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.

Recent battles over the rainbow flag and the Star of David have exposed long-simmering biases.

July 28 2017 1:38 PM

The photos of the Canadian prime minister's latest march are again getting attention.

July 23 2017 9:56 PM

The mood was joyful, but those at the Christopher Street Day parade also warned of more work to be done.

July 22 2017 5:23 PM

A homophobe who tried to marry his laptop is going to extreme lengths to remove symbols of LGBT support.

July 20 2017 4:32 PM