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Janelle Monae Recognized by WeHo Pride for Her Artistry and Advocacy

Janelle Monáe has been named by the City of West Hollywood as WeHo Pride’s grand marshal icon, while JoJo Siwa is WeHo Pride’s next gen icon. Monáe’s honor comes as the Grammy-nominated singer, author and Hidden Figures actor continues to inspire others with her artistry and advocacy. Having become a figure for queer people of […]

Outfest Launches Fan Event for Pride Month With Focus on Queer TV

Outfest is launching The OutFronts, a five-day digital festival for TV fans that will feature free panel discussions and exclusive members-only content featuring talent from LGBTQIA+ shows and projects. The inaugural event, timed to coincide with Pride Month, is set for June 4-7 with presenting sponsors Hyundai, IMDb and IMDbPro. Streamed on Outfest Now, the […]

Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter’s Pride Summit & Prom Features Performances, Glam Tutorials and Moving Conversations

Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter's Pride Summit and Pride Prom opened on Saturday with a strong call for "every single one of us" to stand up against racism and police brutality.

Caitlyn Jenner’s Encouraging Words, Tituss Burgess’ Uplifting “Dance MF” Performance and More Highlights From Pride Prom

Stars hailing from the television, film and music industries came together virtually to honor and recognize the LGBTQ community at Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter’s second annual Pride Summit and Pride Prom this Saturday.

Lilly Wachowski and Abby McEnany on the Power of Showcasing “Unpalatable Queers” on TV

Lilly Wachowski and Abby McEnany — stars and writers of Showtime's LGBTQ-centered series 'Work in Progress' — participated in Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter's Pride Summit on Saturday. During their live-streamed discussion, the talented duo spoke about the power of showcasing "unpalatable queers" in 2020.

‘Studio City’ Actor Scott Turner Schofield Slams Trump’s Revoking of Trans Health Care Protections

Scott Turner Schofield, the first transgender man to receive a Daytime Emmy nomination, brought attention to the Trump administration's decision to roll back health care protections.

Lena Waithe, Jonica Gibbs Explore How Lesbian Representation in TV Creates a “Space of Understanding”

Lena Waithe chatted with mentee and ‘Twenties’ star Jonica Gibbs about pushing the envelope of Black and lesbian representation in media, unlearning bad behavior and more at Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter’s second annual Pride Summit and Prom.

Todrick Hall and Steven Canals on the Uphill Battle Toward Representation

As part of Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter's Pride Summit and Pride Prom on Saturday, Todrick Hall and 'Pose' co-creator Steven Canals sat down to speak about their respective journeys to industry recognition.

Wilson Cruz and ‘Visible’ Team on the Importance of LGBTQ Representation in 2020: “There Is a Lot More Work to Be Done”

Actor Wilson Cruz, producer Jessica Hargrave and director Ryan White participated in Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter's Pride Summit on Saturday. During an online panel — titled "Apple TV+ Presents: Visibility" — the team behind Apple TV+'s docuseries Visible: Out on Television discussed the importance of LGBTQ representation in a time of unprecedented divisiveness.

Boy George Gets Real About Global Protests, Pronouns and More at Pride Summit

Boy George doesn't understand how people can look at the protests over the death of George Floyd taking place around the world and not sympathize with the protestors. "If you're a human being and you see these things, you cannot be not affected," he says. "I mean, if you're not affected, you have no soul!"

Patrisse Cullors Urges White People to Stand Up for Black Lives: “We Need Everybody Right Now”

In kicking off the Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter's second annual Pride Summit and Prom on Saturday, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors described herself as a "proud, queer Black woman" who has been out since she was 16 years old.

Elegance Bratton on Trans Youth-Focused Doc ‘Pier Kids’: “I Hope That People Are Listening”

Filmmaker Elegance Bratton and producer Chester Algernal came together on Thursday for a thought-provoking discussion with Dear White People's Effie Brown as part of Outfest's United in Pride digital film festival.