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Philadelphia Pride has announced the names for its Grand Marshal panel, and for the first year ever it’s introducing a couple to the mix. Every year, Philadelphia Pride Presents releases a list of people who will carry the title of grand marshal. Philly likes to celebrate several grand marshals with different titles and categories including youth grand marshals. This years, they’re even including a Grand Marshal Couple. The couple gaining the inaugural honor are Dante Austin and Robert “Tito” Valdez. Austin...
PhillyBlackPrideMarch

Last week, Philadelphia celebrated Philly Black Pride and its first Black Pride March. A group of 35 people gathered at Philadelphia’s City Hall to express the need for inclusion in the city in terms of race and LGBTQ acceptance. Openly gay Philadelphia man Romaine Gibbs started the event by asking participants to join arms. “When we bind and unite like this,” Gibbs said, “people cannot destroy us.” Mayor Kenney also spoke at the event and shared the mentality that LGBTQ people of color...
Irish

Vice President Mike Pence invited the Irish PM and his partner to his house for dinner apparently The openly gay Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) has made history after he marched in New York’s St Patrick’s Day parade. Leo Varadkar joined in the parade with his partner, Matt Barrett, after a visit to the US where he met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. His participation in the event is notable because it was only two years that a ban...
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The DUP has blocked equal marriage legislation multiple times. Thousands of equal marriage campaigners took to the streets of Belfast on Saturday (July 1) to urge the government of Northern Ireland to introduce equal marriage. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is not legal. Marriage equality in Northern Ireland is back under the spotlight after Theresa May struck a deal with the DUP to continue governing. The DUP, the largest party in Northern Ireland, and its...
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Last weekend was the grand finale of Pride month, with celebrations happening in New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Nashville, London, and more. All across the world people put on their rainbow gear and took to the streets to celebrate. We’ve scoured Instagram for some of our favorite Pride pics. Check them out below, plus don’t forget to submit your own Pride photos to our #TakePride photo challenge for an opportunity to be featured on Queerty’s Instagram page. Scroll down...
Istanbul-Pride

Activists are being detained, attacked with gas bombs and rainbows confiscated Turkish police fired rubber bullets at Istanbul Pride marchers who defied the city’s ban on the parade. Istanbul’s governor banned the parade yesterday (24 June) citing ‘safety concerns’ after numerous threats. But marchers turned out in force to fight for their rights and take a stand against homophobia. The police closed off the parade route streets, and confiscated all rainbow flags and clothing. They also set off gas bombs to break up...
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Micah Porter thanks his son – a gay athlete – for inspiring him to come out. Editor’s Note: Micah Porter wrote this letter to his son, also named Micah, hours after the father and son marched together with Outsports in the Denver Pride Parade. My Son, This past weekend was a Father’s Day I thought would only occur in my dreams. You gave me the gift of authenticity, courage and a son’s love. From the deepest realms of my heart, thank you....
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Earlier this month, we reported that the LA Pride parade has been officially cancelled to make way for a march protesting Donald Trump. Now we’ve learned NYC Pride will also be shaking up its routine to include resistance groups at the very front of the parade. “I’m extremely proud of the people who came out to raise their voices about this,” says Ken Kidd, the lead organizer who fought tirelessly to get the resistance groups into a highly visible position in...
march

LGBT citizens and their family members marched for equal rights in the country's capital. Gay activists hit the streets of Montenegro’s capital city, Podgorica, yesterday (December 17) to demand equal rights for the LGBT community. According to the Balkan Insight, LGBT groups marched for a same-sex marriage law and the eradication of homophobia and transphobia. Queer Montenegro organised the march in the hope that by the end of 2017, the country would adopt laws to improve the lives of LGBT citizens. The march...

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