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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...

March mayhem: Delta’s Pride draws criticism

People march in affiliation with UPMC at last year's Pride celebration. (Photo by Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer)

By Madeline Barber / Staff Writer

June 6, 2017

Pittsburgh gears up for its annual Pride celebration every June by filling the streets downtown with dozens upon dozens of rainbow flags and banners that promote equality and stand out against the monochromatic buildings and oft-dreary skies. Pride week finishes the weekend of June 11 with PrideFest — a ...

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