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 …

Poetry Books by LGBTQ+ Writers

Political, personal and powerful books by queer poets

This Pride, rather than inundate readers with products and merch to buy, we’re focusing on organizations dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community as well as the tremendous (and countless) contributions that LGBTQ+ individuals have made to the world—be it through art, activism or beyond. Here, we call contemporary poetry to attention. While it would be remiss not to mention talents like Pat Parker, June Jordan, Audre …

Best of CH 2020: Good Measure

Moments, movements and the people behind them that inspired us this year

Every year calls for continued contributions to individuals and organizations that need support. This year, COVID-19 taxed people beyond imagination—from illness and isolation, to housing and food insecurity. As the pandemic raged, the Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum and unified people around the world who demand an end to systemic racism. Through it all, we shared stories of artists and initiatives that sought to …