela Szandelszky and Vanessa Gera | Jun 11, 2021

Hungary's governing conservative party has prepared new legislation that bans showing pornographic material and any content portraying or promoting sex reassignment or homosexuality to anyone under 18.

Smilyn Celebrates Pride, One Color at a Time

Smilyn Celebrates Pride, One Color at a Time

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 11, 2021

In honor of Pride Month, here's a reminder of what the rainbow flag's colors stand for and the synergy that can be found in Smilyn's hemp CBD oil, CBD gummies, and other products.

MeUndies Launches #TellMe Pride Campaign to Celebrate Our Younger Selves

MeUndies Launches #TellMe Pride Campaign to Celebrate Our Younger Selves

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 11, 2021

MeUndies has taken to TikTok to ask some of our favorite LGBTQ influencers and allies what they might say to their younger selves.

Senate Decrees Pulse Nightclub Site National Memorial in Unanimous Vote

Senate Decrees Pulse Nightclub Site National Memorial in Unanimous Vote

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 11, 2021

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill to decree the site of Pulse nightclub — the gay nightspot in Orlando, Florida, that was the scene of a mass shooting in 2016 — a national memorial.

A Passion for Pride: dMart Gear is Rainbow Ready!

A Passion for Pride: dMart Gear is Rainbow Ready!

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 11, 2021

Gay-owned and operated dMart Gear is ready to outfit you with everything from tanks, T-shirts and drag-fabulous items sure to make Pride 2021 one to remember.

Message in a Jacket: Jill Biden Offers 'Love' During UK Trip

Message in a Jacket: Jill Biden Offers 'Love' During UK Trip

POLITICS | By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani | Jun 11, 2021

Jill Biden is sending a sartorial message of "love" as she accompanies her husband President Joe Biden overseas.

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