Google the word gay right now and you get this lovely rainbow-colored border around the search bar on the results page. It’s intended to celebrate LGBT Pride Month, which is held in June in honor of the Stonewall Riots, begun in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969.
Of course, today many Americans are celebrating a new hallmark in the gay rights movement, once again taking place in late June.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.