Caroline Kingsbury’s Pride 2022 Playlist for COOL HUNTING

This track list features dramatic dance-floor numbers and tales of empowerment

For our Pride playlist this year, LA-based queer indie-pop recording artist Caroline Kingsbury looked to a recent personal experience to inspire an energized, expressive and empowering track list around the self-selected theme “Chaotic Pride Breakup.” Kingsbury—who recently released a five-track EP, Remixes from Heaven, following her boldly textured and genre-spanning 2021 debut album, Heaven’s Just A Flight—chose songs she herself has been listening to following the end of …

MetaPride Land Kicks Off Pride With Celebration and Support

More than NFTs, this metaverse space aims to create a community and offer support for LGBTQ+ individuals

The metaverse continues to provide countless ways for people to engage with likeminded (and differently minded) individuals all over the globe, but it’s not always positive. Inequities exist in the digital world just like anywhere else. After encountering this personally, Matt Stevenson (who has worked at TIME and Wired) and Jake Resnicow (who has produced events all over the world, many of which raised significant …

Full of Pride Mugs

Minimal on the outside and colorful on the inside, Our Place’s Full of Pride Mugs pay tribute to chosen families. They designed by Viviana Matsuda, a queer Japanese-Mexican ceramicist, and they will lend financial support to the community, donating 20% of its profits to the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Food Pantry—which assists people facing food insecurity—during June. Price is for a set of two.