"Our mission is to affirm and celebrate the lives of queer and trans people of colour who exist all 24 hours of the day."
"The designation will create the first official National Park Service unit dedicated to telling the story of LGBT Americans," the White House said in a statement.
In another blow to LGBT nightlife, London's legendary drag bar, The Black Cap, has closed. But the community is resilient. We spoke to several 20-something drag queens about the enduring appeal of maxi dresses, make-up and activism.