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July 8, 2017 7:37 AM
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VIDEO: 2017 San Francisco Pride Parade

2017 San Francisco Pride Parade
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July 5, 2017 6:38 AM
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Matt Skallerud Does World Pride Madrid 2017

Matt Skallerud Does World Pride Madrid 2017 | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

My adventures with World Pride 2017 in Madrid started upon arrival on Wednesday evening, June 28th, when Richard and I arrived in Madrid and got ourselves settled in at the cozy Marriott Princesa hotel. We immediately headed on down to the Chueca area of Madrid, where we met up with our friends for dinner and drinks, just to get ourselves started and oriented on the Madrid way of life!

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July 4, 2017 1:49 AM
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Gay pride Puerto Vallarta: what does pride mean to you?

Gay pride Puerto Vallarta: what does pride mean to you? | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Gay pride events are a lot of fun but also carry a serious message. We were reminded of during our experience of the gay pride in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

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July 2, 2017 2:56 AM
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Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners

Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Some 20,000 activists attended Pink Dot despite new laws forcing organisers to ban foreigners.

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June 27, 2017 9:16 AM
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Welcome to WorldPride Madrid 2017 – ¡Viva la vida!

Welcome to WorldPride Madrid 2017 – ¡Viva la vida! | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Madrid has officially started the celebration of WorldPride 2017, after an opening ceremony that took place in the Teatro Calderon. In this edition, Madrid commemorates 40 years since the first LGBTQIA+ protests in Spain, 30 years since Chueca was named the epicentre for the community and Pride, 20 years since the first Pride Parade that united political protest with celebration and 10 years since EuroPride was last celebrated in the city. Moreover, as Madrid is the first Spanish speaking capital to celebrate WorldPride.

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June 21, 2017 10:43 AM
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Kiev Celebrates LGBT Pride in the Face of Hate and War (Photos)

Kiev Celebrates LGBT Pride in the Face of Hate and War (Photos) | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
Thousands descended on Ukraine’s capital Sunday to stand up for rights and equality amid counterprotests by ultranationalists and a legacy of violence.
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June 17, 2017 6:39 AM
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MACHO Party Presents: TOM Of Finland Tribute

MACHO Party Presents: TOM Of Finland Tribute | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
The NEW MACHO era is here, and for the first time ever, they bring you the legacy of TOM of Finland LIVE on stage! For the first time ever, watch the legendary art who made history, wearing a real life form, during WE World Pride Festival 2017, June 24th through July 2nd in Madrid. The …
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June 10, 2017 5:38 AM
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Over 200,000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest

Over 200,000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
Thousands of people from around the world are partying in Tel Aviv at the Gay Pride Parade, the region’s largest.
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June 7, 2017 6:19 AM
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Madrid gears up for WorldPride with gay-themed street lights (VIDEO)

Gay-themed traffic lights are getting Madrid into the mood for the WorldPride festivities to be held in the Spanish capital. Roselle Chen reports.
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May 30, 2017 6:44 AM
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TEL AVIV PRIDE (Israel) by Out Scouting

TEL AVIV PRIDE (Israel) by Out Scouting | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
out scouting has visited the Pride event in the sunny mediterranean metropolis Tel Aviv and reports on the sights to see and the things to consider.
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May 26, 2017 5:32 AM
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GLOBETROTTING WITH PRIDE: Our Guide to the World’s Biggest and Best LGBT Festivals

GLOBETROTTING WITH PRIDE: Our Guide to the World’s Biggest and Best LGBT Festivals | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
June is Pride Month in North America. Worldwide, however, LGBT events can vary. Here are some top Pride festivals to experience while globetrotting.
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May 20, 2017 8:13 AM
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SHINE: The IGLTA Convention That Changed My Life and Perspective

SHINE: The IGLTA Convention That Changed My Life and Perspective | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
The challenges of being an LGBT activist and non-profit leader can be overwhelming. After days, weeks, months, and years of activism, I’ve often felt like I’m fighting an uphill battle with no end in sight. With a world made up of nearly 7.5 billion people holding varying positions on social topics, and an LGBT community...[Read more]
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May 15, 2017 6:11 AM
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Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders

Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
Organisers of the Pink Dot event say all non-permanent residents will be barred due to new rules.
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July 8, 2017 7:36 AM
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VIDEO: San Francisco Pride 2017 Recap

Steven Sloan goes to San Francisco Pride in 2017, this video spotlights all the highlights of behind the scenes. We were able to hang at the press party...

