(Food and Beverages)
Stonewall Inn
(Food and Beverages)
Elizabeth Montgomery
(Movies & TV)
Dick Sargent
(Movies & TV)
Joseph Hansen (writer)
Bill Clinton
Brenda Howard

See also

Gay pride

Knowledge Identifier: !Gay_pride


Gay pride

Event held during LGBT Pride Month. add

Category: Politics

Activity starting in 1950.

Countries: United States (43%), (18%), Iceland (7%)

Main connections: Oreo, Stonewall Inn, Elizabeth Montgomery

Linked to: Workers' Party, Democrats, Google




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An organizer of gay activism in the 1950s, he was used to persuasion, trying to convince heterosexuals that gay people were no different than they were add something


The 1950s and 1960s in the United States was an extremely repressive legal and social period for LGBT people add something


Annual Reminders began in 1965 and took place each July 4 at Independence Hall in Philadelphia add something


Kay Lahusen, who photographed the marches in 1965, stated, "Up to 1969, this movement was generally called the homosexual or homophile movement add something


Inspired by Stokely Carmichael's "Black is Beautiful", Gay civil rights pioneer and participant in the Annual Reminders Frank Kameny originated the slogan "Gay is Good" in 1968 to counter social stigma and personal feelings of guilt and shame add something


Although he was stunned by the upheaval by participants in the Annual Reminder in 1969, he later observed, "By the time of Stonewall, we had fifty to sixty gay groups in the country add something


We propose that a demonstration be held annually on the last Saturday in June 0 in New York City to commemorate the 1969 spontaneous demonstrations on Christopher Street and this demonstration be called CHRISTOPHER STREET LIBERATION DAY. No dress or age regulations shall be made for this demonstration add something


The month of June 0 was chosen for LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969 add something


Early on the morning of Saturday, 28 June 1969, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning persons rioted following a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar at 43 Christopher Street, New York City add something


On November 2, 1969, Craig Rodwell, his partner Fred Sargeant, Ellen Broidy, and Linda Rhodes proposed the first pride march to be held in New York City by way of a resolution at the Eastern Regional Conference of Homophile Organizations meeting in Philadelphia add something


With Dick Leitsch's replacement as president of Mattachine NY by "Michael Kotis" in April, 1970, opposition to the march by Mattachine ended add something


Joseph Hansen (writer) - In 1970, he helped to found the first Gay Pride Parade in Hollywood


Christopher Street Liberation Day on June 28, 1970 marked the first anniversary of the Stonewall riots with an assembly on Christopher Street and the first Gay Pride march in U.S. history, covering the 51 blocks to Central Park add something


Other mainstays of the organizing committee were Judy Miller, Jack Waluska, Steve Gerrie and Brenda Howard of GLF. Believing that more people would turn out for the march on a Sunday, and so as to mark the date of the start of the Stonewall uprising, the CSLDUC scheduled the date for the first march for Sunday, June 28, 1970 add something


In the 1980s there was a major cultural shift in the Stonewall Riot commemorations add something


Dick Sargent - In June 1992, Sargent was a Grand Marshal of the Los Angeles Gay Pride parade along with actress and former "Bewitched" co-star Elizabeth Montgomery


In a special queer issue of "The Stranger" in 1999, openly gay author, pundit, and journalist Dan Savage questioned the relevance of pride thirty years later add something


First, President Bill Clinton declared June 0 "Gay & Lesbian Pride Month" on June 2, 2000 add something


Paul Oscar - As a gay activist, Paul Oscar helped to organize a Gay Pride Festival in Reykjavík in 2005


Philip Olivier - He is popular with gay audiences, hosting "Mr Gay UK" in 2005 and appearing on-stage at several Gay Pride events


The general manager of the CSD committee, Robert Kastl, countered Butler's allegations and pointed out that the organizers already awarded a counselling center for lesbians dealing with double discrimination in 2006 add something


Christer Lindarw - Lindarw/After Dark wrote the Stockholm Gay Pride Anthem 2006 - "Kom Ut" together with Stockholms Gaykör


Wojciech Wierzejski - One month before the 2006 Warsaw GLBT parade, he remarked: "If the deviants will start demonstrating, they need to be bashed with a thick stick


In a 2008 interview for the biography book "La Reina muy cerca" by Spanish journalist and writer Pilar Urbano, Queen Sofía of Spain sparked off controversy by voicing her disapproval of LGBT pride in addition to overstepping her official duties as a member of the Royal Family by censuring the Spanish Law on Marriage in how it names equal same-sex unions matrimonio add something


Jon Gnarr - As mayor, he has appeared at the 2010 Gay Pride parade as a drag queen, posting a video holiday greeting wearing a Darth Vader mask and a Santa Claus cap, and suggesting a merger with neighboring municipality Kópavogur


In June 2010, American philosopher and theorist Judith Butler refused the Civil Courage Award of the Christopher Street Day Parade in Berlin, Germany at the award ceremony, arguing and lamenting in a speech that the parade had become too commercial, and was ignoring the problems of racism and the double discrimination facing homosexual or transsexual migrants add something


George Michael - In the early hours of Sunday 4 July 2010 Michael was returning from the Gay Pride parade


Oreo - The Gay Pride ad was followed during 2012 by a series of ads commemorating other holidays and events, including a red, white and blue cream Oreo for Bastille Day, a stream of cookie crumbs for the appearance of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower, and a cookie with a jagged bite taken out of it for Shark Week


Google marked any LGBT-related search results in June 2012 with a rainbow colored pattern underneath search results add something


Oreo - In June 2012, Oreo posted an ad displaying an Oreo cookie with rainbow colored cream to commemorate Gay Pride month


Cher - On June 30, 2013, Cher headlined the Gay Pride annual Dance on the Pier benefit


In 2015 police dispersed the LGBT Pride Parade using tear gas and rubber bullets add something


Stonewall Inn - Each year during the Pride March 2015 crowds gather outside the Stonewall Inn to celebrate its rich history


June 28, 2016 Gay Shame, a radical movement within the LGBT community, opposes the assimilation of LGBT people into mainstream, heteronormative society, the commodification of non-heterosexual identity and culture, and in particular the commercialization of pride events add something


In 2017, & Google included rainbow coloured streets on Google Maps to display Gay Pride marches occurring across the world add something


Jason Mraz - In June 2018, Mraz penned a "love letter" to the LGBT community, as part of a Billboard feature during Gay pride month