Neighbours join to march 80 metres in one of world’s shortest Pride parades

A round 40 residents in Warwickshire hosted an 80-metre Pride march – one of the world’s shortest – for a third year. People living on Batt Close in Rugby created costumes and decorations to make the road shimmer and sparkle on Saturday. The tradition is a “special event” for those on the road as it … Read more

Laser Rainbow Flag Lights Up San Francisco Over Pride Weekend

A massive laser beamed the colors of the rainbow down Market Street in San Francisco during Pride weekend. The 49-foot wide, 4.1-mile long beam stretched from the Ferry Building to Twin Peaks. The man behind the Bay Lights project created the high-tech Pride flag. He called the installation “Welcome” and said it’s a beacon of … Read more

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

SF Pride stage shut down after person sprays chemical into crowd

SAN FRANCISCO — Organizers from San Francisco LGBT Pride tweeted at 7:34 p.m. Sunday the group shut down a musical performance on the Kaiser Permanente main stage early at Sunday’s Pride celebration after they said someone near the stage sprayed Mace into the crowd. “Although no one was harmed, it was not a pleasant experience,” … 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

Twin Cities Pride March returns to Hennepin Avenue

MINNEAPOLIS — A celebration of love, individuality and acceptance will fill downtown Minneapolis on Sunday. This weekend marks the 50th annual Twin Cities Pride festival. While festivities have been going on all weekend in Loring Park, the marquee event is the march, which returns to Hennepin Avenue this year. The crowd along Hennepin Ave is … Read more