Pride

PHOTOS: Violet Chachki talks NYC Pride, kink and modern LGBTQ culture

Violet Chachki, fresh off her win on RuPaul’s Drag Race seventh season, will be performing during NYC Pride at the Liberty Theatre for an event called "Night of 1000 Queens." The 23-year-old drag champion made quite a stir on the most recent season of "RuPaul’s Drag Race" for both her edgy...

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 5:35pm

50 Years later, the Stonewall Inn is spreading Pride all over the globe

It was a rainy day in New York City as legendary bar and ground zero for Global Pride the Stonewall Inn celebrated its 50th anniversary of Pride with a kick-off party. The night was a fundraiser for the bar’s official foundation, the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative (SIGBI), in order to raise...

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:57am

The proudest and loudest things to do during Pride Week 2018

For 10 days every June, New York gets just a little more fabulous. Pride Week 2018 glitters up June 14-24, and we've got your guide to the best events. Immerse yourself in glitter and mystique Synth-pop queen Ariana and the Rose brings together some of her most creative friends for the...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:40pm

Crossfit cans spokesman who called LBGTQ Pride celebration a 'sin'

CrossFit executive Russell Berger is looking for a new job after a series of tweets compared a LGBTQ Pride workout to a sin. "As someone who personally believes celebrating 'pride' is a sin, I’d like to personally encourage #CrossFitInfiltrate for standing by their convictions...

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 2:45pm

Boston Pride president talks importance of 2018 event, Rainbow Resistance theme

Boston Pride Parade 2018 is around the corner and this year’s event marks the 48th anniversary of a Pride celebration here. It’s one of the largest public parades in New England, according to the organizers, and will feature 45,000 participants and more than 500,000 spectators. Metro...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 5:05pm

Instagram releases new stickers, features to celebrate Pride Month

There are new Instagram stickers and other fun features to use to celebrate Pride month and show your support for the LGBTQ community on Instagram throughout June. The latest Instagram update will include a Pride rainbow version of Instagram’s "signature gradient" in different...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:36pm

New York celebrates Pride: Photos

Rainbows, tutus and colorful flags took over Fifth Avenue on Sunday for New York City’s annual Pride March; this year, the LGBT march carried a distinct air of protest in addition to celebration. New York City is home to one of the oldest and largest LGBT pride demonstrations in the world....

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 6:51pm

Los Angeles replaces its gay pride parade with 'resist' march

Members of the Los Angeles-area gay community were expected to walk en masse through the city on Sunday in a so-called Resist March against President Donald Trump, an event taking the place of the annual pride parade. Organizers of the Resist March say the 3-mile (4.8km) walk will begin in...

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 5:12pm

Laughs on Philly helps you laugh out of Pride Month

On Wednesday, June 29, the monthly showcase Laughs on Philly: Unpasteurized will bring “the greatest LGBTQ-friendly funny people around to one of the most popular music venues,” Milkboy at 11th and Chestnut streets. Hosted by Philly area comics Eddie Finn, Alejandro Morales and Reid Benditt, the...

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:33am

This year’s NYC Pride March will be largest, safest in history: de Blasio

As rainbow flags take over the streets of Manhattan to show the unity of the Big Apple this weekend, the city’s finest plans to keep all New Yorkers — and out of towners alike — celebrate safely.Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton came together with NYC Pride, organizers of the...

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:46pm

2016 Tony Awards were all about 'Hamilton' and a humanitarian message

The themes of the 2016 Tony Awards were established before the ceremony even began.First, "Hamilton” claimed two of the record-breaking 16 trophies for which it had been nominated. And just one minute before the broadcast began, first-time host James Corden offered a message of solidarity from the...

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 7:20pm

Boston Pride adds security after Orlando attack

Security measures have been enhanced at Boston Pride events today following the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando that killed 50 and injured dozens more.Pride organizers have been working with Boston Police since news of the tragic attack brokeearly Sunday morning, Pride President Sylvain...

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 10:45pm

Philly gay clubs mourn on Pride weekend after Pulse shooting

As the Philadelphia Pride Parade marched through the Gayborhood and Old City Sunday, local gay clubs were offering their condolences to the Orlando club that was targeted in a shooting spree just hours earlier."The hearts of the staff, management and owners of Woody's along with Philly's LGBTQ...

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 9:57pm

Saturday’s Pride Parade will be one for the record books

When Boston’s Pride Parade kicks off this weekend, expect it to be bigger, more diverse and just as important as it’s always been for the region’s LGBT community.Organizers are expecting a record-breaking parade this year, with more marchers, more floats, more sponsors, a projected 500,000...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:30pm

Philly Pride parade, from outlandish to acceptance

The Philadelphia Pride Parade has come a long way.Now in its 28th year, the Pride Parade’s roots are in what many identify as the first gay pride protest in the nation: a July 4, 1965 protest at Independence Mall where about 40 gay Philadelphians marched with signs demanding equal rights. They...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:31am

'I Was Most Alive With You' gives the deaf a second voice

No adversity is too tough to swallow. That’s the moral of “ I Was Most Alive With You ,” Craig Lucas’ new play now open at the Huntington’s Calderwood Pavilion through June 26. The production features 35-year-old actor Russell Harvard (“There Will Be Blood,” FX’s “Fargo”) as a deaf, gay,...

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 9:36pm

Where to party down for Pride

Boston Pride Month is already well underway, so don’t miss another beat. We turned to Sylvain Bruni, President of Boston Pride, for a rundown of this weekend’s late-night festivities.1) Pride Queeraoke, Thursday, June 9—10 pm – 2 amMidway Café, 3496 Washington Street“Queeraoke is a big tradition in...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 9:37pm

Why 50 years in Philly's gay-rights fight is a 'remarkable and heroic story'

Philly’s LGBT community this weekend commemorates the 50 th anniversary of one of America’s first major gay-rights demonstrations. On July 4, 1965, about 40 gay and lesbian Philadelphians held signs demanding equal rights and marched in front of Independence Hall. City Paper recounts that historic...

Friday, July 3, 2015 - 2:49am

Fourth of July is 50th anniversary of LGBT rights fight in U.S.

Before there was Stonewall, there was Philadelphia.This Fourth of July is the 50th anniversary of the true start of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement -- and a four-day observance and celebration will get underway Thursday in the birthplace of American freedom.A full four years before LGBT New Yorkers...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 9:07pm

What He Said: Citizen Morrissey storms the Garden in fighting form

From police brutality, to animal cruelty, U.S. presidential politics and gay marriage, Morrissey and New York punk queen Debbie Harry turned their historic appearance together at Madison Square Garden into a celebratory rocked-out rally.A heady buzz from the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing...

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 4:35pm