Photographing Gay Pride Is The Radical-Right’s Prurient Pursuit

By: Tuesday June 25, 2013 3:42 pm

I had to laugh at today’s email from anti-LGBT Illinois Family Institute because it is so emblematic of the radical-right.  Folks on the radical-right express disgust at gays and, especially, transgender and genderqueer people, yet they can’t resist posting whole photo albums of same.  From IFI’s email, which is all about Chicago Pride: WARNING: Offensive pictures [...]

Secretary of State John Kerry Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

By: Monday June 10, 2013 12:36 pm

Transcript of Video Remarks Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Hello! I wanted to take a moment to join people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month. This month is about the assertion of equality and dignity. It is about the affirmation of fundamental freedoms and human rights. It is about people [...]

Speech To The San Diego Stonewall Rally (2012)

By: Saturday July 21, 2012 5:33 am

Here in my adopted hometown of San Diego, California, I was asked to speak at this year’s San Diego Pride Stonewall Rally about open service for transgender servicemembers in the U.S. military services. The rally was held on July 20, 2012; the 20th through 22nd is Pride Weekend here. This was an important LGBT year [...]

On Trans Pride Events And Militancy

By: Monday July 2, 2012 5:50 pm

Pride marches are born of two thoughts that can be perceived as both complimentary and contradictory: Political action and community celebration. Pride Month is in June because the Stonewall Riots, and follow-up Stonewall Uprising Gay Liberation Movement, began on June 28th, 1969. The LGBTQ community was born in a political act — riots often being [...]

Will the rainbow flag fly proudly over Seattle’s Space Needle in 2011?

By: Thursday June 2, 2011 10:21 pm

Update: Boooo!  Joe says “The Space Needle has officially said they will not fly the flag, but that doesn’t mean we can’t try to change their minds. Keep sharing Josh’s petition. http://chn.ge/kvck5E” Last year Seattle Gay News interviewed Space Needle president and CEO Ron Sevart and posted this quote.  I wonder what part of this [...]

38 Days Till Toast Time

By: Wednesday April 13, 2011 2:14 pm

Thirty-eight days until the Rapture!  There’s no doubt it’s coming because “The world-wide success of the Gay Pride/Same Sex Marriage movement is a dramatic sign provided by God to warn the world that the world is on the threshold of Judgment Day.” So says Mr. Harold Camping, and he’s only been wrong once about the [...]

God created marriage equality to signal Judgment Day on May 21, 2011

By: Thursday December 9, 2010 11:10 pm

In 1992 televangelist & radio host Harold Camping suggested in his book 1994? that Judgment Day would happen somewhere between September 15 and 17, 1994. “He does not know the exact day because Scripture says ‘no man knows the day nor the hour’ (Matt. 24:36). But according to Camping we can certainly know the month [...]

New Delhi holds first pride celebration since the decriminalization of homosexuality

By: Sunday November 28, 2010 7:50 pm

Over 2,000 out and proud lesbian, gay, bisexual and trandgender people and their straight friends marched through India’s capitol today in the 3rd annual pride parade. “Today is about saying that we are gay and we are proud. We are not going anywhere, we are a part of society, and today we can celebrate being [...]

Ten Washington cities celebrating 2010 Pride means progress!

By: Thursday June 3, 2010 10:49 am

There’s nothing more thrilling than joining the ginormous happy throngs for the Seattle Pride parade and festival and being in the majority for a day.  Well OK, there is one thing more thrilling.  Incredibly thrilling, in fact.  It’s knowing that Pride celebrations are happening in 10 cities across the Washington state this summer, from Centralia [...]

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