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.

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

The LGBT celebration in "America's Finest City" is an interesting amalgam of liberal and conservative values.

July 19 2017 7:04 AM

Over 10,000 people attended the pride parade and march in Seoul.  

July 17 2017 5:48 PM

With the theme "Love Happens Here," London's 2017 Pride Festival emphasizes love and unity while reflecting on the Pulse massacre a year ago. 

July 13 2017 11:31 AM

Difficult discussions and thick skins are necessary as we navigate these perilous times.

July 12 2017 5:48 AM