The latest news on Pride, an annual recognition occuring every June of LGBTQ people and their history. A rainbow flag is often the symbol of the marches and festivities, the exact date of Pride differs city by city. Most locations time their Pride festivities for the last weekend in June to coincide with the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, when LGBTQ people stood up to police brutality at New York's Stonewall bar.
Trans lawmaker targets Ron DeSantis in his own backyard
If DeSantis "continue to push this hateful and discriminatory legislation," he will "wind up in footnotes of history," Zooey Zephyr told Newsweek.
Trump-appointed judge strikes down GOP's "unconstitutional" drag show ban
Federal Judge Thomas Parker described the Tennessee law as a "restriction on the freedom of speech."
Florida school offers yearbooks omitting LGBTQ+ content after backlash
This is the second consecutive year that student-made yearbooks at Lyman High School have sparked controversy over content related to the LGBTQ+ community.
Pride event sparks fight outside elementary school
Tensions rose between two conflicting protests at an elementary school in North Hollywood on Friday.
Joe Rogan calls Dylan Mulvaney Kid Rock's "archenemy" amid Bud Light furor
Rogan recently weighed in on Mulvaney's brief partnership with Bud Light, which prompted a violent reaction from Kid Rock.
Target loses $4B in less than a week as stock price continues to slide
Target continues its losing streak in the stock market.
Ron DeSantis score huge win as "Don't Say Gay" judge takes Disney case
The new judge previously ruled in DeSantis's favor over his controversial "Don't Say Gay" legislation.
Who is Logan Brown? Pregnant trans "Glamour UK" cover star sparks outrage
A transgender man proclaimed in a British magazine, "I'm a pregnant trans man and I do exist," sparking fury online.
Major brands silent about Pride Month after backlash
Several brands under fire for "woke" advocacy have remained silent on the first day of Pride Month when they are usually expected to post on social media.
Dylan Mulvaney advertises new brand after Bud Light fallout
The social media influencer has slowly returned to tagging and promoting brands on Instagram, amid ongoing furor over her partnership with Bud Light.
By Stepping Into the Culture War, the Dodgers Only Alienate Fans
When it chooses sides on controversial issues, as the Los Angeles Dodgers are currently doing, everyone feels like they just struck out.
Inside Chick-fil-A's generational shift of values
"A lot of other companies right now are looking at this controversy and other controversies," a marketing expert told Newsweek.
Twitter censoring film misgendering transgender people angers conservatives
On Thursday, Twitter CEO Elon Musk responded to the issue by saying that the censorship of the film was a "mistake" and noted that "it is definitely allowed."
Joe Rogan weighs in on whether Bud Light will "bounce back" after backlash
"There's never been a brand that got hit like this before," Rogan said on his podcast. "This is a big deal."
This Pride, Brands Need to Stand by the Trans Community
Where Bud Light and Target went wrong is simple: they let a coordinated political attack on LGBTQ people, led by a handful of activists and extremists, take their businesses hostage.
Target Pride designer's "rainbow capitalism" swipe at company: "Dangerous"
Erik Carnell, whose items were removed from Target's Pride collection, accused the company of distancing itself from the LGBT community "when convenient."
Video of children "indoctrinated with gender ideology" at Disney goes viral
A video of a "male" fairy godmother apprentice performer at Disneyland in California has gone viral after angering some social media users.
Bud Light stock suffers huge tumble as company loses $4 billion in one week
Shares in Bud Light's parent company have slumped by more than 20 percent in value since the conservative boycott began.
"The Chosen" faces boycott calls after Pride flag spotted on set
An uproar has been sparked after an LGBTQ+ Pride flag was spotted in behind-the-scenes footage of the show, which traces the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
Target losing billions in value is unlikely about boycotts
While the retailer has faced a backlash over its LGBTQ+ pride range, one market analyst believes recent stock price drops are a "hangover" from a pandemic boom.
Target Is the Latest Proof—Going Woke Means Going Broke
Across the corporate world, the lesson is clear. Messaging support for radical ideologies antagonizes far more Americans than it attracts.
Harley-Davidson's new "very manly" Budweiser ad mocked
The motorcycle manufacturer's recently unveiled collaboration with Budweiser is facing continued pushback.
Anheuser-Busch stock drops 20% as Bud Light sales struggle
"This was the result of one can. It was not made for production or sale to the general public," Anheuser-Busch inBev CEO Michel Doukeris said.
"Y'all Means All" shopping bag at grocery store divides internet
Texas grocery retailer H-E-B has caused a stir with its new LGBTQ+ Pride-themed reusable shopping bags.
Calvin Klein ad featuring bearded trans man resurfaces amid Bud Light furor
Bappie Kortram, a transgender model, was used to promote Calvin Klein's sports bra range.
Model who gunned down Bud Light cans defends MLB star's anti-LGBTQ+ post
"I think it's really sad you felt the need to apologize," Bri Teresi tweeted in a message to Toronto Blue Jays star Anthony Bass.
Model who shot Bud Light cans puts Target in her crosshairs
"Target you have put the children in your crosshairs and now you have become the target," influencer Bri Teresi says.
MLB pitcher apologizes for endorsing anti-LGBTQ boycott
"The ballpark is for everybody," Bass said. "We include all fans at the ballpark. We want to welcome everybody. That's all I have to say."
Boycott hits Kohl's just as CEO gets good news
As of Tuesday, May 30, the stock price of Kohl's was down to $18.95, which represents a decline of 11.78 percent over the past month.
Former Trump official is building a legal case against Bud Light
The strategy would argue Anheuser-Busch and other brands could be liable for pro-LGBTQ merchandise tanking their stock price.