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Pittsburgh pride celebrations moved to fall

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pittsburgh’s two main Pride celebrations have been pushed back until the fall.

By Maggie Young, Contributing Editor

May 19, 2020

According to a May 8 press release from the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh, the organization that’s hosted Pittsburgh Pride since 2008, the Foundation plans to hold the event on an undetermined fall date. Another local Pride event hosted by SisTers PGH, “People’s Pride PGH 2020 - Breaking the Cistem,” has also been postponed.

People’s Pride lifts up trans activists of color

Demonstrators march across the Roberto Clemente Bridge during Sunday’s People’s Pride.

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

June 11, 2019

Three brown paper-mache figures led the People’s Pride parade as it moved through Downtown Sunday.

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...

Pittsburgh celebrates two controversial Prides

Chipotle workers hand out coupons to parade attendees. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

June 14, 2017

When Pittsburghers gathered for the city’s annual LGBTQ+ Pride parade Sunday, they probably expected the marchers to toss candy and wave rainbow flags — but they got their fair share of political chants slung their way as well. The circumstance of two parades came as the result of fundamental disagree...

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