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'Pride is at a crossroads': readers on marching for LGBT equality

'Pride is at a crossroads': readers on marching for LGBT equality | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

We asked readers to tell us the reasons they are attending Pride events – and amid claims of over commercialisation how the movement is changing

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Gay Pride’s Choice: March in Protest or Dance Worries Away

Gay Pride’s Choice: March in Protest or Dance Worries Away | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Organizers who have spent months planning celebrations are at odds with those who think the political situation demands a recasting of priorities.

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Protests, Parties, and What We Have to Be Proud of at LGBT Pride 2017

Protests, Parties, and What We Have to Be Proud of at LGBT Pride 2017 | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
“Our rage and our joy aren’t at odds with each other; they’re both integral to our history, our present, our future.”
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Pride and Anger Both on Display at LGBT Marches Across U.S.

Pride and Anger Both on Display at LGBT Marches Across U.S. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
LGBT rights supporters rallied in dozens of U.S. cities celebrating gains but angry over threats posed by President Trump's administration
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After Fleeing Bias at Home, Gay Russians Say It Persists in Brooklyn

After Fleeing Bias at Home, Gay Russians Say It Persists in Brooklyn | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
On Saturday, about 200 people rallied in Brighton Beach to protest discrimination in what was described as the country’s first Russian-speaking march for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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Excluding police from Pride parade is a big blow to equality

Excluding police from Pride parade is a big blow to equality | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
“It is difficult for me to understand what gives Black Lives Matter the right to command obedience from Pride parade organizers as to who may participate,” writes Shirley Bush of Toronto. “The whole basis of Pride is openness, inclusion and fairness.”
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Google backs Pink Dot SG despite government directive that foreign companies need a permit to sponsor annual LGBT rally

Google backs Pink Dot SG despite government directive that foreign companies need a permit to sponsor annual LGBT rally | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Google is to go ahead with its backing of Pink Dot SG despite a Singapore government directive issued today that international companies need a permit to sponsor the annual LGBT rally at Speaker’s Corner.

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Uber and Alaska Airlines join forces to raise money for LGBT project

Uber and Alaska Airlines join forces to raise money for LGBT project | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Uber and Alaska Airlines are teaming up to celebrate Pride Month by raising funds for the It Gets Better Project.
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As of June 6 and throughout Pride season, both Alaska Airlines and Uber will donate $1 each to the project for every tweet, Facebook post or Instagram post tagged with #LoveMovesUs – up to a total of $28,000.

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Gay Pride Movement Faces Growing Pangs as It Matures

Gay Pride Movement Faces Growing Pangs as It Matures | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Gay pride events across the country have become the stage for a battle over what the gay-rights movement’s priorities should be.

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LGBTQ activists in Turkey are staging a Pride parade — despite a real threat of violence

LGBTQ activists in Turkey are staging a Pride parade — despite a real threat of violence | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Riot police have used tear gas and water cannons to break up the parade in the past two years

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LGBT Trump Supporters Dismayed Over Pride Marches Becoming 'Resist' Events

LGBT Trump Supporters Dismayed Over Pride Marches Becoming 'Resist' Events | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
In cities across the U.S. over the weekend, LGBT people and allies marched for Pride month, many protesting the Trump administration. LGBT Trump supporters say that makes such events too divisive.
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Want fries in a rainbow box with that? McDonald’s celebrates gay pride in Bay Area

Want fries in a rainbow box with that? McDonald’s celebrates gay pride in Bay Area | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Participating McDonald’s in the Bay Area and Washington, D.C., will serve fries in rainbow-colored boxes this month to celebrate gay pride events.
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The Makers of SMIRNOFF™ Vodka Take PRIDE in Continued Support of LGBTQ Community with New “Love Wins” Bottles

The Makers of SMIRNOFF™ Vodka Take PRIDE in Continued Support of LGBTQ Community with New “Love Wins” Bottles | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Limited-Edition No. 21 Packaging Further Celebrates Love and Acceptance by Donating $1 from Every Bottle Made to the Human Rights Campaign
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Mark Your Calendars! LGBT March On Washington Planned For D.C. Pride Weekend

Mark Your Calendars! LGBT March On Washington Planned For D.C. Pride Weekend | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

On the heels of last weekend's Women’s March on Washington, a gay activist in New York City has set in motion plans for a National Pride March on Washington

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Nike was so inspired by the LGBTQ+ community, it created a rainbow collection

Nike was so inspired by the LGBTQ+ community, it created a rainbow collection | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
June will be a gay ol' time at the Nike store.
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Google shows its support for Gay Pride Month with rainbow art for LGBT search terms

Google shows its support for Gay Pride Month with rainbow art for LGBT search terms | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Searches for terms like "gay pride month," "gay rights" and "LGBT" will return results with a rainbow ribbon strung across the top of the page.
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