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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A protester holds a “Trans People Belong” sign during a June protest for Black trans lives.

Editorial | In absence of Pride, we should listen to our activists

By The Pitt News Editorial Board August 25, 2020
We should take this year, in the absence of a physical pride parade, to reflect on what pride really is, and what it should be from here on out. We should listen to our local activists.
The Steel City Sisters at Sunday’s Equality March.

Delta Foundation’s Pride offers space for LGBTQ+ expression

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer June 12, 2019
Roaring music, dancing and cheers filled the atmosphere in Downtown on Sunday afternoon as the annual Pittsburgh Pride Equality March passed through the streets, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and its history.
“Free Mom Hugs” at Sunday’s Equality March.

Pride advocates gather on Andy Warhol bridge

By Siddhi Shockey, Staff Writer June 12, 2019
The Andy Warhol Bridge swarmed with people dressed in an array of glittering, feathered, skin-tight ensembles in every color of the rainbow on Saturday.
People’s Pride was held in opposition to the annual pride festivities hosted by EQT — a Pittsburgh-based oil and natural gas company. (Photo by Jon Kunitsky | Staff Photographer)

The Pittsburgh pride of today ignores its roots

By Anaïs Foss | For The Pitt News June 13, 2018

As a member of a community under constant attack, attending pride celebrations used to feel like a breath of fresh air for me. Pride was always a space to be out safely and celebrate myself with other...

SisTers PGH, a shelter focused on transition programs for trans and nonbinary people, hosted People’s Pride as a way to shift attention to marginalized groups within the LGBTQ+ community. (Photo by Jon Kunitsky | Staff Photographer)

People’s Pride passes on corporate sponsorships, focuses on inclusion

By Jon Kunitsky | Staff Writer June 13, 2018

“Pride of the people will overcome evil!” This was only one of many rally cries heard from the marchers in Pittsburgh’s second annual People’s Pride March late Sunday morning. The “people”...

(Illustration by Abigail Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Seeking out safe sex in the LGBTQ+ community

The average human being can only be so comfortable with openly discussing how to insert an internal condom, which is why organizations like the Rainbow Alliance come prepared with a prosthetic vagina. “You...

Stephen Caruso | Contributing Editor

Pittsburgh dances to support Orlando victims

By Alexa Bakalarski / News Editor July 15, 2016

Pittsburgh’s still standing with the victims of June’s Orlando shooting - by not standing still at all. On Friday, people danced with rainbow “#KeepDancingOrlando” signs as others strolled by...

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