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Pride, power and resilience: How activism helps undocumented immigrants cope with trauma

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Germán Cadenas was 15 when he packed up a few clothes, his beloved magic trick cards, a treasured coin box and a portfolio of his drawings. It was 2002. Cadenas, his mother and younger brother were flying from their n...

It’s Festival 22 time! Welcome to an orgy of pride, pageantry and, er, levelling up

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Usefully, as it turns out, there is already a word for a national glut of festivals and pageants – pageantitis. First innocently observed in 1907, then again in the 1950s, another wave of festivities is currently bein...

Carl Bean, singer of gay pride anthem I Was Born This Way, dies aged 77

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Carl Bean, the US gospel artist and minister who sang the gay pride anthem I Was Born This Way, has died aged 77. A statement from the Unity Fellowship Church Movement, a church for Black LGBTQ+ worshippers founded by...

‘Filthy Pride’: Marching for LGBTQ+ rights in Orbán’s Hungary – video

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Patrik and Zsolt are activists and YouTubers representing LGBTQ+ people in Hungary, where a new 'anti-paedophile' law means it is illegal to educate about or to promote LGBTQ+ issues to under-18s. This law follows ear...

Women in sport: pride, prejudice and promise

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UK Sport has a strong, proven and ongoing commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion (Letter, 2 August). For the first time at a summer Olympics, Team GB contained more female athletes than male. And Britain’s wo...

‘We’re back baby’: how this Australian-first Pride Centre is restoring the hope of a neighbourhood

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Fitzroy Street St Kilda has a shiny new centrepiece – the Victorian Pride Centre has finally opened its doors to the public with the lifting of the state’s lockdown. The queer community centre, which is the only one o...

Thousands join Budapest Pride march to protest against anti-LGBTQ+ law – video

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Hungarians joined the annual Budapest Pride march to support LGBTQ+ people and oppose a law that limits teaching about homosexuality and transgender issues in schools. Organisers said in a statement the rally would sh...

Budapest Pride march is a protest against anti-gay laws, say organisers

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Saturday’s Pride march in Budapest will be “a celebration, but also a protest”, organisers have said, as Hungary’s LGBT community prepares to rally in defiance of an escalating anti-gay campaign by the country’s gover...

Monday briefing: penalties, pain … and pride

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Morning everyone. Here are the top stories on this most miserable of Monday mornings. English football fans have been plunged into despair after their dreams of a first major trophy for 55 years were dashed by a crue...

Tbilisi Pride march cancelled after far-right attack on headquarters

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Organisers have cancelled a Pride march in Georgia after far-right demonstrators stormed LGBTQ activists’ headquarters and attacked journalists in violence that the country’s prime minister appeared to blame on the ev...

Labour MP shares addiction struggles in Commons Pride debate

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An MP has fought back tears as he revealed his alcohol addiction twice nearly killed him amid the pressure of trying to hide his sexuality. Labour’s Dan Carden urged young people to “be proud of who are you” and “[who...

Malawi’s LBGTQ+ community celebrates first Pride parade

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For a few hours over the weekend the streets of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, were covered in rainbows, as about 50 members of the country’s persecuted LBGTQ+ community took part in the country’s first Pride parade...

Pride review – a beautiful rainbow patchwork of queer history in the US

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Remember Madeleine Tress? The charismatic lawyer born in Brooklyn in 1932? A cross-dressing lesbian who liked to frequent mafia bars, where “with a Smart cigarette hanging out of my mouth, I passed”, who was investiga...

Stonewall Inn stages Pride weekend boycott of Anheuser-Busch beer

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The owners of the Stonewall Inn in New York City say they will not serve some beers at the famous LGBTQ+ bar during Pride weekend, to protest against manufacturer Anheuser-Busch’s political contributions to some polit...

Florida Pride parade crash that killed one appears unintentional, officials say

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A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one member of the group and seriously injuring another, the group’s director said ...

Pickup truck hits Florida Pride parade spectators, killing one

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A man has died after a truck driver hit spectators at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida on Saturday, seriously injuring another, authorities said. Fort Lauderdale mayor Dean Trantalis said the pickup truck ...

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