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QUEER FLIGHT • LGBTQ+ people who fled to Ukraine from anti-queer places like Russia and countries in Africa are now being left behind amid the war.
CASUALTY OF WAR • A leader of the antigay crackdown in Chechnya was reportedly gunned down while aiding Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine.
DEEP THERAPY • Charlie Health offers intensive mental health treatment via video, with specific services for LGBTQ+ youth.
THE GOLDEN QUEERS • An apartment community under construction in Palm Springs aims to offer LGBTQ+ seniors luxury living where they can be out and proud.
TEACHABLE MOMENTS • The feds green-light a program to prepare medical professionals to effectively treat LGBTQ+ patients and their very specific problems.
JUSTICE DONE • Sri Lankan authorities have persecuted lesbian Rosanna Flamer-Caldera and her organization. Now the United Nations has ordered them to stop.
Terror in Iraq • Human rights groups interviewed more than 50 Iraqi victims of anti-LGBTQ+ violence in a report about the impunity attackers receive.
WHEN IN ROME • For the first time in the country’s history, Italy will no longer require people to undergo medical treatment to register a nonbinary gender on legal documentation.
FILM FORWARD • A development lab aims to support women and nonbinary individuals in the movie industry.
10 THINGS TO GET YOU THROUGH PRIDE SEASON
THE KIDS ARE NOT ALL RIGHT • The far right is determined to undo LGBTQ+ progress, and trans youth are at the center of its attacks.
REMEMBERING THOSE WE’VE LOST
TRACKING FATAL VIOLENCE AGAINST TRANS AMERICANS • 2021 saw a record number of violent deaths of trans people in the U.S., and the epidemic is still ongoing in 2022.
HEART & SOUL • The chef behind Twisted Soul on overcoming the three strikes of being a Black lesbian woman creating modern global soul food — and what comes next.
FAMILY MAN • WINNING OLYMPIC GOLD HASN’T STOPPED TOM DALEY FROM CONCENTRATING ON FAMILY, ADVOCACY, AND KNITTING WILLY WARMERS FOR FRIENDS.
HOT FLASH • Parallels between a gay man’s experiences and those of women dealing with hormonal changes led to an innovative natural-products venture.
Change Is Gonna Come • There’s not much data on the specific menopausal experience of queer cis women and trans men, but that could soon change.
An Open Book • Groundbreaking trans actress and activist Alexandra Billings opens up about sex work, HIV, and harassment in Hollywood in a new memoir.
Harvey and Me • With dozens of anti-LGBTQ+ bills popping up around the United States, it’s time to take a page from Harvey Fierstein’s playbook.
2022 CHAMPIONS OF PRIDE • There are amazing LGBTQ+ people improving visibility and fighting for the rights of our community in every state across the country, even if it doesn't make national news coverage. Each year, The Advocate profiles LGBTQ+ activists, artists, politicians, and everyday people making a difference for the rest of us. Meet our champions of 2022 Pride.
REIMAGINING TOM • A NEW TOM OF FINLAND SKETCHBOOK GIVES A FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON THE ICONIC GAY ARTIST.
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