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A handful of serious incidents, including a shooting where two gay exhibitors were injured, marred what was largely a peaceful San Francisco celebration of Pride and recent marriage equality wins last weekend.
Throngs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags are making their way down Fifth Avenue for New York City’s gay pride march.
An anonymous source allegedly close to the New York City Pride organization claims that Lady Gaga will be speaking at the event on Friday night, marking the pop star’s first public appearance in months.
A number of organizations dedicated to supporting GLBT youth have teamed up for this year’s Pride season, with corporate support from financial services giant Wells Fargo & Company.
Sponsorships are being sought, speakers are being courted, a rally on the mall is being planned and a presidential proclamation has been request, for the First Annual Ex-Gay Awareness Day, part of the First Annual Ex-Gay Pride Month, organized by Voice of
Health officials are urging people who plan on traveling to New York City for Gay Pride events over the June 28-30 weekend to get a meningitis vaccination after a recent outbreak of the disease made national headlines this year.
Two Utah Boy Scout leaders may lose their memberships after marching in the state’s Gay Pride Parade.
The same week that gay Army private Bradley Manning faced a military judge, the San Francisco Pride board of directors affirmed its earlier decision: there will be no official honor for the whistle-blower at this year’s parade.
NBA veteran center Jason Collins, the first active athlete in one of the four U.S. major professional sports leagues to come out as being gay, marched Saturday in Boston’s gay pride parade with U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, his onetime college roommate.
The gay rights movement has made incredible strides over the past five decades -- from a time when homosexuality was deemed a mental disorder by the nation’s psychiatric authorities, and gay sex was a crime in every state but Illinois.