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The Steel City Sisters at Sunday’s Equality March.

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.

Pride advocates gather on Andy Warhol bridge

“Free Mom Hugs” at Sunday’s Equality March.

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.

The Pittsburgh pride of today ignores its roots

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)

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 queer people. But things have changed. Pittsburgh Pride has been sponsored by natural gas compa...

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

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)

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” of the chant were members of the LGBTQ+ community who are often overlooked — specifically tran...

Seeking out safe sex in the LGBTQ+ community

(Illustration by Abigail Katz | Staff Illustrator)

By Shahum Ajmal and Abigail Tesfay | Pitt News Staff

February 14, 2018

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 have to overcome that hurdle of talking about it at all in order to talk about safe sex prac...

Pittsburgh dances to support Orlando victims

Stephen Caruso | Contributing Editor

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 or ate at nearby tables on their lunch break in Downtown Pittsburgh’s Market Square. The Delta ...

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