Carine De Mesmaeker, former DJ and owner of a lesbian bar, noticed a trend: lesbian bars were closing, but festivals were on the rise. So she decided to create one for gay women in Europe.
Justice Horn was scared to come out, but much to his surprise, his teammates and coaches were supportive. This is his story of being an openly gay college athlete and his advice for those still in the closet.
A trans man, author, speaker, and consultant, Ryan Sallans works tirelessly to educate schools and businesses on the trans community and their needs. He also works with the Jim Collins Foundation to help the trans community access surgeries.
After realizing the needs of Houston’s LGBTQ community weren’t being met by any existing publications, Kelsey and Megan decided to create their own magazine that focused on queer southerners.
Several years into her military career, Jenny Thielke realized she was gay. But there was just one problem: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was still in place. This is her story of going from serving in the closet to being out, open, and a mentor for other LGBTQ troops.
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David Millbern, a gay actor and producer, wanted to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Advocate. So he created a documentary to chronicle the past 50 years of LGBTQ history and celebrate The Advocate’s role in it.
In high school, Blake was severely bullied and harassed for being gay. So he created a platform to help bullied teens — LGBTQ and otherwise — feel empowered have a voice.
Daniel, a popular home renovation blogger, thinks being gay is the least remarkable thing about him. This is his story of making a space for himself in an industry that so often doesn’t reflect him.
Buck Angel found success as the first trans man in porn. He’s now using that visibility to make an impact as an LGBTQ activist, speaker, entrepreneur, and mentor. This is his story.