#Pride Month

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2 On Your Side

Pride Month kicks off in Western New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — It's officially LGBTQ Pride Month. Over the past month, 2 On Your Side has been previewing several pride events happening in the Western New York area and now those events are finally underway. On Tuesday five flag raising ceremonies were held throughout Niagara County. Ronald Piaseczny, president...
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Lt. Gov. Fetterman defies law to mark start of Pride Month

June is Pride Month and an illegal flag displayed outside of Pennsylvania Capitol on Tuesday marked the occasion. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman chose to mark the beginning of this month celebrating LGBTQ culture and rights by once again, displaying a Pride flag on the balcony of his state Capitol office, despite knowing a law exists prohibiting it. A law passed in 2020 bars the display of any flag other than the American, Pennsylvania or POW/MIA flags on the exterior of the Pennsylvania Capitol.
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Spokane, WAKXLY

List: Events to celebrate Pride Month in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. — June is Pride Month, a time dedicated to LGBTQ+ communities to join together to celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Pride is celebrated in June to pay homage to the Stonewall uprising in 1969 and is typically commemorated by events, ceremonies and parades throughout the month. This...
Baton Rouge, LA225batonrouge.com

Here’s what Baton Rouge Pride is planning this Pride Month

It’s officially Pride Month. After more than a year without Pride Month festivities, members of the Baton Rouge LGBTQ+ community are eager to get back to big parades, concerts and celebrations—but they may have to wait a little bit longer for those local events. Baton Rouge Pride canceled the annual...

St. Pete kicks off Pride month as governor takes aim with anti-transgender ban

June 1 marks the start of Pride month where in St. Petersburg, rainbow flags proudly soar throughout downtown, but it’s now the date of a fight against transgender rights. On Tuesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a controversial ban on transgender athletes in girls’ and women’s sports. The measure states that a female athlete’s eligibility for sports teams is contingent on their biological sex.

Austin Honors Service of DOD's LGBTQ Community at Start of Pride Month

Today kicks off Pride Month, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is proud to celebrate and honor the service commitment and sacrifice of our LGBTQ personnel in and out of uniform, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby told reporters in a briefing today. "He's proud that one of...
San Francisco, CANBC Bay Area

Giants to Become First MLB Team With Pride Month Hats, Jerseys

Giants to become first MLB team with Pride Month hats, jerseys originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea. The Giants announced Tuesday they will become the first MLB team to incorporate Pride Month colors for the on-field hats and jerseys to honor the LGBTQ+ community. Pride Month hats and jerseys will...
Weymouth, MAPatriot Ledger

Weymouth group provides flags, books, scholarships for Pride month

WEYMOUTH — When Annemarie Reardon first got the idea to provide rainbow flags to Weymouth residents to fly during Pride Month, she said handing out 500 flags seemed like an ambitious goal. But the Weymouth Pride Project took off, and she and a group of residents raised enough money to...