Pride News and Stories

History
The Police, Disguised as Patrons, Attacked Queer People at the Black Cat Tavern

Two years before the Stonewall Riots, this 1967 raid and the protests that followed helped kickoff the modern LGBTQ equality movement

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Culture
The First-Ever Virtual Pan-African Pride Is Streaming Now, and You Can Tune in All Weekend Long

This year has seen many planned events “go virtual” due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the latest is a pan-African Pride event called Pride Afrique that has just begun live-streaming and will take place throughout the weekend. The virtual Pan-African Pride event describes itself as: A virtual celebration of[…]

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Editors' Picks
This Sunday, Taiwan Will Host One of the World’s Only In-Person Pride Celebrations

“Taiwan has Pride! Pride enough for everyone!” That’s the sentiment of Taiwan Pride 2020, a Pride celebration that will take place this Sunday, June 28, and which seems to be the only Pride Month event of its kind — an in-person celebration that flies in the face of the current[…]

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This Weekend’s Global Pride 2020 Is Set to Be the World’s Biggest LGBTQ Event Ever

The LGBTQ community is resilient, which means that when COVID-19 canceled in-person celebrations and events around the world, including our beloved annual Pride festivals, we didn’t even consider canceling Pride Month outright. We’ve fought way too hard for that! And that’s why Global Pride 2020, a 24-hour virtual Pride celebration[…]

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