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.

Ugandan authorities vowed to arrest anyone involved, leading to the cancellation of a week's worth of events.

August 21 2017 3:25 PM

Fox News enlisted anti-LGBT talking head Star Parker to erroneously compare the flags. 

August 15 2017 3:29 PM

Pride Amsterdam took place from July 29 to August 6, with over 80 boats setting sail on August 5.

August 14 2017 7:35 PM