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Gay Day at Disney’s Magic Kingdom filled the most magical place on Earth with LGBTQ people showing off their best red shirts and being seen June 2.
The most popular accessory among park visitors this year were the rainbow Mickey Mouse ears introduced to the Disney parks in April.
ABOVE: Rainbow crosswalks in Tucson. Image from Historic Fourth Avenue Facebook.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix city officials have approved turning some crosswalks into a point of gay pride.
ORLANDO | A permanent rainbow crosswalk near the site of Pulse has been approved by the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Orlando.
The crosswalk will be on West Esther St. off South Orange Ave. going from Pulse to the Dunkin’ Donuts located across the street.
Sesame Street showed its support for families of all types in a tweet that appears to be a nod to the LGBT rainbow flag.
“Sesame Street is proud to support families of all shapes, sizes and colors,” the show’s account tweeted along with a photo of some different colored characters standing next to each other. The picture seems to mimic the LGBT rainbow flag.
St. Pete Pride had their kickoff party atop the amazing Hotel Zamora at St. Pete Beach June 22.
The packed rooftop was filled with St. Pete’s most beautiful people as they drank, danced and mingled under a cloudy, yet rainbow-filled sky.
McDonald’s is celebrating Pride with the LGBT community by selling limited edition rainbow fry boxes at locations following the Capital Pride Parade route from June 9 through June 11.
WTOP reports the boxes will be sold while supplies last at the 1944 14th Street N.W., 1619 17th Street N.W. and 1916 M Street N.W. locations.
A gay member of the Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission on April 5 posted an online petition calling on Mayor Muriel Bowser to arrange for the installation of rainbow colored crosswalks on a section of 17th Street, N.W. where several gay bars and restaurants are located.
Randy Downs, who lives on the section of 17th Street where he hopes the rainbow crosswalks will be placed, states in his Change.org petition that they would “instill a sense of community” and “advance the awareness of the diversity and equality through public art and community outreach.”
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Relatives, friends and survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre stood outside Pulse where candles were lit behind stars with the names of each of the 49 patrons who were killed.
They hugged each other outside the shuttered gay club in the early morning hours Monday to mark the six-month anniversary of the massacre.
The crowds turned out for a day of LGBTQ fun and sun as they celebrated Volusia Pride at Old Fork Park in New Smyrna Beach Saturday, Oct. 22.
Dozens of tents and vendors were set up in the park as the attendees shopped, mingled and watched entertainment from local LGBTQ teen dancers, Central Florida Sounds of Freedom, Becky Brabham and the Orlando Gay Chorus.
Justin Trudeau became the first sitting Canadian prime minister to march in the Toronto Pride parade on July 3.
Trudeau walked the colorful parade route of Canada’s largest Pride celebration dressed casually in a salmon-color button down and white pants waving the Canadian flag with a rainbow border.