This piece was originally published on The Boar Lifestyle page https://theboar.org/2020/06/history-pride-month-remembering-stonewall/ The history of Pride Month begins in 1969 with the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. On June 28th 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay club in Greenwich Village, Manhattan.Throughout the 1960s, members of the LGBTQ+ community faced extreme levels of […]Read More The History of Pride Month: remembering Stonewall
The latest collaboration between the BBC and the American television company FX is the breakthrough television series Pose. Set in 1980s New York, the series explores the complex social relations that existed between members of the LGBTQ community during the AIDs crisis. Having already broken records for the largest transgender cast in television history, this […]Read More Why we need a show like “Pose”
The global lingerie enterprise Victoria’s Secret has once again been facing extensive criticism after their Chief Marketing Officer Ed Razek admitted that transgender and plus-size women would not be allowed to walk in their shows. During an interview with Vogue magazine, the interviewer asked Razek “shouldn’t you have transexuals in the show?”. He responded with […]Read More Victoria’s Secret: Progressive and inclusive? Or another example of modern sexism?