COOL HUNTING’s PRIDE + PAINT + POWER Instagram Live Session

A digital paint-a-long to benefit NYC's LGBT Center

On COOL HUNTING’s Instagram Live tomorrow (26 June) from 2PM to 4PM, filmmaker and art advisor Jaé Joseph will host eight 15-minute conversations with artists and creatives, as they paint pride/protest posters. Viewers are invited to paint-a-long and participate in the accompanying fundraiser for The Center—NYC’s acclaimed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center. A link will be pinned to the live event, allowing viewers …

Meaningful Pride Style 2020

Represent in brands that give back while you protest, put in work and participate

Year after year, LGBTQ+ rights and representation have grown. To have had the ability, as editors, to choose our favorite products from a huge selection seems like a privilege that didn’t exist only a decade ago. And yet, it’s not enough. Of course charity plays a crucial component to the items below. All of the brands selected donate a portion of (or the entirety of) …

Shoga Films’ “Queer Harlem Renaissance: A Prospectus” Documentary

Drawing attention to several influential queer figures of the Harlem Renaissance—including Bessie Smith, James Baldwin, Countee Cullen and Ma Rainey—non-profit production company Shoga Films’ short documentary, Queer Harlem Renaissance: A Prospectus, highlights the importance of the Black LGBTQ+ community at the time. The explosive artistic, cultural and intellectual movement led to the emergence of numerous Black voices that would define the early 20th century. While …