We promote awareness and education among and of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community of Queens, New York. Over the years the parade and festival have grown and evolved to where today, we help to connect people within the community to various equality, social justice, health and educational organizations. With this outreach, the benefits are immeasurable in the many ways people have been helped to be themselves and live better lives. We depend on your support, our fantastic volunteers and the dedicated members of Queens Pride who spend many hours to organize this event, and more, each year.
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Organizers said a record 25, people in groups marched in the annual parade, which was led by Governor Deval Patrick and Mayor Martin J. Walsh and ended with a festival on City Hall Plaza. While some in the gay community fear a loss of identity as the event becomes more mainstream, Bruni welcomes the change. Pride is celebrated in cities worldwide throughout June, in part to commemorate the anniversary of the June Stonewall riots in New York City that helped spark the gay rights movement. While the Pride celebrations share common elements — a parade, the rainbow flag, music, dancing — each incarnation assumes some of the personality of its host city. In the case of Boston, that means a slightly buttoned-down party.
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Dogs on leashes walked by, panting from the heat, with pride flags fashioned into small capes. The view further down the street would be better, he promised. The parade marched east and came into view in the heart of downtown around 10 minutes after it began at the intersection of Seventh Street and West University Avenue. The band of paraders carried signs to represent various groups, ranging from high school gay-straight alliance clubs to local churches, religious groups and businesses.
Chicago's Pride Parade is one of the largest, by attendance, in the world. This event is taken place outside and celebrates Equal Rights for lesbian , gay , bisexual , transgender and queer people. Daley Plaza.