gay-rights

For LGBTQ Teens, TikTok Is the New Tumblr

This Peter may not be Peter Parker, but he is St. Louis, Missouri’s very own Amazing Spider-Man. The 17-year-old recent high school graduate is a…

Three Years Before Stonewall, There Was the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, remembered by many as a Rockettes-style kickline of drag queens facing down police in riot…

Why Some Gay Men Still Ask Their Partner’s Mom and Dad for Permission to Propose

Many consider asking a prospective father-in-law for permission to marry his daughter deeply sexist. The tradition was born centuries ago, when a young woman was…

The ‘Incidental Activism’ of Gay Dads

Days after Gabriel Blau’s son Elijah was born, he and his husband were greeted by a female neighbor in the elevator of their New York…