pride month

Op-ed: Linqua Franqa says Pride is both a form of resistance and a celebration
Op-ed: Linqua Franqa says Pride is both a form of resistance and a celebration
In the twilight of June 28, 1969, cops crashed the Stonewall Inn in New York City’s Greenwich Village, dragging fistfuls of queer employees and patrons out into the early morning dark. When the crowds fought back, the cops barricaded themselves into the bar they’d violently emptied, which the crowd then set on fire. Six days o...
Trixie Mattel is broadening the horizons of drag performance
Trixie Mattel is broadening the horizons of drag performance
Drag superstar, performing musician, cosmetics innovator, YouTube sensation, comedian—Trixie Mattel seems to do it all. Winner of the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, Mattel has already recorded three albums of original music, launched a successful cosmetics line, published a New York Times bestseller, released her own documentary and racked up over a million subscribers on her YouTub
Yves has a mission in life to do something greater with his work
Yves has a mission in life to do something greater with his work
When we think about influence in an age where anyone with access to the internet and a substantial following is dubbed as an “influencer,” I raise the question of what the requirements are on the topic. Influence has the capacity to have an effect on the character, development or behavior of someone or something—or the effect itself. A few folks come...
AltPress Weekly: Bob Dylan, Meet Me @ The Altar, Trixie Mattel and more
AltPress Weekly: Bob Dylan, Meet Me @ The Altar, Trixie Mattel and more
Welcome to the second installment of AltPress Weekly. Each week, we’ll cover new things we want you to check out. We’ll shout out fresh song drops and vintage finds, highlighting longtime favorites and brand-new discoveries. We’ll also feature the stories we can’t stop thinking about, along with all of the goings-on here at Alternative Press. This week, we want ...
Savage X Fenty celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community with Savage X Pride
Savage X Fenty celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community with Savage X Pride
Rihanna’s lingerie brand Savage X Fenty is kicking off Pride Month in style, launching their first-ever Pride collection, Savage X Pride. The collection, released June 1, features 25 new pieces to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. The collection includes lacy bras, smoking jackets and crotchless panties for bodies and identities of all kinds.  Re...
Nickelodeon confirms SpongeBob is part of the LGBTQ+ community
Nickelodeon confirms SpongeBob is part of the LGBTQ+ community
Nickelodeon is celebrating Pride Month in a big way this year by spotlighting characters and actors who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. SpongeBob SquarePants was included in the brand’s tweet, and the internet is ecstatic. On Saturday morning, Nickelodeon tweeted, “Celebrating #Pride with the LGBTQ+ community and their allies this month and every month.” Read mor...
These 9 queercore artists are moving awareness, art and moshpits forward
These 9 queercore artists are moving awareness, art and moshpits forward
June 1 marks Pride Month 2020, the perfect reason to celebrate all things queercore. Our new APTV video throws some light on artists who have the songs and the swagger to get into your hearts and your playlists. From acoustic whimsy to volume dials that go to 12, these artists are here and queer and you better get used to it...
Cleveland Drag Queens React to the Altpress Pride Issue
Cleveland Drag Queens React to the Altpress Pride Issue
Alternative Press has celebrated individuality and self-expression through art and culture for 33 years and for the first time ever, AP 358 honors all things PRIDE with our stunning cover queen Adore Delano. We recently hit the streets of our beloved hometown of Cleveland, OH to catch up with local queens Peach Fuzz, Aurora Thunder, Nate Puppets (and Rickety Rat) and Alexis Atauri to get their rea

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