Pride

TomboyX

Intimates

Gender-Neutral Brand TomboyX Creates Model Check-in Form

The series of questions are intended to help mitigate tensions around gender, race, special needs and any other triggers before production begins.

clock July 9, 2020Kellie Ell

Munroe Bergdorf

People

Activism Through Art Form: Munroe Bergdorf

“I want society to recognize our humanity, to offer us opportunity, to keep us safe and encourage us to live authentically.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

Helen Harris

People

Activism Through Art Form: Helen Harris

“To be poor is hard. To be Black is hard. To be queer is hard. To be all at once is a death sentence and that is not fair. I need the future to hold compassion and freedom and real happiness.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

Coco and Breezy

People

Activism Through Art Form: Coco and Breezy

“It’s great to be highlighted during Pride, but I hope that people can recognize the talent on an everyday basis. I hope that the community will receive equal opportunities, especially when it is our story to tell.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

DeVonn Francis

People

Activism Through Art Form: DeVonn Francis

“The fact of the matter is Black people have been the shapers and builders of so many important forms of dance, food, fashion and music, and it’s time to be properly credited and paid for that labor.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

Fashion Features

Coming Out Stories From Young Black Creatives

From Los Angeles to New York young, Black creatives share their coming out stories.

clock June 25, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

The scene at the World Pride Parade in New York.

Business Features

What the LGBTQ Community Actually Wants From Corporate America: Words and Actions

Twenty five percent of Kearney’s LGBTQ panelists favored companies donating to LGBTQ causes.

clock June 25, 2020Lisa Lockwood

A joyful moment form No Sesso's Spring 2020 show in New York. "A good friend of mine, Autumn Randolph, is the other designer of the brand," says No Sesso's Pierre Davis. "When we’re designing, it’s just us vibing out and having fun and thinking about things that we want to wear if we’re on a red carpet, if we’re going to the grocery store, if we are going anywhere, like if we’re just in the house."

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: A Conversation With Pierre Davis

The No Sesso designer talks about her Black trans experience at this watershed cultural moment, touching on Pride, daily dangers, optimism, creative power, and where fashion fits in.

clock June 22, 2020Bridget Foley

Jamie Gill, chief executive officer at Roksanda

People

Roksanda’s Jamie Gill on Being Gay, Indian and Breaking Glass Ceiling

An advocate of LGBTQ rights and ceo of Roksanda, Gill wants the fashion industry to be more inclusive.

clock June 22, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Honey Dijon

Fashion Features

Where Pride and BLM Meet: Honey Dijon on Race, Sex and the Upcoming Creative Renaissance

One of fashion’s favorite musical tastemakers explains why she believes the current unrest will bring about a new wave of art and creativity.

clock June 22, 2020Cathrin Schaer

How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Back for Pride Month 2020

Business Features

LGBTQ Community More Skeptical of Brands’ Pride Initiatives Than Total Population

Among LGBTQ respondents, for brands that “create gear and merchandise,” 40 percent of them said it was inauthentic.

clock June 22, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Micaiah Carter for Polo

Designer and Luxury

Pride, Racial Equality Are Twin Messages of Cast in Polo’s Campaign

Photographer Micaiah Carter and chef Kristen Kish are among the faces featured in this year’s campaign.

clock June 22, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Kristin Rankin Dresscode project panteneProject

Hair

Pantene USA Partners With The Dresscode Project for Pride

The Dresscode Project provides gender-inclusive haircuts and services to the LGBTQ community.

clock June 22, 2020James Manso

The scene at the World Pride Parade in New York.

Fashion Scoops

A Guide to Virtual Events for Pride Month 2020

These Pride Month celebrations have gone virtual in the wake of COVID-19.

clock June 18, 2020Layla Ilchi

Laverne Cox 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Arrivals, Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, USA - 22 Sep 2019

Fashion Scoops

Laverne Cox Auctions Pride-Themed Clutch in Celebration of Supreme Court Ruling

The actress and activist wore the clutch on the 2019 Emmys red carpet to spotlight Title VII.

clock June 16, 2020Layla Ilchi

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clock July 10, 2020Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

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