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The first gay pride parade took place in 1970 in New York on the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots, to commemorate the struggle of the first dissenters and to protest social and legislative discrimination against LGBT people. Since then, the gay pride parade has spread to the four corners of the globe, becoming the most extravagant, ostentatious, multihued event in the queer calendar, characterized by glitz, glamour, feathers, and gravity-defying heels. But no matter how wild the parades have become, the underlying message remains unchanged: We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it!

Take me there, I want to go there.

October 02 2020 1:12 PM

The move comes after last week’s headline making exchange between a queer council member and a homophobic constituent.

September 24 2020 10:55 AM

“If you’re not aware, and I think a lot of people in this room are not aware ... I am proudly the first openly elected lesbian in North Dakota, so that is why I'm not paying any heed to your crap.”

September 14 2020 10:34 AM

Have it your way indeed.

September 11 2020 1:21 PM

Talk about getting a message across.

August 19 2020 1:29 PM

Gavina Vagina aka James Cowper tells Out the crosswalk is “just what we needed.”

August 17 2020 10:47 AM

ShanghaiPRIDE announces it is going on hiatus.

August 14 2020 10:26 AM