MNDR + Scissor Sisters: Swerlk

GLAAD, the Scissor Sisters and MNDR all joined forces for “Swerlk,” a playful dance track that pays homage to the queer community and culture. “Swerlk” is a portmanteau of twerk, twirl, werk, swirl and swerve. Further, all proceeds from the single benefit the Contigo Fund (founded in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting), which works to advance Latinx and LGBTQ+ causes—especially those that overlap. …

Pride Style 2017

Wear your true colors on your sleeves and just about everywhere else, while supporting important organizations

Visibility represents a primary component to Pride Month, the LGBTQ+ community’s rolling series of celebrations, talks, parades and activist events across the nation. As members of this diverse, beautiful body of individuals stand forward with strength and defy suppression and ignorance, apparel becomes more than a fashion statement, it’s a political one. It’s a unifier, a group announcement, and a bold statement of togetherness. The …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An '80s all-girl skate gang, a Jaguar E-Type hearse, mapping NYC's LGBTQ+ landmarks and more in our look around the web

1. Extraordinary Aurora Given a Very Ordinary Name Termed as an aurora, but technically an aurora-like feature, this phenomenon behaves differently—and has been named differently too. While most auroras ripple and fade horizontally, this one appears as a bright green/purple vertical streak. “Steve,” as its known, was discovered by the Alberta Aurora Chasers, who follow and photograph the Northern Lights and it’s now been verified …