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Today’s must read: “Athens Pride”

TODAY’S MUST READ Today, Boston Pride invites you to travel to Europe and discover our sister Pride celebration: “Athens Pride 2016.” Andrea Gilbert, organizer of the Pride parade and rally in the Greek capital, describes how this year’s festivities will focus on supporting the trans and gender-non-conforming members of the community. Happy reading! Click here […]

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Today’s must read: “Consider Adoption”

In today’s spotlight: Diane Tomaz’ touching article “Consider Adoption,” from the 2016 Boston Pride Guide. Hundreds of children and youths in Massachusetts are in foster care, waiting to be adopted. As Tomaz’ piece describes, they simply want to grow in a safe place, and don’t care for their parent’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Discover […]

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Today’s must read: “An I Opener”

We invite you today to explore what it means to be intersex, through Kimberly Zieselman’s article “An I Opener.” Despite representing two percent of the population, the intersex community has remained the target of pathologization, and unnecessary “corrective” surgeries are still widespread. But non-profit organizations are fighting back. Click here to read “An I Opener […]

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Today’s must read: Coming Out and Around

Today’s Boston Pride Guide spotlight is on Earnest Offley and his testimony “Coming Out and Around,” which invites the reader to understand the experience of a gay black man coming out to his family and to his community. Click here to read “Coming Out and Around – A Gay Black Man Reflects on His Coming […]

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Today’s must read: “CONQuering Hate”

As we celebrate our community today at the block parties, today’s spotlight reminds us that the fight for global equality is still on. We invite you to discover Daniel Headstrong’s account of LGBT experiences in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, in his article “CONQuering Hate” in the 2016 Boston Pride Guide. Click here to read “CONQuering […]

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Today’s must read: “Pride Radar – Global trends within the Pride movement”

Today, Boston Pride invites you to read Frank Van Dalen’s “Pride Radar” article, which provides a global status update on the Pride movement worldwide. Based on research conducted by InterPride, the international association of Pride organizers, of which Boston Pride is a founding members, Van Dalen contrasts the successes of and obstacles against the LGBT […]

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Today’s must read: “Nonbinary – Life outside the trans umbrella”

In honor of the 2016 Boston Dyke March, we put today’s spotlight on former Dyke March organizer Jo Trigilio’s Boston Pride Guide article entitled “Nonbinary – Life outside the trans umbrella.” This piece provides insights and testimonies from individuals who do not identify their gender as male or female. We encourage you to read this […]

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Today’s must read: “Our Voices”

Today, we invite you to discover “Our Voices,” a selection of poems by local queer poets of color. Experience how the various pieces by Jayy Dodd, Ifé Franklin and Jha D in the 2016 Boston Pride Guide harness the power of the spoken word. For more, head over to the Milky Way in JP tonight […]

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Today’s must read: “Queer to a Fine Art”

In anticipation of the Oscar Wilde Tour of LGBTQ-themed art at the MFA, tonight (and on Wednesday, June 29), we invite you to discover Andrew Lear’s piece entitled “Queer to a Fine Art” in the 2016 Boston Pride Guide. This article provides an avant-goût of LGBT-related art at Boston’s own Museum of Fine Arts, from […]

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Today’s must read: “In Sickness and in Health – the AIDS Crisis and the forging of a community”

As we celebrate and remember those lost to HIV/AIDS, and as we renew our commitment to find the epidemic, Boston Pride invites you to read a feature article in the Boston Pride Guide by Mark Krone and Dave White, on behalf of the History Project. The piece, entitled “In Sickness and in Health – the […]

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