Tag: Pride

Chicago Blackhawks Will Not Be Wearing Pride-Themed Jerseys: Here’s Why

Chicago Blackhawks Will Not Be Wearing Pride-Themed Jerseys: Here’s Why

In December of last year, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, president of Russia, signed expanded LGBTQ laws, one of which is the LGBTQ propaganda law. This bill makes it illegal for anyone to promote same-sex relationships or suggests that non-heterosexual orientations are “normal.” This is, in part, a defense against US influence in Russia since the president equated the US’s LGBTQ freedom to devil worshipping and did not understand the need for that freedom to be expanded worldwide: “Let them live there, do not touch us.”

Shay Mitchell, Madonna, and Emily Ratajkowski have all come out as queer in the past week

Shay Mitchell, Madonna, and Emily Ratajkowski have all come out as queer in the past week

It’s great to see popular artists in Hollywood come out of the closet and proudly display their rainbow colors. Shay Mitchel (bisexual), Madonna (gay), and Emily Ratajkowski (bisexual) are the most recent celebrities to come out as queer. In true 2022 fashion, it all happened through TikTok.
In a new TikTok video, actress Shay Mitchell appears to have come out as bisexual, and fans believe the clip is sending a not-so-subtle message.

White Supremacists Arrested at Pride Event

White Supremacists Arrested at Pride Event

Idaho police arrested 31 members of a white supremacist group at a pride event, charging them with plotting to riot. Members of the Patriot Front group were also found with riot gear and a smoke grenade in their vehicle. Those who were arrested had traveled from 11 different states, with only one of them being an Idaho resident.

NYC’s 51st Annual Pride Parade Took Place on Sunday

NYC’s 51st Annual Pride Parade Took Place on Sunday

The 2021 NYC Pride March took place on Sunday afternoon. This was the 51st annual march, and thousands gathered in Manhattan, or online, to take part in the festivities. Last year’s events were cancelled due to the pandemic, but this year, the parade was back and better than ever. Various events were held throughout the weekend leading up to Sunday’s Pridefest.

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