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A Sister of Perpetual Indulgence in a Portland, Oregon Pride parade.On Saturday, the alt-right group the Proud Boys participated in a “Demand Free Speech” rally at Freedom Plaza in the nation’s capital. For the most part, hundreds of local police helped separate the rally attendees and the larger number of anti-fascist counter-protestors attending an #AllOutDC event scheduled for the same time at a nearby location. After the Proud Boys rally ended, an unknown female speaker grabbed a mic and approached...

A Washington D.C. resident posted disturbing surveillance video of an unidentified man defacing the Pride Flag outside his home while screaming homophobic slurs. The resident, identified on Twitter as @MJasonRhodes, shared a 30-second video of a man yelling “f*ggot motherf*cker” and “drag queen motherf*ckers” among other antigay slurs while tearing down the flag on July 2. In the video, the man violently rips the flag pole off the exterior wall of the home, smashes it against a fence, and leaves it...

At a recent event organized by the Log Cabin Republicans, U.S. House Representative Will Hurd of Texas — the only African-American Republican House member — warned his fellow Republicans, “Don’t be an a–hole. Don’t be a racist. Don’t be a misogynist, right? Don’t be a homophobe.” The Washington Blade reports that the event, billed as a bipartisan meeting, included elected Democrat and GOP officials who met in the Chastleton Apartments ballroom. Among the speakers, Hurd laid down his views in plain-speak: “Many...

The Fireplace is a cozy Washington D.C. gay bar where locals regularly gather for low-key fun. It’s also the site of a weekend stabbing that injured three people, and the attacker (or attackers) remain at large. The Washington Blade reports that the suspects and their victims got into a verbal dispute on the bar’s second floor at 1:42 a.m. on Sunday night. According to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), “One suspect brandished a knife and stabbed three victims. The suspects...

A 19-year-old and two younger teens have been arrested and charged with a hate crime in connection to the brutal gay bashing to a 21-year-old Washington D.C. resident Braden Brecht which occurred on June 16 during Sunday’s early morning hours. However, according to the victim’s boyfriend, more of Brecht’s attackers remain free. Brecht’s boyfriend Carl Craven described the attack via a GoFundMe campaign that he set up to assist Brecht with his post-attack medical expenses: from Hawthorne’s to Nellie’s on...

Of course, we should expect nothing short of spectacular when it comes to Capital Pride. Thankfully, Washington, D.C., never disappoints. This year, festivities take place from May 31-June 9 and include a dizzying array of events from the rally and opening night party all the way through to the parade and festival. So, how to choose what to do? We’ve enlisted help from the so-delicious-he-makes-us-hangry, Dusty Martinez, from Trade Night Club to provide the in and outs of Capital Pride season. (He also happens...

Pride season is in full bloom, with rainbows appearing on walls and crosswalks and even the parking lot behind the Lululemon in West Hollywood (photo above). And we have not even gotten to the socks, t-shirt and underwear yet. To celebrate Stonewall 50 around the world, we’ve collected some favorite rainbow-themed selfie spots, perfect for popping a pic and letting the world know how you are celebrating your pride. Birmingham Artists with the organization Color Bham, in Birmingham, Ala., brought a big...

Of course, we should expect nothing short of spectacular when it comes to Capital Pride. Thankfully, Washington, D.C., never disappoints. This year, festivities take place from May 31-June 9 and include a dizzying array of events from the rally and opening night party all the way through to the parade and festival. So, how to choose what to do? We’ve enlisted help from the so-delicious-he-makes-us-hangry, Dusty Martinez, from Trade Night Club to provide the in and outs of Capital Pride season. (He also happens...
Pride Month

The world's Top 50 LGBTI cities have been revealed, find out which is #1 Pride Month is here and HomeToGo, one of the world’s largest search engines for holiday rentals, has revealed the 50 best Pride destination around the globe. The search engine did so by examining search volume and occupancy rates during Pride festivals on a year-on-year basis, identifying the destinations which have recorded the biggest annual growth. LGBTI travelers can connect to locals thanks to Pride ‘Pride celebrations contribute to greater...
we-shall-overcome

Give it up for your weekend heroes: the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington D.C. Performing at Knoxville Pride in Tennessee this weekend as part of their Southern Equality Tour, the men witnessed some haters showing up to ruin the party. What did they do? Use their beautiful voices to drown them out. Waving anti-LGBT signs and shouting out their hatred, the protesters’ message was ultimately cancelled out by the choir’s rendition of “We Shall Overcome”. Watch below: https://twitter.com/GMCWashington/status/876163659411673093 https://twitter.com/robserpa/status/876156984143302657 Beautiful!

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