iTunes is now decked out to celebrate LGBT pride. Apple revealed the new Pride-themed section of iTunes Friday. The section highlights books, apps, movies, music and podcasts that celebrate LGBT civil rights.
in the featured LGBT Pride section, Apple notes the historical significance of the month of June for the LGBT community, with the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which many consider to be the start of the LGBT civil rights movement.
Every June, we commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots — a history-making moment in which gay men and women fought back after decades and decades of relentless discrimination. It heralded the beginning of the modern gay rights movement, launching the struggle for public visibility, cultural acceptance, and legal equality that the LGBT community has continued battling for ever since. To celebrate these efforts, we’ve gathered a selection of movies, music, TV shows, apps and more — all reflecting the broad and diverse spectrum of LGBT pride.
One of the featured apps, PRIDE Study, is also the latest ResearchKit-enabled app to hit iTunes. The app, created by researchers at the University of San Francisco, will enable “the first longitudinal health study of LGBTQ people today,” according to USF. Read more…