New-York Historical Society To Expand with NYC’s First LGBTQ+ History Museum

NYC’s oldest museum, the New-York Historical Society, will expand to include the forthcoming American LGBTQ+ Museum, the city’s first institution dedicated to queer history and culture. It will populate the top floor of a five-story addition to be developed on a lot the museum purchased for the purpose of expansion in 1937. Ideation for the museum began back in 2017 and since then, it has …

Love Songs by Queer Artists

To celebrate Pride, some of the COOL HUNTING team's favorite tunes by LGBTQ+ musicians

To celebrate Pride and all versions of love—romantic, platonic, familial, quiet, loud, playful, secret, spiritual, enduring—COOL HUNTING’s editorial team assembled a playlist. Eschewing gay anthems for love songs, the selections are by some of our favorite contemporary queer artists. Spanning genres and defying categories, every track is imbued with emotion—whether it’s about a brief dance floor romance or a transformative relationship. From Raveena and Troye …

LGBTQ+ Non-Profit Organizations To Support

Life-saving services, financial assistance, rights advocacy and more crusades for the queer community

An array of organizations actively reinforce the rights that LGBTQ+ people have won in their struggle for equality, and many more continue to fight oppression, injustice and violence against the queer community. Not only during Pride, but all year long, it’s important to keep these organizations top of mind and assist when possible, be that through volunteering or financial support. Pride should be a time …