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Celebrate The Unique Woman's Coalition with Big Freedia & Other Black Trans Artists

Celebrate The Unique Woman's Coalition with Big Freedia & Other Black Trans Artists

Jul 7, 2020

The Unique Woman's Coalition announced that it will be holding their virtual fundraiser event Unique Woman's Coalition Community Celebration on July 11 at 3pm PT / 6pm ET. The event will feature musical performances from notable black trans artists.

At Pride March In Paris, Activists Demand Racial Justice Too

At Pride March In Paris, Activists Demand Racial Justice Too

Jul 4, 2020

While the French capital's official Pride event was delayed until November to prevent spread of the coronavirus, grassroots groups plan a march through Paris anyway Saturday — led by people of color.

50th Atlanta Pride Celebration to Be Held Virtually

50th Atlanta Pride Celebration to Be Held Virtually

Jul 1, 2020

The Atlanta Pride Committee has announced that the 2020 Pride Festival will not be held in person due to the ongoing pandemic. Instead, the festival will be held as a virtual event.

New Google Doodle Honors Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson

New Google Doodle Honors Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson

Jun 30, 2020

If you use Google today (June 30), you'll notice the company's latest doodle honors transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson.

Gabon to Decriminalize Being LGBTQ?

Gabon to Decriminalize Being LGBTQ?

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 30, 2020

The Central African country of Gabon has taken steps toward decriminalizing LGBTQ people.

Alt NYC Pride March Draws Thousands, with Police Clashes, Stabbings and Partying Into the Night

Alt NYC Pride March Draws Thousands, with Police Clashes, Stabbings and Partying Into the Night

Jun 29, 2020

While Pride may have been cancelled, a group called The Reclaim Pride Coalition held their own Queer Liberation March on Sunday in New York City, drawing a crowd of more than 2,000 who partied on Christopher Street well into the early hours.

In NYC, Marking 50th Anniversary of Pride, No Matter What

In NYC, Marking 50th Anniversary of Pride, No Matter What

By Deepti Hajela | Jun 29, 2020

What is normally an outpouring on the streets of New York City for Pride is going to look a little different this year, thanks to social distancing rules required by the coronavirus.

Win Mixter's Bus Posters Celebrate 50 Years of Pride

Win Mixter's Bus Posters Celebrate 50 Years of Pride

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 28, 2020

Whether you're planning to participate in the June 28 march or watch online events, a stroll or ride up or down Market Street is worthwhile to take in artist Win Mixter's bold series of Pride history works at multiple bus stops.

Katie Perry, Taylor Swift, Others Support Pride Lives' Virtual Stonewall Day

Katie Perry, Taylor Swift, Others Support Pride Lives' Virtual Stonewall Day

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 27, 2020

Pride Live, a social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ community, held its third annual Stonewall Day, with pop star and presidents joining in.

Watch: Spanish Doctor, COVID-19 Survivor Named New Mr. Gay World

Watch: Spanish Doctor, COVID-19 Survivor Named New Mr. Gay World

Jun 27, 2020

Spanish doctor Fran Alvarado was named Mr. Gay World, it was announced in a video today, the BBC reports.

Global Pride 2020 Features 100+ Performers, Host Todrick Hall

Global Pride 2020 Features 100+ Performers, Host Todrick Hall

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 26, 2020

Pride organizations of the world will celebrate Global Pride 2020. Todrick Hall will host the June 27 24-hour livestream Pride event featuring Adam Lambert, Pussy Riot, Big Freedia, Village People, Courtney Act, and many more.

Marine Corps Celebrates LGBTQ Diversity with Inclusive Post

Marine Corps Celebrates LGBTQ Diversity with Inclusive Post

Jun 26, 2020

Earlier this month the Marine Corps issued a forcewide message in recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride month.

Watch: LGBTQ Pride at 50: Focus Shifts Amid Pandemic, Racial Unrest

Watch: LGBTQ Pride at 50: Focus Shifts Amid Pandemic, Racial Unrest

By Jeff McMillan | Jun 25, 2020

LGBTQ Pride is turning 50 this year a little short on its signature fanfare, after the coronavirus pandemic drove it to the internet and after calls for racial equality sparked by the killing of George Floyd further overtook it.

Watch: Twitter Reacts to Britney Spears' LGBTQ Pride Month Message

Watch: Twitter Reacts to Britney Spears' LGBTQ Pride Month Message

Jun 24, 2020

Britney Spears shared a one-of-a-kind message to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month and it wasn't long before it was quickly turned into a meme by her fans.

Global Pride Will Shine 'Historic Worldwide Spotlight' on Global Diversity of LGBTQIA+ Community

Global Pride Will Shine 'Historic Worldwide Spotlight' on Global Diversity of LGBTQIA+ Community

Jun 23, 2020

Global Pride, the 24-hour virtual Pride taking place this weekend, will shine a light on LGBTQIA+ community members from every continent, potentially becoming the largest LGBTQIA+ event ever.

Pride Plays Include Reading of  'Boys in the Band' Sequel & Music Variety Show

Pride Plays Include Reading of 'Boys in the Band' Sequel & Music Variety Show

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 23, 2020

Pride Plays continues its streamed readings of plays by and about the LGBTQ community to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Upcoming shows include a trans comedy, Mart Crowley's 'Boys in the Band' sequel and a star-filled music concert.

Photo Books Capture NYC, SF and Other Pride Celebrations and Protests

Photo Books Capture NYC, SF and Other Pride Celebrations and Protests

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 21, 2020

Four new and recent photos books celebrate Pride's decades of parades, celebrations and protests, in photos by Alyssa Blumstein, Fred W. McDarrah, Ron Williams, and from The New York Times archives.

Guest Opinion: A Chance to Deepen Pride's Rainbow

Guest Opinion: A Chance to Deepen Pride's Rainbow

By Keith Highiet | Jun 21, 2020

Celebrating Pride this June is anything but what we'd envisioned for 2020.

With Cities Raising Diverse Pride Flags, Push to See SF Castro Follow Suit

By Matthew S. Bajko and John Ferrannini | Jun 20, 2020

With several cities in California flying more diverse versions of the rainbow flag, LGBTQ advocates in San Francisco are seeking to see the Castro business district follow suit and raise one of the flags on the giant flagpole at Harvey Milk Plaza.

LGBT Refugees Find a Haven in Kenya Despite Persecution

By Tom Odula | Jun 20, 2020

When he was attacked by a mob for being gay, Martin Okello said the kicks and blows from his assailants came so fast that he couldn't stop them or flee.

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