Skating to Equality With Artist Jeffrey Cheung

At LA's New Image Art, two concurrent shows highlight art from the QTPOC community

Artist and skater Jeffrey Cheung is defining a new era for skateboarding, pushing the culture to be more colorful and diverse. As a co-founder of Unity Press & Skateboarding, Cheung is creating a zone to represent and support queer skaters—and he has been thriving at this mission. Unity is Oakland-based but Cheung and co-founder Gabriel Ramirez have brought their vibe to West Hollywood’s New Image Art, presenting Pave—a …

Photos from NYC’s 2016 Pride March

In a Pride parade that was celebratory as well as heartbreakingly reflective, NYC’s LGBTQIA community and its allies were out in huge numbers yesterday. With some 30K+ people marching and 1.6 million spectators, the march was apparently the biggest in the world. While there were plenty of playful, sparkly and skimpy outfits; rainbows aplenty; dancing and smiling faces; there were also solemn moments. The Gays …