The history of gay pride
Gay pride or LGBT pride is the promotion of the self-affirmation, dignity, equality, and increased As of , plans were advancing by the State of New York to host in the largest international celebration of LGBT pride in history. Pride parades are outdoor events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender , and queer Archived from the original on June 6, Retrieved August 19, ^ "Matamoros holds first gay pride parade in Tamaulipas history: News". Gay Pride, also called LGBT Pride or LGBTQ Pride, byname Pride, annual celebration, usually in June in the United States and sometimes at other times in other countries, of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) identity. Gay Pride commemorates the Stonewall riots. Jun 28, · The gay rights movement in the United States began in the s and saw huge progress in the s, with laws prohibiting homosexual activity . A CONDENSED HISTORY OF GAY PRIDE. 1 / 1. Back to Gallery Several years ago I found myself standing on a sidewalk in Southern California watching a gay pride parade. As the Dykes on Bikes roared Author: Michael Thomas Ford. The history of the gay rights movement can be traced to the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village, which is considered by many to be the launch of the modern gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights movement.