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Montonegro Pride Mirrors the Beginnings of Christopher Street

In 1970, the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots was commemorated with a march in New York City. Originally called the Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade, we now know it as gay pride. That first march had some humble beginnings … Continue reading

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Dover, Del. Holds First-Ever Gay Pride Event

Although, Delaware was at the forefront of actively providing marriage equality through legislation, the capital city, Dover, had never played host to gay pride. Rehoboth Beach or New Castle were the locations. But that has now changed. From delewareonline.com: Through … Continue reading

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Third Annual Gay Pride In Held in Vietnam

Progress is being made, somewhat, around the globe as Hanoi, Vietnam hosted it’s third gay pride event, which drew about 300 people. Pride-goers maintain, though, before any real progress can be made, acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Pride Events Still to Come in 2014

While we tend to think of June as pride month. Gay Cities provides us with a list of some big city prides that are still to come this year; including Austin and Dallas which both happen in September. I am … Continue reading

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LGBT History: Gay Pride at 45

The website Gay Cities has a photographic look back at gay prides from the last 45 years. See more photos

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Why It Gets Better: From Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell to Air Force Reserve Pride Poster

From the AirForceTimes ‘Flightlines’: The Air Force — as well as the rest of the military — has seen some considerable changes since Don’t Ask Don’t Tell ended in 2011 and gay and lesbian service members began serving openly. Same-sex … Continue reading

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Meet Pete Cahall, Principal and Newly Out Gay Man, In His Own Words

Pete Cahall, principal of Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. came out as gay man for the first time to his student body during their June 4, 2014 pride event. Cahall’s coming out made headlines around the country. Now, … Continue reading

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Beaumont, Texas Planning First Pride Celebration

From beaumontenterprise.com: Details of the envisioned event are sketchy, but the hope is to stage an event that is family-friendly by day with adult entertainment at night. The event “is our opportunity show Southeast Texas that we’re proud of who … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Gay Pride March Doubles Attendance from 2011

South China Morning New reports that 5,200 people marched through the city of Hong Kong to demand rights for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) persons. That figure is an estimated doubling of the participation in 2011. Equal Opportunities Commission … Continue reading

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Going Somewhere? Washington, D.C.’s METROWEEKLY Summer Travel Issue 2013

Still figuring out your travel plans for Summer ’13? Washington, D.C.’s METROWEEKLY magazine has some ideas from the four corners of North America, and beyond. From the article on Provincetown, Mass. Bear Week: This summer, for example, you might take … Continue reading

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