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Three LGBTQ+ Maestros Enriching the Arts Realm In the vibrant realm of visual art and literature, three queer maestros are breaking boundaries and elevating the creative landscape. With their unique perspectives and immense talent, these individuals are transforming the way we perceive and experience the arts.  Through their powerful storytelling, captivating imagery, and thought-provoking concepts, […]

Exploring the Bold Expression of Six LGBTQ+ Trailblazer Brands In celebration of Pride Month, we turn our attention to the culinary world and the incredible contributions of queer culinary artists in the form of iconic brands, revolutionizing the culinary landscape. These talented individuals are not only creating mouthwatering dishes and exquisite drinks but also challenging […]

The Impact Of The Activities Of Queercity Media & Productions On The LGBTQI+ Community In Nigeria The urge to express one’s innermost identity is an impulse rooted in any living species. And since humans – being more intelligent than most, have the ability and are more prone to conceal aspects of their lives that may […]

Black and Queer Crocheter and Sculptor Ramekon O’Arwisters Celebrates Heritage and Community Through Healing Crafts Experiences Southern-born crochet artist and sculptor Ramekon O’Arwisters describes his style as liberating, grounded, and authentic. “I feel most grounded and affirmed when I focus on my creativity. I can absolutely trust my creativity; it only requires that I remain […]

How Pleasing is it to Find One-of-a-Kind Engagement Rings for Your Soulmate? Finding the perfect custom-made jewelry can be a challenge. But if you’re in search of the ideal engagement ring, I’ve got you covered. This next brand is not only delivering custom-made jewelry, but it’s also addressing the LGBTQ+ community, specifically non-traditional couples who […]

With His Phluid Project, Rob Smith is Leading The Way in Breaking Down Barriers, Creating a More Inclusive Future For All In a world that can often feel hostile and unwelcoming to those who don’t fit into traditional gender roles, The Phluid Project is a beacon of hope. Today, when gender roles and expectations continue […]

Jill Osur’s Journey To Open Conversation on Gender, Racial, and LGBTQ+ Equality through Teneral Wines The word “teneral” describes a dragonfly just after metamorphosis, when it’s most vulnerable, with colorless wings still unable to fly. Within a few days, it gains full color in its wings, spreads them, and flies with grit and grace. Teneral […]

How a San Francisco LGBTQ+ Chocolatier Infuses Heart and Soul into Artisanal Chocolate Carol Gancia is the heart and soul of San Francisco’s LGBTQ+ chocolate enthusiasts, offering some of the most delicious artisanal chocolates. She is an immigrant, an LGBTQ+ member, an award-winning founder, and the head chocolatier at Kokak Chocolates. As the owner and […]

Food and Drinks with Chef Lisa Fernandes Born and raised in Toronto—the largest city in Canada, Chef Lisa Fernandes stayed there until age eleven. It seems like she was destined to be an open-minded individual due to her surroundings. She ate every cuisine imaginable; had friends from the Philippines, India, and beyond; and saw interesting […]

A No-Nonsense Profile of Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza “A fucking badass” is the literal definition of the self-appointed “Chingona” chef. It is obvious at first glance that Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza cuts her own figure. Born and raised in California, lived in Florida for eight years, returned to California, and eventually settled in Arizona, she […]

Chef Lazarus Lynch’s World of Food, Fashion, Art, and Social Impact One cannot miss Chef Lazarus Lynch. No matter the setting, he always catches people’s attention. There is, of course, his often eye-catching look. However, his energy—positive and enthusiastic—are even more apparent when one encounters him. Even on a day when he is wearing a […]

The 10 Best LGBTQIA+ Friendly Destinations to Travel to This Summer As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, it can be overwhelming to make travel plans that feel safe and inclusive. Although it is unrealistic to imagine a country free from prejudice and challenges, many cities across the world welcome LGBTQIA+ people with open arms. […]

Building Awareness of Women’s Empowerment History has shown that women have been the most disadvantaged group globally. That has been the case for all women regardless of culture, race, region, or religion. Across the world, gender equality is a basic human right. It is fundamental to having a peaceful and prosperous world.  However, girls and […]

The Best Me Conference Returns in 2023 to Inspire Black Women. Lauren Jennings, the founder of The Best Me Conference, grew tired of being the only Black woman in the room while serving in professional leadership roles.  “While this was something I had grown accustomed to, often, it felt exhausting,” she says.  She searched for […]

Grounded in the SF Bay’s BIPOC communities The mission of Pochino Press is to publish works that illuminate stories from the intersections where hybrid cultures meet. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, they focus on building and connecting communities of color, locally and internationally, through the works they choose to publish.  Their publications include […]

Uniquely Uniting People of Color Through Travel Ashley McDonough, a 25-year-old entrepreneur and visionary, made history in the travel industry for the global black community.  She not only built a global community for travelers of all backgrounds, but she also created the world’s first app, Melanin on the Map, dedicated specifically focusing on connecting people […]

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