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Increases in Chicago Pride Parade Attendance

By Grace Watkins

The Chicago Pride Parade is an annual parade celebrating LGTBQIA* rights and societal acceptance. The parade usually features performers, live music and a march through downtown Chicago. 89 more words

February 19th - Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Rivera

2nd July 1951 – 19th February 2002

“Hell hath no Fury like a Drag Queen scorned.”

Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Rivera was a Drag queen and prominent LGBTI+ rights activist. 397 more words


Utah asks judge to halt litigation over homosexuality in schools to buy legislature time to repeal law

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General’s Office is asking a federal judge to halt litigation against the state over a law that forbids classroom discussion of anything that could be construed as “advocacy” of homosexuality in schools. 367 more words


"Natural Rights" Is a Dangerous, Suicidal Cult Lie

I just googled “natural rights” and got this explanation from Wikipedia.

Natural and legal rights are two types of rights. Legal rights are those bestowed onto a person by a given… 611 more words


February 18th - Barbara Gittings

Barbara Gittings

31st July 1932 – 18th February 2007

“for 48 years I’ve had the satisfaction of working with other gay people all across the country to get the bigots off our backs, to oil the closet door hinges, to change prejudiced hearts and minds, and to show that gay love is good for us and for the rest of the world too. 287 more words


What I Learned From Speaking Up

Over the past few days, I’ve sat down to write a blog post about five times. I could never figure out what I wanted to say, or where I wanted to begin. 876 more words

LGBT center opens during prideful time for Jackson

JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) — The LGBT community in a mid-Michigan city now has a place to call its own.

6 News was there as the Jackson Pride Center had its grand opening Friday afternoon. 288 more words