In June, we celebrate the progress and impact that the LGBTQ community has made in the United States with a month-long celebration of acceptance and love, while also recognizing how much further we have to go to achieve true equality. The festivities take place during the first month of summer to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which was a tipping point for the gay liberation movement and helped pave the way for today’s LGBTQ fight for rights. As pride month kicks off with parades, marches, and parties across the world, here’s a look at a few well-known faces that are making a difference in this community in the United States today.
‘I’m white and I’m skinny and I pass’: Trans actress, ‘Euphoria’ breakout star Hunter Schafer acknowledges her privilege within the LGBTQ community
"Euphoria" breakout actress Hunter Schafer, is proud of HBO's portrayal of a complex trans story. However, she knows that there's still work to be done to more accurately represent the LGBTQ community. Video | Yahoo […]
Dominique Jackson of ‘Pose’ on LGBTQ Pride and culture: ‘Trans women have always been the nurturers’
“Ball culture saved my life, and many people don’t understand that,” says Dominique Jackson, star of "Pose," and upcoming host of NYC's pride parade. Video | Yahoo lifestyle
"Ma" comes on the heels of two Jordan Peele horror hits, and before a new "Candyman" remake and Chris Rock-conceived "Saw" reboot. Interviews | Yahoo Entertainment