Putting the L in LGBT: Tina Sabuco’s Imagination Is Limitless

June is the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, often regarded as the tipping point in the modern gay rights movement and earning its recognition as Pride Month. Houston Press met with members of the LGBTQ community to learn more about their experiences belonging to this group. These are their stories. Growing up in small-town Michigan, … Read more

Hundreds join ‘People’s March’ alternative to SF Pride parade

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — As San Francisco resumed its joyful Pride parade after a two-year pandemic hiatus, another event, blocks away, honored the spirit of the original Pride movement. Most people are familiar with the Pride parade on San Francisco’s Market Street but, in 1970 — one year after the Stonewall riots — the precursor … Read more

Downtown Toronto awash in a sea of rainbows as Pride parade kicks off

Toronto has become a sea of rainbows. Thousands of people of all ages dressed in brightly coloured clothing and wrapped in flags representing every niche of the 2SLGBTQ+ community have lined the streets of downtown Toronto for today’s Pride Parade. The parade, the first in-person Pride march since 2019, kicked off at 2 p.m. at … Read more

2022 NYC Pride March set to kick-off with new urgency

NEW YORK (WABC) — Thousands of people were set to fill the streets of New York City for the 52nd annual Pride March Sunday. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Unapologetically Us’ and it will kick off amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism. The annual march … Read more

Pride Weekend in San Francisco kicks off with family-friendly block party

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — An organization representing merchants in San Francisco’s Castro District hosted a family block party on Saturday as Pride weekend began. The event showed that celebrating LGBT equality can include everyone of all ages and while helping businesses as they continue their recovery from the pandemic.  “We didn’t know this family zone … Read more

Trudeau: US Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion could mean loss of other rights

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Saturday that the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a constitutional right to abortion could lead to the loss of other rights and indicated his country would continue to allow Americans to get abortions in Canada. Trudeau called the court’s decision “horrific” and voiced concern that the … Read more

‘Winging it’: Trans health-care coverage spotty, hard to navigate across Canada  | Globalnews.ca

Donna Battaglia knew she was born in the wrong body from a very young age, but it wasn’t until she got older that she learned the words to explain what she knew was true. “The anxiety of having to take a shower — having to know that I had the wrong parts for all this … Read more

With Roe overturned, could these contraception and same-sex laws be next in U.S.?

In the outcry over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn abortion rights in America, attention turned Friday to one justice in particular who suggested that other established laws could also be vulnerable. In the decision to strike down Roe v. Wade, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the justices on America’s top court, wrote … Read more