As an openly gay person of color — and one who has a fierce strut in high heels — Harper breaks numerous ballet stereotypes. Here’s how he found his power in authenticity and is using his visibility for good.
Matthew felt scared and alone, until one day a friend showed him a YouTube video of a trans man that finally put his feelings into words. Now he works to promote trans visibility to help others.
Michael grew up thinking he was the only gay person in the world. Later, as he came out and learned about the gay community, he wanted to share this knowledge. Now he runs tours in New York City to teach LGBTQ history.
As a young reporter in Wyoming, Jason Marsden befriended Matthew Shepard. He had no idea how Matthew’s death would change the direction of his life and help him come out as gay. This is his story.
Katie struggled to come out, but when she met an LGBTQ asylum seeker in college, she realized how much harder things were elsewhere. So she co-founded a resource to help LGBTQ people fleeing persecution.
In honor of Transgender Day of Visibility, Profiles in Pride and Transguy Supply are partnering to give away a prize package for transmasculine folks valued at $75.
After receiving an HIV diagnosis, Jamie Zapata turned her life around and became a Realtor. Now she’s an advocate for the LGBTQ community and is fighting for housing equality.
After overcoming sexual abuse, alcoholism, and gender identity issues, Amber Leventry is now sober and comfortable being non-binary, and they’re a huge advocate for their transgender child and the LGBTQIA community.
Daniel always knew he was gay, but with a Southern Baptist minister as a father, coming out didn’t seem like an option. Read about his path to living authentically and discovering his dream career in fashion.
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.