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From the ‘Zola’ movie trailer to Lil Nas X’s controversial video, here’s what’s been going on in the world this week!


Writer Casira Copes reminds us of the Renaissance’s most famous lesbian entertainer


Allyship is not enough anymore. Here’s what you can do.

Pride flag at a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court.
Pride flag at a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court.
Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images


Society focuses on one thing, but I see all the intersections

A protestor in a crowd holds up a sign that says “TRANS BLACK LIVES MATTER.”
A protestor in a crowd holds up a sign that says “TRANS BLACK LIVES MATTER.”
A protester wearing a mask holds a sign that says, “TRANS BLACK LIVES MATTER” with a flag on the sign among the large crowd in Foley Square. Photo: Ira L. Black/Corbis/Getty Images


I don’t have to worry about my appearance or strangers’ judgment. I’m limitless with my people.

Photo: Stephanie Foden/Getty Images


Health restrictions and violence against Black people has made it harder than ever to celebrate Pride this year

A young black woman holds up a rainbow flag at an outdoor gathering.
A young black woman holds up a rainbow flag at an outdoor gathering.
Photo: We Are/Getty Images


Through grassroots efforts, we’ve found abundance among ourselves

A photo of the trans flag hanging on a balcony.
A photo of the trans flag hanging on a balcony.
Photo: MarioGuti/Getty Images


XOXO

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned lover, here are some ways to keep the relationship spicy

A photo of two black women lying down on pavement, looking at each other and touching each other’s hair.
A photo of two black women lying down on pavement, looking at each other and touching each other’s hair.
Photo: Hello World/Getty Images


The new show will be the first on the network to be led by a queer person

A photo still from “Twenties,” a TV show on BET.
A photo still from “Twenties,” a TV show on BET.
Photo: BET


Flashback

While she didn’t intend for the song to be an LGBTQ anthem, its lyrics were an inspiration amid the AIDS crisis and homophobia

Gloria Gaynor, London, 1975. Photo: Michael Putland/Getty Images

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