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.
We want to thank our readers and spread a little holiday cheer. Profiles in Pride has partnered with trans icon Buck Angel to offer a Holiday Giveaway! Learn how to enter to win three great prizes for the LGBTQ community.
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.
As a queer, nonbinary person, Ainsley brings a unique perspective to the heteronormative wedding industry. This is their story of coming out and becoming a wedding planner for the LGBTQ community.
Raised in a Catholic Latino family, Alexander struggled to come out as gay. Now he’s out and proud, and a co-host on the first LGBTQ Latinx talk show.
Learn about our exciting giveaway for Coming Out Day, featuring over $200 in prizes from six LGBTQ-owned businesses we’ve had the pleasure of profiling.
As a transportation engineer, trans woman, and special needs parent, Danielle Skidmore brings a unique blend of perspectives as she runs for Austin City Council this November.