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Gay Pride

News

Obama Proclaims June LGBT Pride Month, Calls Out Congress For ‘Injustice’ Of Not Passing ENDA

by David Badash ● 6:29 PM May 30, 2014
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President Barack Obama has just issued a proclamation designating June 2014 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.

Civil Rights

Chipotle’s Gay Pride Ad Sure To Anger Conservatives — So Is Its New Stance Against Guns

by David Badash ● 8:50 AM May 20, 2014
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Chipotle has jumped into the culture wars with both feet — or, perhaps, both barrels — and they are sure to become the target of right-wing conservatives who any second now will be declaring a boycott.

Bigotry Watch

Look: Here’s How Gays Respond To The Philippine Version Of God Hates Fags

by David Badash ● 12:59 PM October 9, 2013
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The Philippines seem to have their own version of the Westboro Baptist Church. Called the Pinoy Pride Preachers, they are certainly not fans of gay pride.

News

US Conservative Anti-Gay Group: We Got Belgrade Pride Canceled

by David Badash ● 2:24 PM October 2, 2013
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The anti-gay extremist “pro-family” group, World Congress of Families, is taking credit for the Serbian government’s decision to cancel Belgrade’s gay pride parade.

News

Log Cabin Republicans Head Blames ‘Liberal Gays’ For Seattle Pride Violence

by David Badash ● 3:21 PM July 5, 2013
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Gregory T. Angelo, the new head of the Log Cabin Republicans, posted to Twitter today a comment that got many, including LGBT bloggers Joe Jervis and Jamie McGonnigal, riled up.

Bigotry Watch

Watch: Anti-Gay Subway Riders Assault, Threaten To Rape And Kill NYC Pride Attendees

by David Badash ● 8:08 AM July 3, 2013
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A group of LGBT teens returning home Sunday from Pride seems to have been physically and/or verbally assaulted by two men riding the New York City subway as this graphic video shows.

Celebrities

LOOK: Edie Windsor — NYC Gay Pride Grand Marshal!

by David Badash ● 9:13 AM July 1, 2013
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New York City’s 44th annual gay pride parade featured the woman who killed DOMA — 84-year old Edie Windsor, who was the parade’s Grand Marshal.

International

Vladimir Putin Just Made It Illegal To Tell Kids Gay People Exist

by David Badash ● 12:37 PM June 30, 2013
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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin today has just signed a draconian “Don’t Say Gay” bill into law, making the “promotion” of “homosexual propaganda” to minors illegal.

News

Take Back Pride, Honor Bradley Manning

by Guest Author ● 3:38 PM June 1, 2013
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Bradley Manning’s bravery to stand in solidarity with occupied people everywhere by speaking truth to power makes him a hero who stands in the best tradition of LGBTQ history.

Civil Rights

Shame, Resentment And San Francisco Pride

by Clinton Fein ● 2:06 PM April 30, 2013
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The removal of Bradley Manning as one of the Grand Marshals of the San Francisco gay pride parade should force a change of theme from “Embrace, Encourage, Empower,” to “Divide, Discourage, Dictate.”

Actions

Phoenix Pride Parade Produces Some Unexpected Heroes

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:38 AM April 8, 2013
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Phoenix held their annual Pride Parade Saturday, which was the stage for some everyday heroes to show what they’re made of. Take a look…

Discrimination

Exclusive: One Million Moms Alters Consumer’s Comments From Pro-Gay To Anti-Gay, Sends To Oreo

by David Badash ● 2:21 PM July 3, 2012
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One Million Moms today stands accused by one consumer of fraudulently altering the comments she made in support of Kraft/Nabisco’s LGBT pride rainbow Oreo cookie.

Marriage

Seattle Space Needle Drops Gay Pride Flag This Year

by David Badash ● 6:15 PM June 21, 2012
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The iconic Seattle Space Needle for two years flew the iconic gay pride flag for gay pride week. But not this year. And this time, it’s personal.