The True Return of LGBTQ+ Pride

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter.This time last year, millions of people descended upon New York City for WorldPride. The event is typically held every couple years in a different city around the globe, and in 2019 the…

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Why Juneteenth Went Viral

Until 2020, the world had never seen a holiday go viral. Nearly overnight, the business world—from Apple to ZocDoc—higher education, and even several NFL teams moved from, in some cases, complete ignorance to full recognition of Juneteenth. Today’s holiday is all the rage across America and beyond.The viral magic of Juneteenth starts with its name.…

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