Happy Pride Month, everyone! To help you get in the spirit of this excitingly queer time of year, we've put together a guide to everything you need to know about the OG Pride flags: what they mean now, then, and today.
In case you’ve been living under a Rock…the Oscars happened on Sunday, and we’re here to talk about a historical moment for the LGBTQ+ community. One of the biggest highlights of the night was Ariana DeBose winning the Best Support Actress Award, becoming the first openly queer woman of colour to win at the Oscars.
Many of us who are following the news on the Russia-Ukraine war will know that its citizens need our help and support. Numerous organisations have done amazing work in sharing stories, protesting, and raising relief funds. Some incredible LGBTQ+ groups actively helping the LGBTQ+ community in Ukraine are among them.
As we're growing and expanding, the next logical step for us is to outsource production, which is why we are delighted to announce a new partnership with Watford Workshop, an organisation that supports the work of people with disabilities.
The idea of 'coming out quietly' has been a practice for members of the LGBTQ+ community for many years. For this article, we'll narrow down some of the most recognised lesbian signals as well as their history and symbolism for the group.
While Pansexuality may be a new-ish member of the LGBTQ+ family, Pansexuality has become more widely recognised in recent years with Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Courtney Act and Bob the Drag Queen coming out as pan. There is some confusion as to what Pansexuality is (even within the queer community), so let's break it down in this article.
Unlike most pride flags within the LGBT community, the lesbian flag has seen many updates and changes since the first flag debut in 1999. The lesbian community has adopted several different flags and colours within the last two decades, some of which have been used as an official representation for a subculture
Christmastime can be a joyful occasion, but for some in the LGBT community, it can be a stressful and challenging time. Since the holidays are a time of giving and connecting with the people you love, you can take the time to give back to LGBT folks who may need some extra love this holiday season.
The conversation surrounding HIV/Aids has changed significantly since its first detection in the 1980s. While there is still a slight stigma for those living with HIV/Aids in the LGBTQ+ community, many charities and sexual health advocates have helped to change the trajectory. Thanks to their hard work, we now have more efficient testing facilities, access to preventative medication, and resources.
In October, 22-year-old Australian football player, Josh Cavallo, publicly came out as gay, becoming the first active (out) gay top-flight professional football player. It's a big moment for sporting professionals and the LGBTQ+ community
The trans community has been an integral part in the LGBTQ+ space, as many trans members have often been the face of equal rights and social justice for queer folks. This week marks Transgender Awareness Week, a time to honour, celebrate and bring awareness to the trans community and their experiences.
Asexuality has often been a hot topic for people outside and within the LGBTQ+ community. While the asexual community has met many challenges, their main struggle is to convince people that their orientation is valid. Here at RCREW we believe that every queer identity and experiences are real. We also believe that you are no less of a person just because you may not experience desire and attraction the same way others do.