Results tagged “pride” from Last Word

"In accordance with the city of Dallas public nudity ordinance, parade participants must not expose genitalia, buttocks, or female breasts.” In an effort to make Dallas Pride more family friendly, organizers are reminding citizens of the strict rules that govern the event, specifically those regarding nudity.  The Pride Parade rules continue, stating "In accordance with state of Texas obscenity ... [Read]

 "It shows that we need to march until eggs aren't thrown anymore and people can march freely and without fear.” Giedre Purvaneckiene, a Lithuanian legislator, speaking after being hit by an anti-LGBT protester’s egg while leading Lithuania’s second pride parade today. Brigitta Ohlsson, Sweden’s European Union affairs minister, also at the head of the parade, was also hit with ... [Read]

Google just added a special rainbow to its search results for terms like "gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, LGBT, GLBT" and even "queer." June is traditionally the month in which Gay Pride celebrations are held, but today also marks two monumental decisions made by the Supreme Court on same-sex marriage rights. The Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act was ... [Read]

Baltimore's gay business community recently experienced an online kerfuffle over the city's annual Pride Block Party. The raucous, outdoor event is a production of the the city's LGBT community center, and it regularly draws a large, diverse crowd. This year it is scheduled for Saturday, June 15, 2013. The party will be preceded by a High Heel Race, and a Parade featuring ... [Read]

''I don't think of dying. I think of being here now.'' Actress Valerie Harper, 73, as quoted by People magazine regarding her diagnosis of terminal brain cancer.  Harper is best known for her role as the 1970s TV character Rhoda Morgenstern on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off, Rhoda. In the mid-1980s she starred in the family sitcom Valerie, and since ... [Read]