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February 12, 2019
Writer George M. Johnson is not impressed with Esquire's new cover story about what it means to gorw up as…
LGBT thegrio.com
October 12, 2018
Writer George M. Johnson appreciates the intentions behind National Coming Out Day, but hopes that there will come a time…
AIDS HIV thegrio.com
September 7, 2018
The United States Conference on AIDS began its annual conference on Thursday in sunny Orlando Florida.
Jamel Myles thegrio.com
Jamel Myles
August 30, 2018
The story of Jamel Myles is a moment that should have been met with compassion but was treated with skepticismof…
God is Trans thegrio.com
God Is Trans art exhibit by Genesis Tramaine.
July 17, 2018
The controversial exhibit "God is Trans" is shaking up the art world. Writer George Johnson reveiws the artwork and explains…
POSE thegrio.com
Indya Moore plays Angel in FX's Pose. (Photo courtesy of JoJo Whilden/FX)
June 4, 2018
Last night, FX debuted its newest show from creator Ryan Murphy, POSE—highlighting the more than 100-year-old ballroom scene in New…
Joy Reid
N(Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
April 26, 2018
The relationship between Black queer men and Black women is complex, beautiful, and ugly at the same time. Joy-Ann Reid’s…
gay adoption thegrio.com
(Word cloud illustration related to adopting child by gay couple. Courtesy of Fotolia)
February 28, 2018
The state of Georgia passed a measure that gives adoption agencies the right NOT to work with LGBTQ couples. The…