For the celebration of this year’s Pride Month, we want to present you with a well-curated and the best LGBTQ sites that touch from entertainment to awareness campaigns. These following websites do apply a user-centric design and while highlighting their dynamic and helpful core and values that well translates in the LGBTQ community.
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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
The Center has been operating since the 80’s and has been a home for the LGBTQ community. It provides health, wellness, arts & culture, as well as resource programs to help the LGBTQ community.
The Center’s landing page applies direct and helpful tools for your agenda. Upon visiting the website, you will immediately spot what you need, such as a calendar of events and upcoming programs. It uses a minimal layout but is paired with the vibrant use of the colors of the pride flag. They consistently apply their newsletter and contact details on the top and bottom of the pages to increase the frequency and reach.
Their pages also offer precise information and list of itineraries (the latter is true for the Calendar of Events) for an accurate dissemination of announcements.
GLAAD formerly stands for Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Now, the acronym has been made the primary name of the organization due to its inclusion of the bisexual and transgender issues. Its core value is to elevate equality through promoting understanding and to increase acceptance of the LGBT community.
GLAAD’s website design takes prominence and highlights their work and accomplishments. They make use of simplicity and a multi-panel layout with their content layout. The website has long pages but it is solved with an efficient back to top button for easy scrolling back to the top of the page, a feat for a user-centric web design. The content categories on the home page are divided by sub-headers prepared with links to immediately redirect you to the specific page. Further, it applies an interactive and responsive design to top it all of.
Freedom To Marry
The Freedom To Marry website uses a simple layout but has applied interactive designs in their icons. Once the visitor hovers at the icons and graphics, a movement or highlighting response occurs. The website applies graphics and text without one dominating the other. The inclusion of their color variations is incorporated in the text, graphics and block layouts.
The very core of this website was a campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in the United States. This goal was achieved later on. Although the Freedom To Marry website closed for updates in early 2016, the website can still be accessed. It remains a remembrance for the LGBTQ community in letting their voices dominate in a long-standing battle.
Logo TV, Logo for short, has been operating since 2005 as a television channel that caters to the LGBTQ viewers. It celebrates the uniqueness of individuals and their unconventional stories, and serves as an outlet for the youth to have an LGBTQ representation on television and in the entertainment industry.
Logo TV’s website design offers a responsive intention that great for mobile devices and different screen sizes. It uses an effective layout for more content to view for the audiences. The color scheme is simple and promotes royalty with the color violet. With a rare use of icons, there is a definite hierarchy in the text with different sizes and fonts used to give viewers a proper flow and point of view.
MIX Copenhagen in Denmark has been deemed the oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world. It has shown countless short films and documentaries since its inception in the 80’s.
Their website offers a modern design with a monochromatic color scheme and applies a responsive design which will be a breeze to go through when using mobile devices. It has an unconventional application for their navigation bar.
We dedicate this post to the LGBTQ community and its foundations that continue to create a safe space for the youth and individuals, as well as creating connections within their community. These are great examples of LGBT websites to browse through for inspiration and to make bonds within the LGBT community.
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