The Gay Rights movement has seen many successes and setbacks over the past twelve months. Sometimes events played out like a romcom, other times like a post-apocalyptic battle for the survival of the entire community. Good or bad, gay pride events around the world were rejuvenated with a political kick that upped the ante for parade goers. Stateside, same-sex wedded couples marched side by side with our nation’s openly gay servicemen and women now that DADT is repealed. Read on to see how Pride went down across the globe:
Article: Redesigning the gay flag
Rainbow colors were displayed everywhere in New York City (even Mother Nature got in on the celebration) this weekend, which culminated in the annual gay pride march down Fifth Avenue. Worldstudio presents some alternatives for a redesign of “the ubiquitous symbol of gay pride: the rainbow flag.” I think they’re a bit “meh,” but I…
Article: A time to rage and resist
Yesterday I wrote about the meaning of the rainbow flag to the gay community and its origins. So it seems rather appropriate that today I stumbled upon this fantastic video of Gilbert Baker, the creator of the rainbow pride flag.
Article: Hard bodies and a hello
Hello there. I am Bradford Shellhammer and I am new around these parts. While my fellow SUNfiltered bloggers have done a bang up job finding unique culture, film and music stories across the globe I intend to shake things up differently around here. I’m here to gay it up. Bedazzle the blog. Bring a disco beat. So…