The best online LGBT exhibitions for pride month

Disabled gay rights contingent at the 1977 San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade. | Photograph: Courtesy of the GLBT Historical Society

By Nadja Sayej

With the Covid-19 pandemic still ongoing, hundreds of pride events have been cancelled across America. But the celebrations will continue online. There will be digital parties but also a range of online exhibitions that trace the history of pride, beyond the parade and rainbow flags.

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T-1 day until the launch of our new website featuring “Can You Save Superman?” The online exhibition curated by @ericshiner features the work Jordan Eagles (@jordaneagles) and is centered on gay health and blood equality. Eagles appropriates a vintage #Superman comic book (Action Comics, 1971) in which the superhero needs a blood transfusion from the citizens of Metropolis. The images in the exhibition are marked by the blood of gay man on PrEP and speak to the connection between blood shortages in the U.S. and the FDA’s recent decision to reduce the restrictions on gay and bisexual men’s blood donations. Visit the link in our profile to learn more about the exhibition via @nymag exclusive, “Artist Jordan Eagles Calls for Queer Blood to Help Save the Sick.” . . . [Image: Jordan Eagles, “American Carnage 6/14 (detail),” 2018.]

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