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Miss Veda Chardonnay, center, rides in a car during the 30th Annual Dallas Gay Pride Parade

Too Edgy? Too Tame? Gay Pride Parades Spark Debate

PRIDE | By David Crary | Sep 16
Initiated as small, defiant, sexually daring protests, gay pride parades have become mainstream spectacles patronized by corporate sponsors and straight politicians as they spread nationwide.

Georgia Cities Gear Up for Gay Pride Celebrations

PRIDE | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 13
Georgia is gearing up for fall Gay Pride celebrations throughout the state!

ND Anti-Smoking Effort Targets Gay Pride Festival

PRIDE | Jul 17
A division of North Dakota’s Health Department that aims to help smokers quit is putting $2,500 toward reaching people at a gay pride festival in Fargo, raising questions about whether public money should be used to support specific causes.

Len Broberg, left, an SFPD inspector who is not working the Pride shooting case, faulted Pride officials for inadequate security. He is seen here with fellow officers along the parade route hours before the incident

Shooting Mars Pride Party

PRIDE | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 7
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.

Edith Windsor

NYC’s Gay Pride March Celebrates Supreme Court Win

PRIDE | Jun 30
Throngs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags are making their way down Fifth Avenue for New York City’s gay pride march.

Lady Gaga

Will Lady Gaga Make a Comeback at NYC Gay Pride?

PRIDE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 28
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.

Financial Giant Wells Fargo Shows Proud Support of GLBT Youth, Equality

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 24
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.

First Annual "Ex-Gay Pride Month" Announced

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jun 22
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

 Robert Doyle

NYC Health Officials Warn of Meningitis Ahead of Gay Pride

PRIDE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 18
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.

Boy Scouts are shown marching in the Utah Gay Pride Parade Sunday.

2 Boy Scout Leaders Could Lose Membership For Utah Pride Support

PRIDE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 17
Two Utah Boy Scout leaders may lose their memberships after marching in the state’s Gay Pride Parade.