# Pride month
Pride March 2022 Draws Huge Crowds in NYC
In this video, JamesandKarla highlight the huge crowds at the annual Pride March in New York City on June 26, 2022.
Drag Performance for Pride Month in West Village, NYC
In this video, JamesandKarla show a drag performance for Pride Month 2022 in the West Village of New York City.
The South Seas Bar & The Lavender Scare: Two Reasons to Attend A Pride Festival & Show Support to Your LGBTQ+ Community
Prohibition Ends, Paving the Way for The Boom Boom Room's Inception. The Boom Boom Room, formerly known as the South Seas bar, was the first Laguna Beach establishment to be granted a legal liquor license following the end of Prohibition. Prohibition spanned from 1920 to 1933 and was the period during which the US Constitution's 18th amendment prohibited the making, transporting or selling of alcohol. Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) ran his election campaign on the notion that he sought to repeal Prohibition if elected. Following the Great Depression, legalizing the liquor industry meant creating both jobs and revenue. As a result of this lucrative possibility, FDR easily defeated then-president Herbert Hoover and swiftly ended Prohibition. [i]
Pride March Crowds Gather at Washington Square Park, NYC
In this video, JamesandKarla highlight the Pride March crowds which gathered at Washington Square Park in New York City.
Opinion: Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Likely Make America Gayer Than Ever
Newton's Third Law is one that is repeated often and known well:. "Every action has an equal opposite reaction." Seemingly unbeknownst to SCOTUS, this applies to their most recent ruling in a very big way.
Texas lawmaker vows to draft legislation to prohibit kids from attending drag shows
One Texas lawmaker has promised to introduce legislation prohibiting minors from attending drag shows and other similar events if it is passed into law. June is Pride Month, and communities across the country are celebrating by holding drag shows and drag queen story times at Pride events. However, not everyone feels that these types of events are appropriate for kids, including one Texas lawmaker who wants to make it illegal for minors to attend drag shows.
Event security doubled at Pease Park Pride event due to recent protests
The Pease Park Pride Picnic increased security at their event in Austin on Sunday due to protests at similar events nearby. Following the Rainbow on the Creek Pride event in early June where a group of protesters congregated to disrupt the event, the Pease Park Pride Picnic organizers decided that it was necessary to increase security at their event this past Sunday.
Pride Festival Performance Draws Huge Crowds in NYC
In this video, JamesandKarla highlight the Pride Festival performance which drew huge crowds during the annual Pride Fest in New York City on June 26, 2022.
Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision caused Windham residents to want to be "extra visible" at Pride event
Windham recently held their second annual Pride event this past weekend. Many residents reported it was important to come out and be "extra visible" in light of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark case, Roe v. Wade.
Huge Crowds at Pride March near Stonewall Inn: New York City 2022
In this video, JameasandKarla show the huge crowds which gathered to see the Pride March right near the historic LGBTQ landmark, Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Pride Festival Draws Huge Crowds in New York City
In this video, JamesandKarla show the huge crowds who attended the annual Pride Festival as part of Pride Month in New York City on June 26, 2022.
Huge Crowds at Pride Festival New York City
In this video, JamesandKarla show the huge crowds who attended the Pride Festival in New York City on June 26, 2022.
Longmont, Colorado: Community Shows Their Pride
Hundred from the Longmont community show up for Pride Festival 2022.
Happy LA Pride Parade Spotlights
HAPPY PRIDE! This year LA Pride Parade came back with bigger and longer route in Los Angeles. Starting at Hollywood and Cahuenga and runs at least 2 hours. It is definitely bigger route than before. But did you know? LA Pride was the first permitted parade advocating for gay rights on June 28, 1970, in Hollywood. You could say they're going back to their routes. Beautiful sight. And you definitely have to experience it in person someday!
Opinion: Texas Republicans Say Gayness is Abnormal. I Think They’re Right.
This past weekend Texas’ GOP met for their biennial convention in Houston. The event where Republicans get together to discuss their platform for their year. Some of the leading topics of conversation for the evening were the same that we’ve heard pretty consistently as of late.
Longmont Pride March and Parade 2022
This Pride Month 2022 had a successful Pride in Longmont, Colorado. Come see how the Longmont community came out in force this year.
Anniversary of June 28, 1969, Stonewall Riots Reminder of Thousands Who Protested after a Discriminatory Police Raid
Though most people are likely to have heard of the Stonewall Riots, many are unaware of what truly happened during the 1969 protests. Instead, most believe or have heard that a lesbian or transgender woman allegedly threw a brick at an officer, inciting a days-long riot. Though bordering on the facts surrounding the event, there is much more to know about the LGBTQ movement and how the Stonewall Inn and the Stonewall Riots catapulted the gay rights movement into mainstream visibility. [v]
What’s On In San Francisco This Weekend: Pride Parade and Celebrations
San Francisco Pride Parade and celebrations will take place this June over the course of two days on June 25th and 26th, according to the Francisco Pride website. After two years without a parade due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 52nd annual San Francisco Pride is finally back. The city's parade is a global trend setter in the global Pride movement and every June, San Franciscans celebrate and cherish LGBTQ communities in one of the most Gay friendly cities of the world.
Foodie Events for this Week in Los Angeles that you can be Proud Of!
Don't let Pride Month end without checking out these events!. Tickets are still available for this savory collaboration between Asterid and wine retailer, Luckysomm. It marks the start of their Summer Social Series and gives an opportunity to try out Ray Garcia's new restaurant for less than $50. The event runs from 6-9 p.m. and features bites like Caviar Tamal paired with Three Wines from Sommelier Kristin Olszewski’s Nomadica Wines.
An Open Love Letter To The LGBTQ Community: Happy Pride Month
Free Hugs and LovePhoto by Mick De Paola on Unsplash. Thank you for being a wonderful friend and Happy Pride Month!. As a cisgender, African American, Black woman raised in a traditional, conservative Christian family — my family always taught me to love and not to judge. I was taught to treat ALL people with respect and dignity.