Pride

Widener running back Chris Randle
Widener University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 23, 2019 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Widener University football team is preparing for the 2019 season under the watchful eye of a new head coach. But he is a familiar presence. Mike Barainyak took over the program back in February after serving as offensive coordinator for the Pride in 2018. He...
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Discover Lehigh Valley
Holli Stephens
August 16, 2019 - 6:00 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Read more here for everything to do Aug. 16 to 18.
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LGBTQ pride flag
Jim Melwert
July 17, 2019 - 1:15 pm
READING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Residents are planning protests after the mayor of Reading decided at the last minute that the rainbow flag that represents the LGBTQ community could not fly over City Hall during this week's Pride celebration. The flag was going to fly over Reading City Hall from...
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Part of the NYC Pride March moves past the Stonewall Inn in New York's Greenwich Village.
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Antionette Lee
July 01, 2019 - 7:50 am
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of thousands of people carried signs, banners and balloons in New York City's annual Pride March on Sunday, a celebration this year of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which many consider to be the spark that ignited a nationwide LGBTQ rights movement...
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In this March 27, 2019, photo, Nigerian activist Michael Ighodaro speaks during a meeting of the Reclaim Pride Coalition at the Church of the Village in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo
June 26, 2019 - 9:06 am
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. By Karen Matthews, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — One of the biggest celebrations of LGBT pride in New York City history will culminate Sunday with not one, but two processions through Manhattan, after dissidents who believe the annual parade has become too commercialized...
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Philly Pride and Transgender flags
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Justin Udo
June 10, 2019 - 3:15 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time ever, the Philly Pride and Transgender flags are flying high above the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Monday he is flying the flags from the balcony of his office in the Capitol building for the...
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Philadelphia's annual pride parade and festival is back and its bigger than ever this year.
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Antionette Lee
June 09, 2019 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's annual Pride Parade and Festival is back — and it's bigger than ever. Thousands lined Philadelphia's streets from the heart of the Gayborhood to Penn's Landing, waving their pride flags, screaming and cheering as the colorful floats passed by. This year...
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Philly Pride float
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Hadas Kuznits
June 06, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The finishing touches are being made on Philadelphia’s pride float at Cherry Street Pier, titled, "Philadelphia Pioneers On The Road To Stonewall." Philadelphia’s pride float marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots that started the LGBTQ movement. “Liberty...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 18, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It was a shoulder-to-shoulder standing room only crowd for New Hope’s annual gay pride parade. Megan Ruhmel, vice president of the northeast Pride chapter described Saturday as, “So much color, so much energy, so much love.” Mark Machiesky of Bucks County says he...
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People take part in the 2018 Toronto Pride Parade
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Justin Udo
June 25, 2018 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Artist Gilbert Baker considered himself the "gay Betsy Ross," according to Michelle Millar Fisher. In 1978, Baker hand-dyed and stitched the two original eight-striped rainbow flags — the six-striped version is the primary usage today — for the Gay and Lesbian Freedom...
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