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The First Gay Pride March

I’ve long been ambivalent about the Gay Pride March.  In three decades in NYC, I’ve never marched and seldom gone to watch.  I believed it was less about pride than pageant – swaggering leather queens, in-your-face drag queens, and, of course, the exhibitionist A-gays, bumping and grinding for the adoration of fellow Adonises.  I didn’t […]

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NYC’s Gay Pride 2012

Sunday, June 24th NYC becomes even more colorful with the annual Gay Pride March, one of the world’s largest celebrations of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender pride. Click here for photos from last year’s Pride March. Heritage of Pride, a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization, oversees the March (aka Parade), which commemorates the Stonewall Riots (the 1969 […]

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NYC Gay Pride 2011

Every year the streets of NYC become even more fabulous on the last Sunday in June with the Gay Pride March.  The centerpiece of the city’s week-long Pride Festival, the March down Fifth Avenue into Greenwich Village commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which launched the Gay Rights Movement. With the legalization of Gay Marriage in […]

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