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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.

The event celebrated LGTBQ+ people in STEM working in icy regions.

November 20 2020 1:45 PM

Bars and nightclubs make due amid stringent COVID-19 restrictions.

November 09 2020 6:48 PM

In a year full of turbulence, this celebration is a welcome relief.

November 03 2020 5:00 PM

Attending an LGBTQ+ celebration would be "virtue signaling," say new guidelines.

October 29 2020 4:09 PM

Another guest said there was no social distancing and no preparation for a health emergency. Other packed parties sparked concern on social media.

October 11 2020 9:34 PM