Pride

The gay pride parade is one of the biggest events of the year for the LGBT calendar. Founded in 1970 for the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, gay pride parades are a symbol of LGBT people’s unwillingness to remain in the closet any longer. And they aren’t all jockstraps and drag queens either—for their entire history, gay pride parades have always been a site of civic engagement, with a marked uptick in corporate participation in recent years. The Advocate has the best coverage of events the world over.

Religious extremists had meanwhile blamed Orlando Pride for Hurricane Matthew's path.

October 06 2016 1:16 PM

The Pulse shooting happened just months ago, and now a hurricane is threatening festivities, but Pride is set to go on with a renewed spirit.

October 06 2016 5:03 AM

Organizers have called off Thursday and Friday events as the storm approaches but still hope to hold the parade and festival Saturday.

October 05 2016 7:54 PM

It would require institutions receiving Title IX exemptions to disclose their status.

October 04 2016 11:11 AM

The museum features relics from LGBT pioneers such as James Baldwin, Gladys Bentley, Jason Collins and Alvin Ailey 

September 30 2016 6:29 PM
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