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    Canada has announced the launch of its “Pride Season,” which will run from June to September to celebrate “LGBTQ2+” people. The month of June, which has been established as “Pride Month,” marks the beginning of Canada’s Pride Season, and will feature a series of events and parades for the “LGBTQ2+” community. Major Canadian cities such as Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and...
    ANGELINA COUNTY (CBSNEWS.COM) – Confections in Texas announced that it would be selling rainbow cookies for Pride Month. The bakery, located in East Texas, soon faced backlash for its decision. According to Tyler, Texas, CBS affiliate KYTX, Confections was soon inundated with messages of support from across the U.S. ♦♦♦ Click Here To Read The Complete On cbsnews.com ♦♦♦ (Originally...
    Nickelodeon is promoting Pride Month to children with a new video featuring drag queen Nina West, who sings about the meaning of all the colors on the “pride flag.” “Every color on the pride flag is a symbol in the sky. And I’m proud to be me every time that I see that pride flag waving high,” West sings for...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7, Chicago's No. 1 station for news, will celebrate Pride Month on all of its platforms including two special virtual town halls on June 10 and June 24. This week's forum is moderated by ABC 7 Chicago's I-Team Consumer Investigative Reporter, Jason Knowles and will be available on abc7chicago.com Thursday, June 10, at 2:00 p.m.During this...
    June is dedicated to “pride month,” when LGBTQ people celebrate their sexualities. Pride month prompted a spike in LGBTQ-themed content featuring drag queens, niche sexual identities and more in children’s education and programming intended for young or very young audiences. Nickelodeon, a popular children’s network, featured a drag queen singing to explain the pride flag to children, saying that light...
    Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield claimed that Nickelodeon has 'gone off the deep end' with its 'transgender indoctrination' after the children's channel aired a music video performed by a drag queen in honor of Pride Month. The music video features 42-year-old performer and RuPaul's Drag Race alum Andrew Levitt, who also goes by the name Nina West. Over the course of...
    As people celebrate Pride Month in June, the proliferation of Pride flags and rainbows cropping up at corporate businesses can be a bit of an inner-community joke among LGBTQ+ folks. The big question being, of course, how much is this company or mega-corporation actually helping LGBTQ+ folks with their dollars? Is their workplace actually queer-inclusive? That said, when small businesses...
    Prominent kids' networks – Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network – are celebrating Pride Month with a variety of content. Last week, Nickelodeon debuted "The Meaning of Pride" music video, which featured a dancing drag queen who sang about the colors of the rainbow and other flags associated with liberal causes. The drag queen known as "Nina West" sang: "With the pride...
    Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield accused Nickelodeon of “transgender indoctrination” of American children after playing a clip the children’s network aired to celebrate Pride Month. Media Matters’ Jason Campbell flagged the video on Twitter, showing the Newsmax host, along with guest Isabella Riley, decrying the Nickelodeon clip despite Riley insisting she doesn’t “have a problem with gay people,” and Stinchfield voicing a similar...
    Confections in Lufkin, Texas announced on Thursday that it would be selling rainbow cookies for Pride Month. The bakery, located in East Texas, soon faced backlash for its decision. Confections took to Facebook to reveal that many of its customers had sent hateful messages and canceled orders and claimed its "likes" were also plummeting. "Today has been hard. Really hard,"...
    An East Texas bakery is claiming it lost business and received a “hateful message” after it posted a photo of rainbow heart cookies in celebration of “Pride Month.” Confections, a locally owned and operated bakery in Lufkin, Texas, shared the photo of their available cookies to Facebook last week to kick off “Pride Month.” “More LOVE. Less hate,” the bakery wrote...
    Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel faced a wave of backlash after a tweet celebrating Pride Month. "Happy #PrideMonth!" she tweeted last week. "@GOP is proud to have doubled our LGBTQ support over the last 4 years, and we will continue to grow our big tent by supporting measures that promote fairness and balance protections for LGBTQ Americans and those...
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    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The CTA "Pride Train" is going back in service starting Monday for Pride Month.The new design adds a black and brown stripe to the traditional Pride Flag. The CTA has also added the blue, pink and white colors of the Transgender Flag.Resources for the LGBTQ+ CommunityThe CTA Pride Train is now in its fifth year of service.The...
