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.

Orthodox Rabbi Aryeh Stern said Pride flags were "the opposite" of holiness in a letter to Jerusalem's mayor.

August 01 2018 2:07 PM

He was found hours before the event in a car loaded with assault rifles, a bucket of chemicals, and ammunition.

July 26 2018 5:23 PM

James Deferio sued Syracuse, N.Y., after it imposed a "buffer zone" between him and an LGBT festival.

July 25 2018 6:33 PM

The summer days are long and the nights short in Sweden, but you won’t miss a thing at these hotspots near EuroPride.

July 25 2018 10:39 AM

A political party that opposes same-sex marriage, is outraged over not being included in Pride festivities.

July 18 2018 2:12 PM