Troy Perry founded the Metropolitan Community Church in 1968 to help LGBTQ believers like himself feel closer to God. It’s only one chapter in a life of history-making activism.
Tim Teeman is a multi-award winning senior editor and writer at The Daily Beast and the author of In Bed With Gore Vidal: Hustlers, Hollywood and the Private World of an American Master, published by Riverdale Avenue Books/Magnus. Before joining The Daily Beast, Tim was US Correspondent at The Times of London. Tim has won prestigious awards for his work from the Los Angeles Press Club, the New York Press Club, and from NLGJA (Association of LGBTQ Journalists).
America’s first Pride marches were held in 1970 in New York, L.A, San Francisco, and Chicago. Organizers and participants recall the post-Stonewall power of being seen and heard.
New books claim to trace the conflicts between Prince William and Prince Harry, from their childhood, to Meghan Markle, and a “silent coup” tied to Prince Andrew’s Epstein scandal.
Black queer playwrights Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue talk racism, joy, resistance, and why theater must be radically restructured to foster Black talent and tell Black stories.
Experts tell The Daily Beast a new photograph of the Loch Ness Monster may be a fake. But the enduring mystery, investigator Adrian Shine says, adds to the “gaiety of nations.”
In the first of a two-part series on Black queer playwrights with work in the “Pride Plays” season, Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee discuss racism, theater, and change.
The royal family celebrates Prince William’s 38th birthday—amid concerns that a new book will portray him as “unsympathetic” over Meghan and Harry’s exit from their royal roles.
“To have Don’s memory and legacy on the right side of history is incredible,” Melissa Zarda tells Tim Teeman, after fighting for her late brother in the landmark SCOTUS LGBTQ case.