Chicago Pride 2013

Chicago Pride 2013

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Chicago, IL Chicago Pride Each year, parade entrants, as well as groups sponsoring Pride Month events, have the option of using an international theme, or using a theme or slogan of their own choice. A theme for this year's Pride Celebrations, suggested by InterPride (an international group of Pride Committees), is "Pride 365." An alternative theme is "Pride 365- 'Have Pride Year 'Round." Regardless of how an individual wants to commemorate and celebrate Pride, there is an event or function that can fit the needs of most people. Although LGBT rights groups have existed for decades, the "modern day" gay movement is traced to June 28, 1969 when patrons of a New York City Greenwich Village gay bar, the Stonewall Inn, fought back during a raid by police. At that…
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San Francisco Pride 2013

San Francisco Pride 2013

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San Francisco, CA San Francisco LGBT Pride 2013 marks the 42nd anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. The theme is "Embrace, Encourage, Empower" and the event will be held over the weekend of June 29 and 30, 2013. With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than twenty community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of LGBT people and allies in the nation. The two-day celebration takes place in Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Francisco the last full weekend of June each year. The Parade, which takes place the Sunday morning of the event, kicks off from Beale Street along Market and ends at Market and 8th St. in the heart of downtown San Francisco. A world…
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Palm Springs Pride Celebration Lineup Includes Karmin & The Crystal Method

Palm Springs Pride Celebration Lineup Includes Karmin & The Crystal Method

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Unprecedented Palm Springs Pride Celebration Lineup Includes Karmin, The Crystal Method, Martha Reeves, Erasure’s Andy Bell, and The Limousines 130 performers scheduled for November 3 and 4 (Palm Springs, CA – October 22, 2012) The Greater Palm Springs Pride celebration will feature an unprecedented number of performers and attractions with a phenomenal lineup of 130 artists gathered to celebrate equality, freedom and diversity in the LGBT community.  Seven stages and three dance venues will be set up throughout the festival grounds at Sunrise Park and downtown Palm Springs, giving way to a wide range of musical genres that include rock, electronic pop, jazz, country, hip-hop and more. Artists appearing live on the US Bank Stage include the pop sensation Karmin, electronic music duo The Crystal Method, lead singer of the…
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Bellingham Pride  2012

Bellingham Pride 2012

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Bellingham Pride began 13 years ago under the direction of Whatcom PFLAG, as an event with roughly 1/2 a dozen tables in Fairhaven Park on a Sunday afternoon in June. Bellingham Pride It has been in its current location of Depot Market Square (Home of the Bellingham Farmers Market) for 6 years and this will be the 5th year in which the festival has had a parade. While most pride festivals tend to take place in June (National Gay & Lesbian Month), we recognize that we can offer a festival during July when Bellingham weather is nicer and no other prides are generally taking place. Our mission is to create a festival everyone can be proud of. We offer events that cater to all aspects of our LGBTQQI2A community. We…
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Chicago Pride 2012

Chicago Pride 2012

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Chicago 43rd Annual Pride Parade Every year in Chicago, June Pride Month features dozens of social, cultural, athletic and political events. These events, that take place in different areas of the metro Chicago area, are organized by various community organizations and individuals. Chicago Pride Each year these events are compiled to create the June Pride Month Calendar. The calendar is featured on this web site; in the annual Pride Guide booklet; and in local publications. If there is an event that an organization, group or individual wants to schedule during June Pride Month, all they have to do is to organize it, and it can be added to the calendar. However, our primary responsibility is to coordinate the Annual Pride Parade. The parade is scheduled each year for the last…
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San Francisco LGBT Pride 2012

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With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than a dozen community-run stages and venues, San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest LGBT gathering in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. San Francisco LGBT Pride Since 1997, SFLGBTPCC has granted over $1.7 million dollars from proceeds of the Pride Celebration and Parade to local non-profit LGBT organizations and those organizations serving the HIV/AIDS and breast cancer communities. The Parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 24 at Market & Beale and ends at Market & 8th Street in downtown San Francisco [MAP] The 2012 San Francisco Pride theme is, "Global Equality" and was selected by Pride's membership at their Annual General Planning Meeting in September. What is a Parade…
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Pride Houston 2012

Pride Houston 2012

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Houston Pride Festival The annual Pride Festival is a multi-block celebration of the LGBT community. Featuring a variety of performers on a number of different stages, the Pride Festival is a great way to experience the community, learn about it's history, and visit the many booths from local vendors and organizations. Pride Houston Houston Pride Parade The Houston Pride Parade is the most well known LGBT celebration in the Houston area, dating back over 30 years. Join us as we recognize and support our community on this special and unique night. Mission Pride Houston shall work to bring lesbians, gay-men, bisexuals and transgendered individuals together to educate the world on issues pertaining to the LGBT community, commemorate our heritage, celebrate our culture and liberate our people. For over 30 years,…
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Rhode Island Pride 2012

Rhode Island Pride 2012

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RI PrideFest & 36th Anniversary Celebration 12:00 – 8:00 pm– South Water Street, Providence (Along Providence River) – New England’s second largest pride celebration features the largest GLBT Marketplace and Business Exposition in the region with a mix of national and local entertainment. The RI PrideFest also features the Kidz Pride Zone, an area specifically created for children, kids and families. The diverse offerings at the PrideFest draw a mix of individuals and families of all ages. RI Pridefest & Parade RI PrideFest’s Main-stage Entertainment – June 16 12:00 – 8:00 pm RI Pride is please to announce headlining PrideFest 2012, Top Finalist from The Voice, American Idol, Grammy Nominee and a Broadway Star, Ms. FRENCHIE DAVIS! Logon to www.prideri.com for more information about the entertainers!. RI Pride’s Illuminated Night-Time…
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Boise Pride 2012

Boise Pride 2012

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Boise Pride, Inc was formed to produce events for the local community that will bring the community together in the acceptance and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Idaho. The origins of pride in Idaho date back to 1990, when the first decision was made to create awareness of the GLBT community. Since that first event, Idaho people have celebrated pride in many different ways.  Boise Pride, Inc, being the most recent achievement in the history of pride in Boise, by the formation of our non-profit organization to solely focus on the pride festival and events throughout the year.  We are the premier provider for all pride related events in the greater Boise area, providing an opportunity for the entire Idaho community to learn more about…
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Edmonton GLBT Pride Festival 2012

Edmonton GLBT Pride Festival 2012

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Edmonton’s first Pride celebration took place in 1980, and has grown from a small celebration of 75 people who enjoyed a baseball game followed by a campfire. Events added in the past 29 years have included rallies and fairs, poetry readings, art shows, picnics, croquet tournaments, baseball games, a film festival, the parade and Celebration on the Square. Edmonton GLBT Pride Festival The Festival is organized by The Edmonton Pride Festival Society (EPFS), which was formed in 1999. The Society is the official non-profit organization that manages the organizing and executing of Pride celebrations in the Capital Region each year. The society’s mission is to celebrate and bring together the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, their family, friends, co-workers, supporters, the business community and the community at large…
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