NEW YORK- To mark fifty years since the first Pride March, the New York Times today published a Pride special report [www.nytimes.com/spotlight/lgbt-pride], featuring LGBTQ voices on the challenges and possibilities of these troubled times.
Authors Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado, and Thomas Page McBee reflect on a complicated moment for the L.G.B.T.Q. community, reflecting on the question “What Does Pride Mean Now?”
Andrea Jenkins, the first black, openly transgender woman to be elected to public office in the US, explains why she is Somber but Optimistic
Ted Loos explores what lockdown has meant for the creative work of LGBTQ Artists and Writers [www.nytimes.com/2020/06/16/arts/gay-lgbt-artists-coronavirus-theater-dance.html], and Scott James writes, as the pandemic ravages the country, there are concerns that the already marginalized group of transgender people will be further left behind
To take part in the spirit and mission of Pride, charge up your computers, tablets and smartphones: the Times has compiled your digital online digest for Pride month events
Courtesy of the New York Times