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Shawn Vestal: Longtime activist looks back on half-century of progress since Stonewall riots

Christopher Lawrence has seen massive social changes in the 50 years since the riots at the Stonewall Inn, and he’s helped a lot of those changes come about in Spokane …

UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Spokane Pride Parade hits the street Saturday

Spokane Pride will take place Saturday with a parade, rainbow festival and fireworks show.

UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Spokane art community gets into Pride month with Queer Art Walk

First ever event features LGBTQ artists showing at nine different venues in and around the downtown Spokane core.

For HIV-positive community, CDC ruling means a new step in regaining lives

Last fall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged what years of research has shown: HIV-positive people in treatment who have an undetectable amount of the virus in their …

29th Boise Pridefest: ‘You matter. You are loved.’

Though there was no rain, downtown Boise radiated hues from a rainbow Friday and Saturday as the 29th Boise Pride Festival took place.

UPDATED: Sun., June 10, 2018

Rainbows in the rain: Spokane community celebrates 2018 Pride parade

Thousands gathered in downtown Spokane to celebrate LGBT history.

Pride parades and rainbow art defy conservative Polish times

Pride celebrations come as LGBT activists say a conservative turn in Poland is forcing them to fight harder for their rights, even though their hope of seeing same-sex marriage legalized …

‘Pride’ coming back to Spokane’s streets, with a welcome for all

Last year, OutSpokane handed out 1,000 rainbow flags during the city’s annual Pride parade. This year, they’re adding to the mix with the Pride flags for transgender, bisexual, pansexual and …

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017

Mayor: Unity celebrated in 43rd annual Seattle Pride parade

As temperatures began to rise, hundreds of men, women and children carrying rainbow flags hit the streets in the 43th annual Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday.

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance – and face some

Thousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as …

Turkey bans Istanbul Pride, organizers vow to march anyway

Turkish authorities announced Saturday they will not allow the Istanbul Pride march to take place on Sunday – the third year in a row the celebration has been banned. The …

UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017

From The Spokesman-Review archives: Decades of clips show evolution in attitudes toward LGBT community

As Spokane prepares for its 26th Pride Parade Saturday, clips from The Spokesman-Review archives provide a window into how much some attitudes toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people have …

Spokane Pride Parade, festival is Saturday

Spokane’s 26th annual Pride Parade is drawing a bit of inspiration from “Star Wars.”

Gay Pride march celebrates 25th anniversary on Saturday

When Helen Bonser and her friend Marion Hammer first went to talk to downtown business groups about having a gay pride march in Spokane, they got a slightly skeptical reaction. …

Downtown parade will celebrate LGBT pride

Thousands of members of Spokane’s LGBT community and their allies will march downtown Saturday in the 24th annual Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival.

Unlikely partners make ‘Pride’ a joy

“Pride,” the feel-good movie of the fall, is an utterly charming British reminder that there’s nothing scarier to politicians than when seemingly incompatible electorates discover their common interests. Those who …

Chance meeting forms family’s future

An African boy born without a fibula is walking, running and playing soccer today because of a chance meeting in an airport nearly a year ago. The boy named Pride, …