LGBT Pride activists protest in Paris against racial injustice

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PARIS (Reuters) – A pared-down LGBT Pride march drew thousands of people to the streets of Paris on Saturday, without the colourful trucks blasting out techno music but with powerful slogans demanding racial equality and protesting against police violence. The French capital’s official Pride parade was postponed to November because of the coronavirus epidemic, but … Read more LGBT Pride activists protest in Paris against racial injustice

American pride falls to record low, poll shows

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This Fourth of July, amid the coronavirus pandemic and nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, American patriotism has fallen to its lowest point in nearly 20 years. According to a new poll, less than half of Americans are “extremely proud” to be American.  According to Gallup, pride in the U.S. is the lowest it’s been since … Read more American pride falls to record low, poll shows

Pride Month is over, but the work isn't. 5 ways you can be an ally to the Black LGBTQ+ community

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I wasn’t sure how I was going to acknowledge LGBTQ Pride this year. Between the global coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality, I thought about whether and how Pride belonged in the national conversation.  My conclusion: It very much does, especially with an emphasis on supporting the Black LGBTQ community. “We have … Read more Pride Month is over, but the work isn't. 5 ways you can be an ally to the Black LGBTQ+ community