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A majority of British people (60 per cent) believe it’s right to teach primary school pupils about different kinds of families, including same-sex parenting. New research commissioned by UK Charity Stonewall has found widespread support among the British public for LGBT-inclusive education. Among young people aged 16-24, this figure increases to over two thirds (68

A swimming club from Washington, D.C. cleaned up at the International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics world championship meet in New York City in late June, reported the Washington Blade. According to Swim Swam, the District of Columbia Aquatics Club joined some 900 aquatic athletes — more than half of them swimmers — competing in Queens, while World Pride celebrations tied to the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots were underway in Manhattan. The masters swimmers of DCAC, formed in 1988...

    The use of the word homosexuality in mainstream news headlines before Stonewall was not pretty, not pretty at all, depicting us as everything from danger perverts to be feared to silly nuisances to be dismissed. Early headlines ranged from “Homosexuality A New Menace” in the 1917 Los Angeles Times to “Debutants Bow at Local ‘Pansy’ Ball” in the 1931 Afro-American.  Even the kindly advice columnist Ann Landers was skeptical of our sanity.             source

Google employees were told that they can’t protest Google’s policies if they march with the company in a Pride parade. An internal memo was obtained by The Verge that said that Google employees who planned to march with the company in the upcoming San Francisco Pride parade would be punished if they wore clothing that protested the company or otherwise made a statement against Google or its policies. The company has come under scrutiny this past month for its harassment and...

Queer Eye‘s Bobby Berk says that he’d like to see more Stonewall-style riots in Middle America. Speaking to The Daily Beast, Berk warns of “religious freedom,” conservative judges, and “stupid Mitch McConnell” rolling back LGBTQ protections. Berk says that non-violent riots and protests would “keep up the fight.” Bobby Berk didn’t find out about Stonewall until he moved to New York City in 2003. He says, “Growing up in the middle of Missouri, I never heard of them. It wasn’t taught...

Stonewall was the site of the Stonewall uprising in 1969. The riots are widely credited with sparking the modern LGBT rights movement.The Stonewall uprising began in the early morning hours of June 28 and continued into the following day and night.Biden, who is leading in polls for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, stopped by the bar with his wife Jill Biden."Stopped by @TheStonewallNYC to celebrate #PrideMonth & #WorldPride where the movement began 50 years ago," Biden tweeted.He added in a...

Carmen or a drunk derelict man with his testicles hanging out of his shorts; unpredictable weather – rain, snow, and sunshine, all at the same time; zero parking; and arrogant, rude, snotty, and dismissive civil servants at the DMV.They're given. For better or worse, that's what makes Chicago, Chicago. The city of big shoulders, Carl Sandburg called it. Hinky Dink Kenna put it more bluntly, Chicago is not for sissies ...he was wrong about that – Chicago is famous for its sissies.What...

He truly knows what happened that historic night that led to the gay rights movement which now celebrates a magical milestone around the world, literally, because of what Sequoia and others did, said, observed during the Stonewall riots.Chicago's Pride Parade will honor the 50-year history, and more, on Sunday, June 30, when the annual Pride Parade steps off in Uptown and heading south into Boystown and, ultimately, ending in Lincoln Park.The Chicago Pride Parade, with more than 1 million...

From Lisa Vanderpump to LeeAnne Locken, we know that so many of the stars of the Real Housewives franchise are huge advocates for the LGBTQ community, hosting fundraisers, events, and raising awareness for issues that truly affect the the community at large. This year, many of the Real Housewives (and other Bravo-lebrities) are heading to New York City to join Andy Cohen and some other special guests for New York City Pride in the most visible way possible; on...

On an occasion as monumental as World Pride and the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots colliding together in New York City this June, we definitely need some heavy hitters to help provide us with the perfect soundtrack to celebrate how far our community has come, and at the same time, remind us what battles lie ahead of us.   Heather Small’s “Proud” has always been one of the quintessential anthems of any pride season, but this year, every word means...
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Stonewall has auctioned off a holiday to a country where gay sex is illegal. People who engage in gay sex can also be imprisoned for up to 10 years in the Caribbean island of St Lucia. The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office official guidance warns tourists about the country’s anti-gay laws. The US State Department warns: “Consensual same-sex sexual activity is illegal under indecency statues, and some same-sex sexual activity between men is also illegal under anal intercourse laws. Indecency statutes...
World Pride 2019

The main theme of World Pride Festival 2019 is chosen. It is "Millions of moments of Pride." ambienteg.com World Pride Festival will be held in New York City in the coming 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. gaynz.com The international two month festival of World Pride will take place for the first time in the United States, and it will coincide with the anniversary of the events that happened at the Stonewall Inn bar in 1969. This bar was...

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