Liverpool Pride 2014

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Liverpool Pride - Liverpool, England Liverpool Pride returns in 2014 to celebrate its 5th Birthday with this years theme of Glam Fairy Tales. Liverpool Pride 2014 Liverpool Pride are delighted to announce that one of the city’s most popular events will return on Saturday 2 August 2014. This year marks the 5th anniversary for Liverpool Pride, which was established in 2010 and takes place each year to coincide with the date of murdered gay teenager Michael Causer 6 years ago. After a poll, the public have spoken and the theme for this year’s Liverpool Pride is Glam Fairy Tales, with those attending encouraged to come dressed in their most wild and wonderful interpretations of the theme.
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Tallahassee Pridefest 2014

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Tallahassee PRIDEFEST is an annual celebration designed to promote peace and understanding among diverse cultures, races, creeds, genders and sexual identities. PRIDEFEST attracts hundreds of people to the Tallahassee area each year and is attracting even greater numbers to its events this year. Proceeds from the events benefit The Family Tree. Tallahassee Pridefest 2014 Tallahassee PRIDEFEST is an annual celebration of the rich diversity of the greater Tallahassee area. PRIDEFEST is more than a festival; it provides the LGBT and allied community with a chance to come together, united, to promote peace and understanding, and to educate the rest of the community about the importance of diversity, acceptance, and equality. Faust_TP2008Pride celebrations largely started as a result of the Stonewall riots of 1969, as annual commemorations, and increased after the…
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Mid-South Pride 2013

Mid-South Pride 2013

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Memphis, TN Mid-South Pride was founded in 2004 to promote diversity, unity and equality among all people and groups in the Mid-South region. Mid-South Pride On October 12, 2013 more than 9,000 people and 90+venders are expected to attend and participate in the 10th annual Mid-South Pride Festival and Parade. This year’s theme is “Decades of Pride.” Held in Robert Church Park in Downtown Memphis, the Festival is a day-long celebration with arts, entertainment, vendors, a car show and family friendly activities. New to this year’s event is the Pride Festival Barbeque competition, “Roastin’ on the River,” which will be an MBN points qualifying contest. One of the centerpieces of the Festival will be the annual Pride Parade. The Parade will run down world famous Beale Street, and feature floats…
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Get Home Safe Queer Self Defense

Get Home Safe Queer Self Defense

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Are you part of the LGBT community? Learn the self defense skills to get home safe. July 28, 2013, 1-2:30pm El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, SF $15/person (includes admission to Salsa Sunday) You don't have to be a martial arts guru to  protect yourself from an assault. The UMAA Queer Self Defense Workshop will cover effective and practical self defense strategies. We welcome people of all ages (21+), and all abilities. Our instructors have over 45 years experience teaching self-defense. Participants will learn de-escalation skills, defensive skills and counter assault tactics. We have limited space, so enroll early to assure your place in the workshop! Queer Self Defense Workshop Hosted by James & Deundra Hundon of Universal Martial Arts Sponsored by   The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club & The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center Related articles…
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Gay Pride Montreal 2013

Gay Pride Montreal 2013

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Fierté Montréal 2013 Montréal has a rich history of celebrating its LGBTA population and being at the forefront of the gay rights movement globally. Gay Pride Montreal Founded in 2007 as an initiative of Montréal’s LGBT community, Montréal Pride is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the largest LGBT gathering in Québec each year, to support and promote our local community and to serve as a beacon of hope for LGBT communities around the world who continue to battle oppression and injustice. Each year, Montréal Pride organizes a week of cultural and community activities, including the Pride Parade and Community Day, to celebrate the advancements made by the LGBT community while sensitizing the general public about the various issues to be addressed to eliminate homophobia, both here and…
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Little Rock Black Pride 2013

