Posts Tagged ‘pride’

Thousands gather in Amsterdam to celebrate Pride

Hundreds of thousands of spectators lined Amsterdam’s historic canals Saturday to celebrate Canal Parade. Source

Australian Rugby Players To Boycott Game After Being Told To Wear Pride Themed Jerseys

Seven Australian rugby league players have vowed to boycott a key match after their team announced they would be wearing a rainbow-themed LGBT jersey to show support for ‘inclusivity and diversity. The move has sparked […] The post Australian Rugby Players To Boycott Game After Being Told To Wear Pride Themed Jerseys appeared first on […]

Turkish police break up LGBTQ+ Pride march in Ankara, detain 30 people

Authorities in the Mediterranean country have banned all domestic LGBTQ+ events, citing “security reasons”. Source

London marks 50 years of Pride

Members and allies of the LGBTQ community take part in a pride march in London, with rainbow flags, hula hoops and headdresses on full display Source

Rainbow weekend: Pride events big and small across Europe

From hundreds of thousands of revelers in London to just a handful of people in a small Arctic village, Pride celebrations were in full swing again this weekend across Europe. Source

An Entire Stadium Went Nuts for a Small Indie Game, Pride, and the Threat of Axe Based Violence

At yesterday’s Portland Timbers game, fans erected a huge mural for Pride, featuring the main character from indie game Night In The Woods wielding an axe. The Timbers Army is an independent group of fans who gather together to create what soccer and European football fans call tifo, which are huge pieces of art to […]

Crowd Combats Anti-Pride Protesters At Children’s Museum By Singing

A Pride event designed for children and families took an ugly turn in Rancho Cordova Saturday. Protesters showed up shortly after family festivities got underway at the Sacramento Children’s Museum. Drag princess Suzette Veneti says she wasn’t surprised, she was disappointed and wanted answers. One sign read: “Groomers are not welcome in California.” Another read: “Protect white […]

Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes A Peace March In Warsaw

Despite the ongoing war, Ukraine’s largest LGBTQ rights event has gone ahead this weekend — in a different country. Source

Father James Martin: Pride Month ‘Shows Us Whom Jesus Calls Us to Love’

ROME — Jesuit Father James Martin declared this week that Gay Pride celebrations show us “whom Jesus calls us to love” and therefore are “deeply complementary” with devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Christina Aguilera Dons Bejeweled Phallus, Mimes Masturbation at All-Ages L.A. Pride Performance

Pop star Christina Aguilera was seen wearing a green, bejeweled phallus which she pretended to masturbate during her performance at the all-ages L.A. Pride music festival Saturday night.

U.S. Embassy to Vatican Celebrates: Flies Rainbow Flag for Pride Month

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See began flying the LGBT rainbow flag Wednesday and tweeted in celebration of Pride Month, an innovation of the Biden administration.

Monkeypox Rise Should Not Stop LGBTQI+ Pride Parades: W.H.O.

The global spread of monkeypox does not mean people should abandon massed LGBTQI+ pride parades and parties this summer, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) advised Monday.

Watch: Disney Used Pride Special to Encourage Children to Support Gay, Transgender Group GLSEN

The Walt Disney Co. used its Disney+ This Is Me gay pride special last year to encourage kids to support the gay and transgender activist group GLSEN, which promotes LGBTQ awareness in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Disney Gay ‘Pride Collection’ Clothing Made in Anti-LGBTQ China

Disney’s “Pride Collection” includes apparel with “Made in China” labels, according to items obtained by Breitbart News. At least one of those items is made from 100-percent cotton, which may have been sourced from slave-labor regions in China, though it remains unclear.

Disney Releases LGBTQ Pride-Themed Toys Marketed to Children

Amid pushback from parents and Republican leaders, Disney has launched a “Pride Collection” initiative, which includes an LGBTQ pride-themed line of plush toys marketed to young children.

Disney Giving ‘Pride Collection’ Profits to Groups Fighting Florida’s Anti-Grooming Law

The Walt Disney Co. is giving profits from its recently launched, LGBTQ+-themed “Pride Collection” apparel line to groups that are fighting Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law.

