Pride Style From Around the World
Last weekend, revelers all over the world gathered for parades and partying on the street in celebration of Pride Week. With the recent DOMA repeal behind us here in the States, the festivities were bright (duh) and the outfits were brighter. From Istanbul to San Francisco to Panama City, thousands of bodies marched and danced wrapped in shiny lamé, covered in feathers, and adorned with face paint. We gathered some of the wackiest looks from the festivities, including humongous Golden Girls heads with 'fro picks, a Lady Gaga-esque rotary phone headpiece, and some sort of clown crying tears of string (or are they really long eyelashes?). Let's just say that if your pride is proportional to your costume, these folks might be the proudest of them all.
Old Navy's Gay Pride T-Shirts Go on Sale This Wednesday
Remember those crappy Fourth of July t-shirts Old Navy used to sell every year? (They may still do it, who knows....) Well, the retailer is taking the idea of a commemorative shirt in a more progressive direction with a collection of gay pride-themed T-shirts for men, women, and babies. The best news: 10% of the proceeds go to the It Gets Better Project, a campaign launched by writer Dan Savage that aims to help gay kids get through those beyond difficult teenage years by showing them videos that capture the lives of gay adults who made it. The site's slogan reads: "Many LGBT youth can't picture what their lives might be like as openly gay adults. They can't imagine a future for themselves. So let's show them what our lives are like, let's show them what the future may hold in store for them." Want to support this great cause? Go to Oldnavy.com on Wednesday and order a t-shirt. Or visit Itgetsbetter.org to make a donation.