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FILE - In this July 11, 2016, file photo, a makeshift memorial continues to grow outside the Pulse nightclub, the day before the one month anniversary of a mass shooting, in Orlando, Fla. Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
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September 16, 2019 - 4:29 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A foundation has purchased land to build a museum about the 2016 massacre that killed 49 people at a Florida gay nightclub. The onePulse Foundation said Monday that it has acquired a 1.75 acre (0.7 hectare) parcel about a third of a mile (0.5 kilometer) from the now-closed...
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Straight Pride march
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August 09, 2019 - 11:54 pm
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California city has denied a request to hold a so-called Straight Pride rally at a park. Modesto city officials on Friday denied an application by the National Straight Pride Coalition for an Aug. 24 event at Graceada Park. Organizer Don Grundmann had estimated 500...
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Pride flags
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June 26, 2019 - 8:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The wait is over! World Pride kicked off in New York City with a benefit concert at the Barclay's Center -- the start of an expanded weekend of activities leading to Sunday's pride parade. 1010 WINS CELEBRATES WORLD PRIDE : Meet the heroes of the movement Listen: ChannelQ |...
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Long Island Pride Parade in Long Beach
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June 23, 2019 - 6:38 pm
A boil water advisory, still in effect in Long Beach after an E-coli scare, didn't stop the community from hosting the 29th annual Long Island Pride parade Sunday.
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Taylor Swift
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June 17, 2019 - 3:12 pm
Taylor Swift released a new music video on Monday that amassed more than 4 million views in five hours and called on fans to support the Equality Act this Pride Month.
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June 02, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants lawmakers to pass a new law ensuring people who attack or kill a gay person can't beat the charge by arguing they panicked because of their victim's sexuality.
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WorldPride Welcome Center
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Carol D'Auria
June 01, 2019 - 6:03 pm
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the New York State WorldPride Welcome Center in lower Manhattan on Saturday, the first day of Pride Month.
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Pride flags
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Adam Warner
June 01, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday directed the state police Hate Crimes Task Force to help the NYPD investigate the burning of pride flags outside a gay bar in Harlem on Friday.
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Anthony Behar
June 01, 2019 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand has unveiled a comprehensive plan to protect the rights of LGBTQ people to mark the start of Pride Month. If elected, the New York senator says she'd direct the Justice Department to consider gender identity and sexual...
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FILE- In this June 24, 2018 file photo, revelers carry a Rainbow Flag along Fifth Avenue during the New York City Pride Parade in New York. June 28, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which fueled the fire for a global LGBTQ movement. From symposiums to movie screenings, walking tours to art exhibits, even an opera, a slew of institutions and organizations are filling June with events that commemorate that moment and its impact through the last five decades. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
June 01, 2019 - 9:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — If it's Pride Month, there's gotta be a parade. And there will be, in New York City and places around the country and world. But this year, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising that fueled the fire for a global LGBTQ movement, there's also a lot more. From symposiums to...
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