    SAN JOSE — About 25 people waved signs Sunday on the side of Calvary Chapel San Jose to protest the appearance of a national speaker who leads what the Southern Poverty Law Center describes as an anti-LGBTQ hate group. The rally was held on the first weekend of Pride month, when LGBTQ  groups organize community events in the Bay Area...
    Throughout June, Californians can buy a cannabis-infused gummy that looks and tastes like rainbow sherbet. When they do, San Mateo-based edibles company PLUS will give money to a nonprofit that advocates for incarcerated people who are trans and gender-variant. Customers who buy upscale joints or cannabis flowers this month from Venice-based Stone Road will be supporting the LGBTQ Freedom Fund,...
    In this article LGBTVIDEO4:3704:37Pride Month meets Wall Street as new LGBTQ ETF hits the marketETF EdgeJust in time for Pride Month, Wall Street has its first LGBTQ-focused ETF. ProcureAM, in partnership with LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings, launched the new LGBTQ100 ESG ETF this week. The first-of-its-kind fund uses LGBTQ community data to identify the top 100 companies that most align with...
    The Stonewall Inn in New York City is where Pride Month started. Getty Images Pride Month's activist roots have been overshadowed, but it needs to be about taking action again. In 2020, amid the Black Lives Matter movement and COVID-19, Pride refocused on activism. After an uptick in LGBTQ hate crimes and anti-trans bills, that change needs to...
    Far-left “Squad” member Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) has attempted to pressure large corporations into taking political stances on state-based measures by asking them what they’re doing to combat what she considers to be “hateful anti-trans bills.” Several companies — including Coca-Cola, Walmart, AT&T, and Verizon — have signaled their support for “Pride Month” in some way, mostly by changing their social...
    RIDGEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- The Ridgewood Police Department unveiled its first Pride themed patrol vehicle.The vehicle took to the street Friday, with two large rainbow stripes, flags and lettering on both sides of the Chevy Tahoe.During Pride Month, the car will serve as a symbol of the department's year-round commitment to equality.ALSO READ | Pride Month 2021: What to...
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    June is Pride Month, and while San Francisco’s signature parade remains on hiatus until next year, the region’s chefs, restaurants, bars, hotels and nonprofit groups are stepping up to fill the void with specials. Here’s a sampling: Black Pride Dinner: On June 24, chef Nelson German, fresh off his “Top Chefs: Portland” appearance, and chef LaLa Harrison will team up...
    Sophie Turner made fans do a double-take. On Wednesday, the "Game of Thrones" star took to her Instagram Stories where she celebrated Pride Month with a special message. ""It's mothaf------ #pride month babaaaayyyyyy," wrote the 25-year-old in the now-expired post, as quoted by People magazine. According to the outlet, the star also included several Pride-themed stickers, such as "Bi Pride,"...
    Actress Sophie Turner seemingly hinted that she’s bisexual in a since-deleted Instagram story, Page Six reported Friday. “It’s mothaf*kin #pride month babaaaayyyyy,” Turner wrote on the Instagram story earlier this week, according to the outlet. ????| Sophie Turner via Instagram Stories.#Pride #BiPride pic.twitter.com/6jPRJLt1kn — Sophie Turner Brasil | Fan Account (@STurnerBrasil) June 2, 2021 The Instagram story reportedly featured...
    The Justin Trudeau-led Government of Canada has announced that one month is not sufficient for the celebration of LGBT pride, and that the festivities will be extended to cover the whole season. “1 month isn’t enough to celebrate Pride in Canada!” declared his Twitter-verified ‘Free to be me’ account, an official account of the Government of Canada, alongside an emoji rainbow,...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s youngest daughter Michaela Kennedy-Cuomo came out as bisexual Friday. In an Instagram post, the 23-year-old Brown University graduate opened up about her sexuality in honor of Pride Month. READ MORE: Progress Pride Flags Raised For First Time Ever At Rye Playland She shared two images of herself, one posing a “gay for you”...
    RYE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – June is Pride Month. For the first time ever, Progress Pride flags are flying at Playland amusement park in Rye. READ MORE: Proud Gay Dad Of 3 From Brooklyn Amasses Over A Quarter Million Followers On TikTok With Relatable Family Videos They were raised by the Westchester County LGBTQ Advisory Board and county officials Friday. READ...
