New York Times: Pride 2020 Special Report

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?”

www.nytimes.com/2020/06/16/arts/author-gay-pride-2020.html

Andrea Jenkins, the first black, openly transgender woman to be elected to public office in the US, explains why she is Somber but Optimistic

www.nytimes.com/2020/06/16/us/andrea-jenkins-councilwoman-transgender-minneapolis.html

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

www.nytimes.com/2020/06/16/us/coronovirus-covid-transgender-lgbtq-jobs.html

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

https://www.nytimes.com/article/gay-pride-2020-events-online.html

Courtesy of the New York Times

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