Little Rock Black Pride 2013

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Little Rock, AR Little Rock Black Pride The mission of Little Rock Black Pride is to promote diversity, pride, and acceptance within the communities of Little Rock and within the rest of the greater Metropolitan Area. This will be a year round effort educating those in and outside our own community, culminating with an Annual "Pride Festival and Show", AIDS Awareness Day and non stop night entertainment featured by both local and from around the country! We are especially excited about our newest event this year "The Ladies Edition" where we will host events to cater to the beautiful women that support our event.LRBP is in it's 9th year of serving the metro area of the great city of Little Rock and the wonderful state of Arkansas. Related articles Seattle…
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Gay Bear Blogs

Gay Bear Blogs

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Lions and Tigers and Bears – Oh My!! It’s all here – magazines, blogs, podcasts and more. If you have a website, blog, listserv or newsgroup that should be included, please e-mail it to us with “suggest link” in the subject line. Gay Bear Blogs Bear-y Gay A subculture of hefty, hirsute gay men is attracting the attention of academics and social critics. LA Times: February 4, 2007 “Oh, by the way, in addition to 19th century American literature, I work on bear studies.” The interlocutors were perplexed. “Bear studies?” one asked. “Do you mean bears in literature — say, William Faulkner’s story ‘The Bear’ ?” Someone else suggested “Winnie the Pooh” — perhaps the candidate worked on children’s literature? Studying Bears by Andrew Sullivan The Atlantic Online, January 6,…
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Charlotte Black Gay Pride 2013

Charlotte Black Gay Pride 2013

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Charlotte, NC To promote LGBT pride for members of the African Diaspora while raising social awareness, embracing spirituality and celebrating the diversity that exists in our community. Charlotte Black Gay Pride In 2002, plans to host a Black Gay Pride event in Charlotte, North Carolina came to life. Spearheaded by Damon Blackman, owner of Dman Productions and Jermaine Nakia Lee, a talented artist and promoter; the inception of Charlotte’s Black Gay Pride event began at Organik Funk. Recognizing the value of mentoring, networking and needed resources, Blackman connected with the International Federation of Black Prides in Washington DC, while; Nakia Lee began working on funding and programming. Together Blackman (Chair) and Nakia Lee (Co-chair) – formed the first official CNCBGP board. This board consisted of Lynkoya Handy (Treasurer) and community…
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2013 Los Angeles Black Pride

2013 Los Angeles Black Pride

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Pride and Promote Los Angeles Black Pride is planning to make 2013 Beach Party the biggest Black pride the world over Black Pride at the Beach LGBT FAMILY PROGRAM: This is developed for the purpose of Advocating, Educating and Celebrating the Diversity of the Black and Other minority LGBT Family. The program works towards Advancing and Protecting the rights and dignity of these units while working towards developing Individual and Family Health, Child Advancement Initiatives including holiday Toy and School Drives for children of the community. JOB RESOURCES: Purpose is developing programs that promote employment of members of the community. Programs may include, Job training initiatives, Community network with employers and forming partnerships and alliances with businesses, bi-Annual Job Fairs, Creating Job Resource and other employment related initiatives specific to…
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Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead Wins the 2013 Great Gay Play Contest

Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead Wins the 2013 Great Gay Play Contest

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Pride Films and Plays Announces Martin Casella's Play Directions for Restoring the Apparently Deadas Winner of the 2013 Great Gay Play Contest  Pride Films and Plays announces that Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead by Martin Casella was named the winner of the 2013 Great Gay Play Contest. In this lovely new drama, past and present collide when a straight man and gay man reconnect after life-shattering experiences. Marty Casella says, "I had an absolute blast in Chicago this weekend attending the Pride Films and Play's Great Gay Play Contest Weekend. Thanks to everyone connected to the festival, particularly David Zak, John Nasca, Keith Stoneking, our director Chuck Bergland, and the amazing cast - Patrick Gannon, Patrick Rybarczyk, Katie Sherman, and Nicholas Stockwell. Chicago theater rocks!" Martin Casella's award-winning plays…
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