National: Pride


Atlanta  |  

City stops event permits, but Atlanta Pride is not canceled

The City of Atlanta has not canceled the Atlanta Pride festival and other outdoor events scheduled for the fall, despite a news outlet reporting that it had.    READ MORE »


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Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Athens Pride, citing concern for volunteers and attendees, canceled its street festival set for October and turned to helping non-profits assisting people during the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride says 50th anniversary event in October on – for now

Atlanta Pride organizers said they continue to plan the annual celebration with hopes the coronavirus pandemic won’t sideline them like it has so many large public gatherings.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride member quits, fears workplace retaliation

Another Atlanta Pride Committee member resigned and the longtime volunteer said a "severe conflict of interest" by Pride's executive director had him in fear of losing his fulltime job.    READ MORE »


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Festival coordinators quit as Atlanta Pride resignations continue

Two longtime Atlanta Pride Committee members resigned as the non-profit manages the ongoing departures of board members, staff and committee members leading into its 50th annual event.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride awards $100,000 to local non-profits

The Atlanta Pride Committee gave over $100,000 in grants to 16 metro Atlanta non-profits as part of its community reinvestment initiative.    READ MORE »


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Two employees quit as Atlanta Pride turmoil continues

Half of Atlanta Pride’s staff resigned in the past month as the non-profit manages sustained criticism from former board members, committee members and employees.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride leadership creates ‘sick situation,’ critics say

Two Atlanta Pride Committee board members gave up their seats and claimed the organization conducted a “sham” board election, is awash in secrecy and is plagued by entrenched power.    READ MORE »


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Board member speaks out as Atlanta Pride tries to oust him

The Atlanta Pride Committee’s board of directors failed to force out a fellow member one day after he publicly raised concerns about the organization’s leadership and financial future.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride holds closed meeting, hires PR firm amid criticism

The Atlanta Pride Committee held a members-only meeting watched over by an Atlanta police officer as the organization's executive director reacts to continuing complaints from volunteers and former staffers.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride wants police to investigate leaked documents

The Atlanta Pride Committee’s executive director wants the Atlanta Police Department to find the person who leaked internal documents to the media.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride attorney recommends staff, board overhaul

An outside attorney hired by the Atlanta Pride Committee advised the non-profit to undergo an audit, make wholesale changes to a “clearly dysfunctional” board of directors and replace the group’s executive director.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Pride board chair resigns, calls for leadership change

The chair of the board of directors of the Atlanta Pride Committee resigned after a failed effort to oust the group’s executive director.

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Atlanta Pride block party rocks Ten in Midtown

Queer Atlanta got a prime Pride parade-watching spot at Ten on Sunday complete with drinks, boys and beats.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Queer Atlanta flocks to Piedmont Park for Pride

LGBTQ Atlantans roamed through Piedmont Park after the Atlanta Pride parade on Sunday despite some pesky rain.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Celebrate the Atlanta Pride parade in 269 photos

The Atlanta Pride parade – with more than 320 entries and thousands of people – sashayed its way through Midtown on Sunday not letting a steady drizzle dampen the hours of rainbow revelry.    READ MORE »


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Politicians come out in force for Atlanta Pride parade

Stacey Abrams, U.S. Rep. John Lewis and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms topped a lineup of about 35 elected officials and candidates who marched in the Atlanta Pride parade on Sunday.    READ MORE »


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Queer Atlanta kicks off Pride with Georgia Aquarium blowout

Atlanta Pride was back for a 49th year and the city kickstarted the weekend with a party at the Georgia Aquarium on Friday.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta mayor kicks off Pride with ritzy Buckhead reception

Hundreds of LGBTQ and allied Atlantans launched Atlanta Pride weekend with a free reception hosted by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.    READ MORE »


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Pride Is…  according to Q’s queer Atlanta thinkers and contributors

From the personal to the political, from celebrations to demonstrations, Q writers, photographers and staffers prep for Pride by sharing what Atlanta’s biggest LGBTQ weekend means to them.    READ MORE »

 
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