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.

President Trump apparently isn't issuing one, and there's no Pride reception at the White House, either.

June 01 2017 3:26 PM

The Equality March for Unity and Pride scheduled for June 11 will pass by the White House, the D.C. Capital Pride event, and finish at the National Mall.

May 28 2017 7:37 PM

Alexei Romanoff helped organize the 1967 protests of a police raid on the Los Angeles gay bar.

May 11 2017 10:16 PM