Tag Archives: LGBT Pride

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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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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Celebrating Pride in Conservative California

You may think California might look like the promised land to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; a place where the accepting mindset of cities like San Francisco reign, but even California has its conservative pockets. This, however, doesn’t keep … Continue reading

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Gay Pride in the Other Manhattan

New York City’s pride parade and festival is known as one of the biggest in the country, but there’s another Manhattan that takes pride in their celebration, too. Manhattan, Kansas; known as The Little Apple: For the last four years, … Continue reading

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LGBT Mural Going Up in Charlotte, NC

Some good news to come out of North Carolina after the deflating ban on gay marriage equality earlier this year. A mural “meant to bring awareness to the local LGBT community” is going up on Central Ave in Charlotte. From … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Pentagon to Mark Gay Pride Month

The first paragraph says it all. From the Associated Press via Politico: WASHINGTON (AP) — Last summer, gays in the military dared not admit their  sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking gay  pride month just as it … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Pride Month Proclamation

Jeremy Hooper from goodasyou.org has President Obama’s Pride Proclamation posted on his website. It reads in part: “From generation to generation, ordinary Americans have lead a proud and inexorable march toward freedom, fairness and full equality under the law — … Continue reading

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