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The Giving Common

Boston Pride is very excited to take part in The Giving Common an initiative of the Boston Foundation.   The Giving Common allows nonprofit organizations like Boston Pride to tell their story in their own words in an organized, detailed way and help raise money to support our programs and mission. Click here donate to Boston […]

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Film screening announced: The Sons of Tennessee Williams

In collaboration with the Boston LGBT Film Festival, Boston Pride is delighted to invite you to a screening of “The Sons of Tennessee Williams”, on Thursday, June 7th, at 8:15pm at the MFA. More info here…

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President Obama celebrates Pride month

From WhiteHouse.gov: Kicking Off LGBT Pride Month Gautam Raghavan June 01, 2012 08:00 PM EDT June is Pride Month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.  This is an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made, and recommit ourselves to the work ahead. To help kick off LGBT Pride Month, today President […]

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DOMA declared unconstitutional

On the day before Pride Week begins, we at Boston Pride are encouraged that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit here in Boston declared the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional.  DOMA, which became law in 1996, defines marriage as strictly between a man and a woman when it comes to […]

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Today is Harvey Milk Day

May 22nd is Harvey Milk Day! Harvey Milk was a pioneer of the 20th century who served as the first openly gay elected official in the United States. Harvey Milk’s dreams were filled with the hope for equality and a world without hate. His ground breaking election in 1977 as one of the world’s first […]

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Boston Pride Human Rights & Education Committee Co-Sponsors “Pride: 40 Years of Protest & Celebration”

Boston Pride announced today that it is is proudly co-sponsoring Pride: 40 Years of Protest & Celebration, a joint exhibition between the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) and The History Project. The exhibition will be open from May 15-June 30, 2012 and will be free and open to the public from 9am-5pm at the Boston Center for […]

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A Statement from Boston Pride Congratulating President Barack Obama for Affirming His Support for Marriage Equality

Boston– May 9, 2012 – Boston Pride is congratulating President Barack Obama for affirming his support for marriage equality.  The President told Robin Roberts of ABC News today, “I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members […]

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North Carolina amends constitution to discriminate against same-sex marriage

We’ve seen a lot of good things happen regarding marriage equality in the past few months, but yesterday’s vote in North Carolina amending their state constitution to discriminate against same sex marriage is disappointing.  What is even more troubling is how this amendment goes beyond state law, which already made marriage between individuals of the […]

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Breaking news: President Obama announces support for same-sex marriage

See the video and a report by ABC News on their website at abcnews.com.  

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Boston Pride’s Human Rights & Education Committee announces final stop on its statewide tour

Boston Pride’s Human Rights & Education Committee announces final stop on its statewide tour Reaching out to the Greater Boston area on May 16   Boston, Mass. – April 20, 2012 – The Human Rights and Education (HR&E) Committee of Boston Pride will hold the final stop on its 2011 – 2012 Community Forum Road Tour […]

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