Pride Month

Pride Month

Ads Featuring Asian Parents of LGBT Children Appear for the First Time on YouTube

National International
Asian and South Asian LGBT youth face unique obstacles to coming out, including the fear of shaming and dishonoring their parents and ancestors. These cultural obstacles often lead to self-loathing, depression and suicide. ...
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Senators Murray, Cantwell Hold Trump Accountable for Administration’s Anti-LGBTQ Agenda

Donald Trump/GLAAD Accountability Project
Politics
As millions of Americans mark and celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month, Washington state Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) sent a letter to Trump outlining several ways the administration has undermined protections for LGBTQ Americans in his first months in office. ...
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Lesbian Indie Artists Release Music Tribute ‘Finish the Dance’ to Pulse Nightclub Victims

Danielle LoPresti/Facebook
Entertainment
The song, "Finish the Dance" is an upbeat dance track with a message of perseverance and love. The track’s opening piano “montuno” and classical guitar pay homage to Latino members of the LGBTQ community who were the majority of those slain that night. ...
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Dueling Seattle Pride Marches Scheduled for June 10-11 on Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill Pride Festival Photo
Local
If the group refuses to abide by City of Seattle rules regarding permitting, it is expected they could be sued up to (and potentially more than) $60,000. ...
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National Queer Arts Festival Expands to South Bay

Femme Space participant Luna Merbruj. Photo: Elena Rose
Entertainment
The National Queer Arts Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is expanding to the South Bay. ...
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Inslee Issues State Directive for LGBTQ Inclusion and Safe Places Initiative

Gov. Jay Inslee/Facebook
Local
Safe Place WA was inspired by the program launched last year by the Seattle Police Department. ...
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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Strikes a Pose for Pride Toronto

International
Pride Toronto’s 2016 Parade will make Canadian history, with Trudeau participating as Canada’s first ever sitting Prime Minister to march. ...
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Iggy Azalea Cancels Pittsburgh Pride Appearance Following Anti-Gay Remarks

Iggy Azalea/iHeart Radio Photo
Entertainment
Grammy decorated rapper Iggy Azalea has 99 problems and the gay community appears to be one. ...
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Feeling ‘The Normal Heart’ and Discovering the Tribe

Top News Editorial
As we enter Pride Month and the parties and the parades begin all over the country, it's important not to get lost in the festivities. ...
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Obama Issues 2015 Pride Month Proclamation

Top News Politics
Obama: "Barriers that limit the potential of LGBT Americans have been torn down, but too many individuals encounter discrimination and unfair treatment." ...
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