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Pittsburgh Pride, 50 years after Stonewall

Pittsburgh Pride, 50 years after Stonewall

By Lauren Bruckstein, For The Pitt News

June 27, 2019

On June 18, 1973, an article appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette with the headline, “Gays Hold First Pittsburgh March.”

Opinion | The ideal way to corporatize LGBTQ+ identity

Opinion | The ideal way to corporatize LGBTQ+ identity

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

June 12, 2019

While the corporatization can be bad, there are ways to ethically market LGBTQ+ inclusiveness. Companies need to adopt these principles, and it is our job to hold them accountable.

Pride advocates gather on Andy Warhol bridge

Pride advocates gather on Andy Warhol bridge

By Siddhi Shockey, Staff Writer

June 11, 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.

Editorial | Acknowledge progress and pitfalls during Pride month

Editorial | Acknowledge progress and pitfalls during Pride month

By Pitt News Editorial Board

June 11, 2019

But the past few years also brought forth a slew of hateful events, serving as a bleak reminder that we still have a long way to go. In order to continue progressing forward, it’s vital to acknowledge both the progress and the pitfalls.

Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

By Thomas Yang, Visual Editor

June 11, 2019

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Opinion | Pride can be both political and a party

Opinion | Pride can be both political and a party

By Julia Kreutzer, Staff Columist

June 11, 2019

While Pride in 2019 is far different than Stonewall, if executed with respect, it can be an incredible time to both toast to how far we’ve come and push for continued progress. It is imperative that members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies alike push for the continued growth of Pride events in ways that support and include everyone in the community.

Pitt’s first big spring Pride is just around the corner

Pitt’s first big spring Pride is just around the corner

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

March 28, 2019

“The LGBTQIA+ community on campus is enormous,” Tabitha Barnes said. “We wanted to make sure that Pride was something everyone could take part in...kind of using the resources that we have to make that happen.”

The Pittsburgh pride of today ignores its roots

The Pittsburgh pride of today ignores its roots

By Anaïs Foss | For The Pitt News

June 12, 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

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

By Jon Kunitsky | Staff Writer

June 12, 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...

GALLERY: Summer in Pictures

GALLERY: Summer in Pictures

By Pitt News Staff

August 21, 2017

In case you missed it this summer, a lot of things have happened in Pittsburgh. These are some of our favorite photos from the past few months. ...

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