2.#KeepKissing, the Twitter hashtag created by Huffington Post is a beautiful display of love and defiance by same-sex couples in the wake of persistent homophobia and unthinkable tragedy. Take a look at 43 amazing photos here.
4. Writer Randy Blazak travels back to the days of Backstreet in early 80s’ Atlanta in “Ode to a Gay Bar.” “It felt dirty and dangerous and liberating. It was clear people were risking life and limb to be there, to find a community in the shadows. There were cops and hustlers and straight thugs and repressed thugs all itching for a chance to play Smear the Queer right outside of the bar’s door.”
5.VIDEO OF THE DAY: Round 2: Anderson Cooper reacts to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s claim that his interview created “more anger and havoc and hatred.”