Tag Archives: Gay Pride

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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Blog Encourages Social Workers to #WearYourPride

While the below was specifically geared toward June’s Pride Month celebration, the below ideas from the website Social Work License Map are still relevant any month of the year, especially so if you are one of the areas of the … 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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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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Britain’s Channel 4 Rebrands Logo During Olympics In Support Of Russian Gays

From the blog Joe. My. God. Channel 4 is to rebrand its on-screen logo with rainbow colours of the gay pride flag – and launch a TV ad campaign called “Gay Mountain” – joining the rising wave of protests about … Continue reading

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Google Doodle Sports Olympic Figures Against Pride Colors

from the LA Times: SAN FRANCISCO — On the eve of the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, Google took a very public stand against Russian anti-gay law and discrimination. The Internet giant is displaying a Google doodle on its homepage … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: An Interview with the Rainbow Flag Creator, Gilbert Baker

While it may seem like the rainbow flag has always been a part of gay culture, it has only been in existence since 1978. Below is an interview from Radio Free Europe with the flag’s creator, Gilbert Baker. I like … 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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