RNC Announces ‘Pride Coalition,’ Partnership With Log Cabin Republicans Ahead of Midterms

YouTube screen capture / NBC News (Fox News) — The Republican National Committee announced its first ever “RNC Pride Coalition” over the weekend, partnering with the Log Cabin Republicans to invest and mobilize [so-called] LGBTQ communities ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. The announcement came during the Log Cabin Republicans’ “Spirit of Lincoln Gala,” which took place […]

Turkish court acquits students of organising 2019 gay pride march

Turkey has acquitted 19 people who had been prosecuted for organising and participating in a Pride march. A Turkish court had ruled that the students and academic did not commit any crime by holding the rally at their university campus in May 2019. The group had been charged with “refusing to disperse” after they were […]

Ukrainian police arrests 51 in Odessa anti-gay pride parade protests

    Some 51 members of the Ukrainian far-right group Tradition and Order have been arrested in the city of Odessa after clashes with police officers at the ‘Equality March’, an annual celebration in support of the LGBT community. The same group attacked the march last year, when members of the Ukrainian neo-Nazi group fired […]

Jewish Actress Turned Down For ‘Pride And Prejudice’ Because ‘No One In Jane Austin’s England Looked Like Her’

Successful Jewish “British” actress Tracy-Ann Oberman talked about facing alleged antisemitism in the Jewish-controlled entertainment industry during a recent interview with Britain’s i newspaper: Oberman, 54, was raised in a Jewish home in Stanmore, north London. She said she knew from a young age that she wanted to be an actress but that her drama […]

Thousands march in Bogotá gay pride celebration

Thousands flew rainbow flags as they joined an annual gay pride parade in Colombia’s capital Bogota on Sunday (4 JULY 2021). Dancing, singing and cheering, participants in the XXV Gay Pride march walked from the Enrique Olaya Herrera National Park to the Plaza de Bolívar, in the center of the city. Many of those who […]

Rainbow flag burned and marchers assaulted at Zagreb gay pride march

Croatian police have detained several people over incidents during and after this weekend’s Pride march in the capital of Zagreb. The incidents included verbal and physical attacks on some participants and the burning of a rainbow-colored LGBT flag, the Zagreb police said Sunday. Police are still looking for some of the perpetrators. Franko Dota, from […]

Evanston, Illinois Hosting Juneteenth Parade & Gay Pride Parade, Cancelling July 4th Parade & Fireworks

By Chris Menahan Earlier this week, all GOP senators along with the overwhelming majority of GOP reps in the House voted to make Juneteenth our new “National Independence Day” and mocked those who claimed it would replace Independence Day on July 4th and further divide America. It took only one day after the bill was […]

Driver Crashes Into Crowd at Pride Parade in Florida, 1 Dead

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz makes a call after a truck drove into a crowd of people during The Stonewall Pride Parade and Street Festival in Wilton Manors, Fla., on June 19, 2021. (Chris Day/South Florida Sun Sentinel via Reuters) WILTON MANORS, Florida—A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade […]

1 Dead, 6 Injured After Truck Plows Into Florida Pride Parade

Some witnesses said the crash appeared to be an intentional act. Spectator Christina Currie told the South Florida SunSentinel that she was with her family at the start of the parade. “All of a sudden there was a loud revving of a truck and a crash through a fence,” Currie said. “It was definitely an […]

One dead after truck strikes two men at Florida pride parade

One person was killed and another hospitalised after a truck drove into the crowd during the Stonewall Pride Parade in Florida. Officials say that the two victims were struck by the vehicle in Wilton Manors on Saturday evening and that police have taken the driver into custody. Detective Ali Adamson with the Fort Lauderdale Police […]

Driver crashes into Florida Pride parade; mayor says 1 dead

News outlets reported that the driver of the pickup truck was taken into custody. Authorities did not immediately give details about the victims or say whether they believe the crash was intentional. “This is a terrorist attack against the LGBT community,” Trantalis told reporters. “This is exactly what it is. Hardly an accident.” Photos and […]

Driver hits 2 at start of Pride parade in South Florida

A driver slammed into spectators Saturday at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, injuring at least two people. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis confirmed the crash occurred Saturday evening at the Stonewall Pride Parade in the nearby city of Wilton Manors, WSVN-TV reported. WPLG-TV reports that the driver of the truck was […]

Disney is now celebrating LGBT Pride event For Kids

    Just because parents want their offspring to be the world’s wokeist doesn’t mean it will be so. Plonking kids in front of a TV screen and demanding they enjoy a camp concert doesn’t mean they’ll grow up how their parents imagine. If I was an obsessive wokey parent, I’d be very worried about […]

Warsaw’s Gay Pride Parade is overshadowed with fear about the future

Warsaw’s gay pride parade is usually a joyful celebration, but this year it was also tinged with fear of what the future might hold for the rights of gay, bisexual and transgender people. A year ago Poland’s LGBT community faced a backlash from ruling conservative politicians, local communities and the church. And during his election […]

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