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 founders discuss their plans to cater to LGBT people in America's most ethnically diverse city.

September 08 2017 4:35 AM

W Hotel's "Queer Me Out" series allowed a weary community to vent about the complex times.

September 01 2017 6:09 AM