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July 5, 2017 1:28 AM
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GAY CLUB TV - Pride Special

This is Gay Club TV's special pride episode! Abran opens the vault to Palm Springs, Chicago, Long Beach Pride and Miami. Sit back and enjoy the show! 

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July 2, 2017 3:13 AM
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Thousands Take Part in Global Gay Rights Parade in Madrid

Thousands Take Part in Global Gay Rights Parade in Madrid | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Event, led by Spain's major political parties, was highlight of 10-day World Pride 2017 festival, which ends Sunday

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July 1, 2017 2:26 AM
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South Florida LGBTQ activists plan art-centered Key West to Cuba Festival

South Florida LGBTQ activists plan art-centered Key West to Cuba Festival | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

South Florida LGBTQ activists are organizing a September art-centered tour of Key West in Havana to be presented by Havana Air and dubbed “The Key West to Cuba Festival.”

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June 26, 2017 7:53 AM
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Twitter shows scenes of LGBT pride parades in San Francisco and other cities

Twitter shows scenes of LGBT pride parades in San Francisco and other cities | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

People took to Twitter to post photos and videos of pride parades happening across the country on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

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June 18, 2017 9:12 AM
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All-out party: Tens of thousands flock to Providence for PrideFest

All-out party: Tens of thousands flock to Providence for PrideFest | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Drag queens in evening gowns shared the block with parents pushing strollers along South Water Street at the annual R.I. PrideFest on Saturday afternoon. This year’s event — the 40th anniversary of the first march for equality in Providence — was organized under the theme “When We R.I.S.E.,’’ inspired by the ABC miniseries about the real-life personal and political struggles of LGBT activists from the Stonewall riots in 1969 through the

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June 16, 2017 8:20 PM
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Puerto Vallarta Comes Together for Pride

Puerto Vallarta Comes Together for Pride | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Vallarta Pride 2017 Reaches Record Figures in Attendance; Arturo Dávalos Contreras Becomes Puerto Vallarta’s First Mayor to Join the Parade

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June 8, 2017 8:21 AM
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Weekend Picks: Creole Tomato Fest, Pride, and More

Weekend Picks: Creole Tomato Fest, Pride, and More | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
New Orleans Pride, Creole Tomato Fest, and so much more are happening this weekend in New Orleans.
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May 30, 2017 5:10 PM
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Gay Wine Weekend 2017

Gay Wine Weekend 2017 | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Join us for "The Event Of The Summer" GAY WINE WEEKEND 2017 | July 14 - 16, Sonoma | Enjoy 3 Full Days of LGBT events in Northern California's magnificent Sonoma Valley - home to some of the world's most prestigious wines and wineries.

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Celebrate with world class wine and culinary delights, music and dancing, VIP Receptions, wine tasting excursions, champagne brunch, wine auction and pool party in one of the most famous luxury wine destinations in the world.

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May 28, 2017 6:25 AM
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The beauty of CA captured at Gay Wine Weekend

The beauty of CA captured at Gay Wine Weekend | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
One of the best things about living in California is there are so many great places to visit.And one of those places is the wonderful Napa and Sonoma Valleys famous for their delicious food and award-winning wines.This year is probably the perfect time for you to gather up your friends and/or loved ones and head up to Northern California for the Out in the Vineyard Gay Wine Weekend event going on from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 16.
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May 22, 2017 7:11 AM
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Beirut Pride week goes ahead despite Islamist threats

Beirut Pride week goes ahead despite Islamist threats | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
Threats from Islamist groups failed to derail the Arab world’s first LGBT Pride week, which ended in Beirut on Sunday.
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May 19, 2017 6:14 AM
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Memorial Weekend LGBT parties on track

Memorial Weekend LGBT parties on track | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
With Emerald City having closed, this year's Memorial Weekend celebrations will be more beach-centric.
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