Pride Month

Gay Hell, Michigan
Courtesy Elijah Daniel
June 18, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- Youtuber Elijah Daniel has pulled a lot of stunts since he started creating content, but his latest act as Mayor of Hell has a lot of people talking. Daniel purchased Hell, Michigan, for Pride Month and used the opportunity to rename the town Gay Hell. Gay Hell,...
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Taylor Swift
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June 15, 2019 - 2:38 pm
By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance Friday night at the Stonewall Inn and wished the crowd at the site of the LGBTQ rights landmark a happy Pride Month. The gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village was holding an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969...
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Rainbow flag - stock photo
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Justin Udo
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pride flag is flying high just about everywhere you look, and its being used by a number of corporations. However, did you know that there are resources you can use to find out just where those companies stand when it comes to LGBTQ issues? June, also known as...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 08, 2019 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A prominent march in Philadelphia, during Pride this weekend, illustrated that while the world has come to be more accepting, there's still a long way to go. Philadelphia was one of many cities that hosted a Dyke March this weekend. It's usually held the Saturday...
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June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers and drivers specify their preferred pronouns.
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June 04, 2019 - 4:07 pm
By AJ Willingham, CNN (CNN) - - June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets drivers and passengers specify their preferred pronouns. In the app, passengers can access the option in their profile settings, and select from "...
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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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Ambrella
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Hadas Kuznits
June 15, 2018 - 3:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local pizzeria is getting in the spirit of Pride Month. It's extended its limited edition "Pride Pies" through this weekend. Street artist Ambrella, known for her heart candy shaped designs with inspirational messages written on them throughout the city, has teamed...
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LGBTQ pride flag
Cherri Gregg
May 31, 2018 - 10:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter the beginning of June, the calendar also marks the first day of Pride Month in Philadelphia. To celebrate the LGBTQ community, the city has planned a number of events. The annual celebration will kick off at 5 p.m. on June 7 with the raising of the LGBT...
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