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                        For the Metro Nashville area, the month of June will be “Nashville Pride Month” and one week in May will be “Black Restaurant Week.” Metro Nashville City Council passed two resolutions confirming these celebratory declarations at their last council meeting on Tuesday. The Tennessee Star reached out to the...
    At least seven major multinational companies changed their social media logos to rainbows as June began for “Pride Month.” The companies notably failed to update logos on their Middle East and Asian pages, where LGBT people face the most oppression. It appears that for some corporations, concern for LGBT persons is limited by geographic boundaries, as evidenced by their social...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Pride Parade will be happening this year after being called off in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but not on the last Sunday in June as usual – it has been postponed until Sunday, Oct. 3 But there will still be plenty of opportunities to get out and about for LGBTQ pride festivities in...
    Pop superstar Taylor Swift is teaming up with GLAAD’s “Summer of Equality” initiative to push for the passage of the Equality Act. Taylor Swift voiced her support in a recent tweet  in which she thanked “courageous activists” for “bravely living their truth.” In observance of Pride Month, GLAAD recently announced its “Summer of Equality” campaign to pressure the Senate into...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago kicked off Pride Month by unveiling two new colorful crosswalks at City Hall Thursday morning.City Hall is dressed up in its Pride best for Thursday kickoff and it's not just on the flagpoles, but on the street.Accompanied by her wife, First Lady Amy Eshleman, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, unveiled the newly painted crosswalks on LaSalle Street, with...
    The month of June will have no special meaning in Okeechobee, Florida, after the city council voted against recognizing Pride Month. “Our community is a very conservative, very Christian community,” Okeechobee Mayor Dowling Watford said after the city declined to designate June as Pride Month. “There is a portion of the population who feel slighted by this, but we...
    On Tuesday, the first day of Pride Month, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill that bans transgender girls and women from competing on female sports teams at the high school and college level. DeSantis appeared at Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville to sign the "Fairness in Women's Sports Act," which was introduced by Republican State Senator...
    GILROY (KPIX 5) – For the first time in the city’s history, Gilroy is flying the Pride flag outside City Hall, but not without controversy. “We’ve never had commemorative flags in Gilroy, our city hall has the United States flag and the California flag,” said Mayor Marie Blankley. “I don’t think it should be flown at City Hall. It could...
    Hit Nick Jr. children's TV show "Blue's Clues" has enlisted a former contestant from "RuPaul's Drag Race" to help teach kids and their families about Pride month. In a sing-a-long animated video, Drag Queen Nina West voices a character that leads a slew of characters through a LGBTQ+ parade. The song, set to the tune of "The Ants Go Marching," explains...
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants will support Pride Month on the field and on their uniforms and caps.On Saturday against the Cubs, the Giants will feature Pride colors in the SF logo on their game caps along with a Pride patch on the right sleeves of their home uniforms - making them the first major league team to...
    The United States Embassy to the Vatican announced it is flying a gay pride flag that will remain up for the month of June to support the gay community. “The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See celebrates #PrideMonth with the Pride flag on display during the month of June,” the Twitter announcement read. “The United States respects the dignity and...
    Loading the player... Pride month is here and Niecy Nash is crying “tears of joy”. In a recent video, Nash is seen celebrating the start of Pride month with her wife, Jessica Betts. Hugging her wife in an emotional TikTok video, Nash let her fans in on her happiness. She told the viewers in the video, “I’m wishing the...
    The Walt Disney Company has been hit with a sexual orientation discrimination lawsuit from a longtime executive at the start of Pride Month. “After his sexual orientation became known to his superiors and after being discriminated against and put on a dead-end career track and repeatedly denied promotions with no remedy or relief from HR, Plaintiff is informed and...
    Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) The San Francisco Giants will wear Pride-themed uniforms on Saturday.  They will become the first MLB team to acknowledge Pride Month with official uniforms.  San Francisco is known for one of the most prominent LGBTQ cultures in the country.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The San Francisco Giants will become the first...
    A longtime Disney executive accused the mass media company of sexual orientation discrimination in a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Joel Hopkins’ lawyers filed the complaint on the first day of Pride month. Hopkins accused the company of promoting others at the same level of employment while he received no equal compensation. The VP Production Finance claimed...