Exterior of Metropolitan Museum with crowd on steps

Voguing Stars Take Center Stage at The Met

Dancers slay for a large crowd and judges outside the famed museum.

Stonewall Inn. A sea of rainbow Pride flags and marchers in front of Stonewall Inn.

NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall Raid, 50 Years Later

Activists say nothing has changed in the way the police interact with LGBTQ+ people of color.

Two rows of books, on the top there are three book covers including from left to right shout out anthology, kings queens and in-betweens, if it makes you happy. on the bottom two books including  all of us with wings and like a love story.

#ColorlinesReads: 5 LGBTQ+ Young Adult Books You'll Love

This year, celebrate Pride Month with five LGBTQ+ of color-focused titles for teens—or for yourself!

Alibi Lounge. Street shot from bar in Harlem showing flags and NYPD cruiser.

Rainbow Flags Burned Outside Harlem Bar on Eve of Pride

Alibi Lounge is dubbed the “only Black gay lounge in NYC.” Governor Andrew Cuomo directed New York’s Hate Crime Task Force to investigate the incident.

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Philly Unveils New Pride Flag with Black and Brown Stripes

The flag—which city officials and advocacy groups debuted outside City Hall during its Pride kick-off event—is the nation’s first to specifically recognize queer Black and Brown communities.

A man in New York City lays 50 red roses on an outdoor altar to commemorate the Pulse victims who died.

When the One Place That Feels Like Home is Invaded

Being queer and Latinx in the U.S. sometimes feels like it can be impossible to find our people. Now tragedy has found us.

A woman wearing a blue head scarf lights a candle on a long makeshift memorial alter that is dotted with rainbow flags

What You Need to Know About the Orlando Massacre, the Latinx LGBTQ Community and Islamophobia

From Coalición Unida to the Justice Department to the Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity, here is the conversation surrounding the mass murder of members of the Latinx LGBTQ community.

WATCH: Nina Simone Talks Revolution and Black Pride in Never Released Interview

Nina Simone: “It’s a good time for Black people to be alive. It’s a lot of hell and a lot of violence. But I feel more alive now than I ever have in my life.”

Albert Woodfox Released, Michael Slager Indicted for Murder, McKinney Protest

Some of Tuesday’s big stories

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Woman at NYC Pride

The actress was one of this year’s grand marshals for the parade.

Is Gay Pride Just for White People?

There’s still trouble in the gayborhood.

Mia McKenzie: Writing Feels Exceptional

Culture editor Jamilah King is chatting with queer and trans artists of color throughout June about the creative mind and the path toward liberation.

The Trouble With a More 'Family-Friendly' and 'Marriage-Minded' LGBT Pride

Gay Pride Parades have always been sexually charged spaces. And they should stay that way.

We're Here, We're Queer and We Look Real Cute

Five fashion designers who are putting the dandy back in gender queer.

Three Groups Unite Struggles for Racial Justice and LGBT Rights

We know that pitting queer people against people of color is a crass and sadly effective attempt to drive a wedge between two key constituencies. The Applied Research Center has released three new case studies of groups who are working to movements for LGBT rights and racial justice.