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lgbtiq pride

LGBTIQ Pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people. Also, LGBTIQ communities design Pride events to promote their self-affirmation, dignity and equal rights. In addition, the events increase the visibility of LGBTIQ communities, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance. Pride Festivals Cities around the world hold Pride events throughout the year. Pride, as opposed to shame and social stigma, is the predominant outlook that bolsters most LGBT rights movements throughout the world. Pride festivals generally encompass a range of events, from serious commemorations to festive parades. Marches, rallies, fair days commemorations, community forums, dance parties, and festivals are all popular Pride events. Around the world, many Pride events generally occur during June to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising (or riots) In New York in June 1969. Australian Pride Calendar. In Brisbane, Brisbane Pride hold the annual Queens Ball in June. The Brisbane Pride Festival occurs in September each year. It includes a march down Brunswick Street from Fortitude Valley to New Farm Park. Following in New Farm Park, Brisbane Pride organises the Pride Fair Day. In 2017,  more than 10,000 LGBTIQ community members and allies  gathered for the annual Pride march. The event coloured inner city Brisbane in Rainbow colours. The event had added meaning that year because of same-sex marriage postal vote, conducted over that time. Other Pride events are scheduled throughout September. Other regional Pride celebrations occur in Cairns and Noosa. Tropical Fruits Inc organise events in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. Sydney Pride occurs during June and Melbourne Pride in February. Events are held in Darwin in October.  

london pride pride in london

London was awash with the colours of the Rainbow Saturday afternoon as some 600 groups marched in London Pride. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered to make it the biggest and most diverse Pride in London ever. Celebrities like Sam Smith and Sir Ian McKellen joined the marchers. Launching the parade, Mayor of London Sadiq …

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rainbow pride flag fashion pride 2019

Celebrities donned Rainbow Pride inspired fashion in droves for Pride 2019. Once the preserve of drag queens, Rainbow Pride Flag inspired clothes this year made the move to haute couture. Indeed, it seems the days of home-sewn disco-sequin rainbow-layered dresses are gone. With discount stores everywhere selling rainbow themed leis, sunglasses and bowties, fashion divas …

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five husbands vodka utah mormon

Utah-based Ogden’s Own Distillery in the Mormon heartland released the polygamy-themes  Five Husbands vodka to celebrate Pride month in June. The limited edition bottle features five muscular men in denim cut-offs each holding onto a large rooster in front of their crotch. The Utah Pride Festival announced Five Husbands Vodka as the official liquor of …

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pride rainbow beer bottle turkey

Bomonti, a leading Turkish beer launched a special Pride rainbow beer bottle in defiance of bans on Pride marches in the country. Efes, maker of Bomonti, brew 80% of all beer sold in Turkey. Bomonti is stocked in bars and stores nationwide across the country. Also, it is one of Turkey’s most popular beers. The …

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hatersville lil nas x straight pride gay penguins

The haters went crazy this week and the knives came out in Hatersville. A month of Pride taunted and tormented the  homophobes who believe LGBTIQ people should be out of sight and out of mind. From Straight Pride to gay penguins and people deleting ‘Old Town Road’ because Lil Nas X is gay. What a …

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rainbow garden gnomes

Police kicked a man out of an Asda store in Plymouth England after he threw a giant tanty over Rainbow Pride garden gnomes. And then the internet took over. Scroll down for Twitter jokes The tantrum took place after the man took offence at the rainbow-themed garden gnomes for sale in the store. A witness …

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lil nas x old town road

Lil Nas X, singer/songwriter of the 2019 megahit ‘Old Town Road’ came out on the last day of Pride month. Just last week, Lil Nas X performed the hit at the 2019 BET Awards with Billy Ray Cyrus. Scroll down for Miley and Billy Ray with Lil Nas X at Glastonbury Festival ‘Old Town Road’ …

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burger king

A new ad from Burger King Germany aims to win the hearts, minds and dollars of LGBTIQ communities. While corporate America took tentative steps in the past to lure LGBTIQ custom, this year corporations threw caution to the wind. Thus far this Pride month companies already lavished us with rainbow sandwiches, carry bags, mouthwash, butt …

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Lady Gaga Stonewall

Lady Gaga surprised cheering fans with an appearance at the Stonewall Inn  yesterday on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. At the scene of the riots she delivered an impassioned speech on Pride and LGBTIQ rights. Look around you. Look at what you have done. This community has fought and continued to fight a …

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victorian pride centre

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots saw the Victorian Pride Centre cement LGBTIQ pride into the Australian landscape. The centre chose the anniversary to lay the cornerstone of South-East Asia’s first Pride Centre. Previously, in early 2018, the centre announced the winning design for an architecturally iconic building on the site. The centre planned …

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