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BigGayNews for Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Today’s Top Headlines New York City’s Future LGBT Monument Literally Makes Rainbows Turkish Police Arrest Dozens at Istanbul’s Banned LGBT Pride Event A Short History of Gay Rights in the U.S. and Minnesota Skyscrapers, City […]

Turkish Police Arrest Dozens at Istanbul’s Banned LGBT Pride Event

At least 44 people were detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported Monday, while Europe’s top human rights organization criticized the country for […]

Skyscrapers, City Halls, Bridges Across US Lit Up in Honor of LGBT Pride

Structures across the U.S. — including city halls, bridges, and skyscrapers — are bathed in rainbow lighting this weekend in honor of LGBT Pride. Read the full article from ABC News.  

A Short History of Gay Rights in the U.S. and Minnesota

June is LGBT Pride Month — a time to celebrate the LGBT community and remember those who fought, and continue to fight, for equal rights. Read the full article from MPR News.  

New York City’s Future LGBT Monument Literally Makes Rainbows

New York City is getting a monument to the LGBT community as well as to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando and “all victims of hate, intolerance and violence.” Read full article […]

BigGayNews for Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Today’s Top Headlines ‘Anti-racist’ LGBT march tells Jewish flag carriers to leave Pride, with police included, marches on after protest Minneapolis’ first openly gay police chief responds to cops’ exclusion from Pride Parade The joyous […]

The joyous faces of the 2017 Twin Cities Pride parade

The 2017 Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade was as big and bold as ever, crossing downtown Minneapolis via Hennepin Avenue after Black Lives Matter activists staged a protest against police just as the parade was […]

Minneapolis’ first openly gay police chief responds to cops’ exclusion from Pride Parade

Minneapolis’ first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday’s annual event due to tensions […]

‘Anti-racist’ LGBT march tells Jewish flag carriers to leave

Chicago Dyke March organizers asked at least three individuals carrying Jewish Pride flags to leave the annual LGBT event over the weekend. Read full story from theblaze.com.

Pride, with police included, marches on after protest

Tens of thousands of people packed Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday to cheer on the 2017 Pride parade, which proceeded with minor disruptions from protesters. Read the full story from Star Tribune.

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