Posts Tagged ‘Gay Pride’

proudWe all know what it means to have pride in one’s work, country, family, or community or faith group. But does America fully grasp what it looks like to have pride in one’s gayness?

President Clinton was first to declare June “Gay Pride month,” but President Obama recently updated that endorsement by designating the month as LGBT Pride month. (Is it possible that heterosexuals are next in line to have a month dedicated to being heterosexual, at least for the sake of fairness and equality?)

To help Americans fully grasp what it means for our country to have gay pride as a nation, here are two parades that show what real pride is all about. This first video displays San Francisco’s pride for being gay:

This second video, shot in Berlin, shows that exhibiting pride in one’s gayness is a very Germanic thing, too.


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