Gay Pride

6 Questions for Cleve Jones

Pittsburgh Pride’s theme this year is “You Belong,” and from my vantage point, one of the places you (the generic you pointing at every gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or supportive ally in Pittsburgh) belong, is within the community of people advocating for change by being engaged in the legislative process and speaking out for equality.

June 2, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, Gay Pride, general

Rally, concert, parade part of gay pride festival

Here’s an article from today’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for you to check it. Sara Bauknecht touches on many of  the various parts of the entire Pride week events, but there is a real focus on this Friday’s Advocacy Rally. “It’s a great time for people to come together,” said Cleve Jones, a national human rights activist and AIDS Memorial Quilt founder who grew up in Mt. Lebanon, and will speak at Friday’s rally. “It’s about visibility and[Read More…]

June 2, 2010 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

I Am Gay, Not Those Other Things You Say I Am!

This is a really wonderful blog post, and a perfect kick off to Pride Month.  I don’t read Daniel Scogin’s blog on a regular basis, but this post is a must read! Quoting just the end- read it all by following the link- I am gay I am not defined by this I define me! via I Am Gay, Not Those Other Things You Say I Am! – The Queer Guy Tells it Straight.

May 30, 2010 3 comments Activism, Gay Pride, general

Breaking News: Nate Phelps Brings Message of Tolerance

Nate Phelps, the estranged son of the controversial Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church, will join activist Cleve Jones and Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes to promote equality at the first ever Advocacy Rally in Pittsburgh.

May 26, 2010 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

I AM: God, Gloria Gaynor and Gays

One of the most awesome things God ever said (if you buy into the idea that at one time, a long, long time ago, God actually spoke to a few human beings). God said, “I am.” And that’s what I have to say, “I am.” I am Gay. I don’t lead a gay lifestyle,

May 14, 2010 5 comments Gay Pride, general

NYC LGBT Center to Defy Hate Vandals

There may be a hundred different things that can be added to this list, but the important point is- do it. Don’t sit back waiting for someone else to do it.

April 25, 2010 1 comment Activism, Gay Pride, general

Pittsburgh Pride News: Advocacy Rally Speaker Announced

Cleve Jones, a long time gay rights activist and friend of the late Harvey Milk will be joining us at Pittsburgh Pride’s First Adovocacy Rally on the steps of the City/County Building – Friday, June 4th at 6PM

March 10, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, Gay Pride, general
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