15 Podcasts from LGBTQ+ Creators to Add to Your List
Covering everything from history and politics to pop culture, LGBTQ podcasts are as diverse as the queer community.
Companies Are Trying to Cash In on Juneteenth. Here’s Why That’s a Problem
Big brands are trying to profit off Juneteenth, but that's not what the holiday is about.
As an Immigrant, This Is What the 4th of July Means to Me
For many U.S. immigrants, the 4th of July is a day to reflect on what America stands for, recommit to...
31 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses to Support During Pride Month and All Year Long
From queer-centered bookshops to gender-diverse apparel, we've rounded up some excellent LGBTQ-owned businesses to shop throughout the year.
What Is Juneteenth, and Why Do We Celebrate It?
The national holiday commemorates the end of slavery and has been celebrated by Black Americans for more than a century....
The Juneteenth Flag: The History Behind Its Colors and Symbols
It's red, white, and blue—and a proud symbol of African American history. Meet the Juneteenth flag.
25 Best Books by Black Authors You’ll Want to Know About
These engaging and powerful books will stay with you long after you’ve finished them.
Why Black History Month Is More Important Than Ever
While it's important to celebrate Black culture and contributions, it's equally important to acknowledge how society still oppresses and discriminates...
11 “Facts” About the Civil Rights Movement That Aren’t True
Separating fact from fiction isn’t just important from a historical perspective—it’s also essential in winning today’s fight against racial injustice.
How the Rainbow Became the Symbol for LGBTQ+ Pride
Since the 1970s, the rainbow has been a universally recognized symbol for LGBT pride. But why was the rainbow chosen...
Why Desegregation Didn’t Put an End to Racism in America
On the Civil Rights Trail: “What we needed was equality, but what we got was integration.”
80 Powerful Black History Month Quotes That Will Inspire You and Move You
Learning about Black History Month can be inspirational, and the quotes below are sure to move and motivate you.