The following is a calendar of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT events. This mainly comprises pride parades but also includes other kinds of events such as sporting events and film festivals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Gay community life initially centered around gay bars, which became hubs of many social and activist movements in the late s and s. However, according to media and eyewitness accounts, what motivated the police raid on the night of June 28,was not that the bar patrons slept with people of the same sex, but that they were gender-nonconforming men, or drag queens—men who dress up as women for entertainment purposes. The girls instinctively reached for each other.
Pride parades also known as pride marchespride eventsand pride festivals are outdoor events celebrating lesbiangaybisexualtransgenderand queer LGBTQ social and self acceptance, achievements, legal rightsand pride. The events also at times serve as demonstrations for legal rights such as same-sex marriage. At the beginning of the gay rights protest movement, news on Cuban prison work camps for homosexuals inspired the Mattachine Society to organize protests at the United Nations and the White Housein
Limerick LGBT has a thriving community working together and with other organisations to progress gay rights and culture in the city and county. The other thing that you will do is join in with your first Pride Parade, being part of the week is easy enough, most events are held in places that are either Gay ran, or that are Gay Friendly, offering LGBTQ individuals the comfort of being with like-minded people, and the feeling of safety. Sometimes it helps to know why we have a Parade, aside from the obvious celebration of who we are, and lead up to a day of partying with people like us, our friends and our families. Beginning inthe festival began humbly when community stalwarts Paddy Doyle and Nicole Dunphy organised the first festival of celebration with their events in both Cosmo and Yum Yum Niteclub.
June is Pride month in New York City, a time when it feels like nearly everyone in the five boroughs is a member of the family or a trusted ally. That sense of community will be surpassed this year as New York celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, the night in when a group of gay, lesbian and transgender people stood up to harassment, and the gay liberation movement was born. There are a multitude of events happening this month, but ultimately pride is personal.
Since the city was loath to give out permits for any official marches or protests, participants carried banners and signs along the sidewalks. These early marches were held on Saturdays, not Sundays as they are now, because that was when the downtown core was most likely to be busiest with other pedestrians and passers-by. On Februrary 5,the Toronto Police conducted a series of bathhouse raids, dubbed Operation Soap.
At StoryCorps in JuneAlexei Romanoff remembers an inspirational figure who helped him feel proud to be a gay man. Protesters demonstrated near Seoul's gay pride festival on July But protesters also showed up in force. Christian activists insist the socially conservative country won't accept sexual minorities.
The 49th annual parade in included parade contingents, and is described on the official website as "the largest gathering of LGBT people and allies in the nation". It is held on Sunday morning of the Festival. The route is usually west along San Francisco's Market Streetfrom Steuart Street to 8th Street  and it runs from am until almost pm.