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Faces of Pride

June 2010

To commemorate LGBT Pride Month, we asked you, our readers, to make homemade signs expressing what Pride means to you. You guys broke out your crayons, markers and Photoshop skills -- along with a ton of creativity -- to reflect on how being an LGBT or a straight ally is pretty awesome.

Paul Hirt
Paul Hirt, Kansas City, Mo.
Randy, Seattle, Wash.
Tree Alexander
Tree Alexander, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Lynan Saperstein
Lynan Saperstein, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Brian Simpson
Brian Simpson, New York, N.Y.
Ray Rios
Ray Rios, New York, N.Y.
Hans Ouwens, Jaap and Dirk
Hans Ouwens, Nieuwkoop, The Netherlands
Mark S. King
Mark S. King, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Cheston Shim
Cheston Shim, Malaysia
Olivia Ford
Olivia Ford, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Robert Dillon and friends
Robert Dillon, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Darnell Moore
Darnell Moore, Newark, N.J.
LaShawn Fowler and Bruce Chaundy
LaShawn Fowler, Canton, Mich.
Andrew, Tampa Bay, Fla.
Kellee Terrell
Kellee Terrell, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Jose Torres
Jose Torres, Atlanta, Ga.
Shawn A. Bastian
Shawn A. "Capri'Quarius" Bastian, New Orleans, La.
Devin, Enrique and Charlie
Devin, Enrique and Charlie, Tucson, Ariz.
Robert Breining
Robert Breining, Levittown, Penn.
Danny Miller
Danny Miller, Washington, D.C.

Reader Comments:

Comment by: keya (seattle-pullman) Mon., Dec. 13, 2010 at 5:34 am UTC
This page makes me happy queer HIV+ youth of color nice to see stories of people I can relate with :D thanks!!!!!
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Comment by: hadzabe (europe) Wed., Jun. 16, 2010 at 3:02 am UTC
hi everywhere!
nice that such a page is now exiting. whish the best.
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Comment by: niky (houston) Fri., Jun. 4, 2010 at 7:59 pm UTC
pride means keeping in touch and change
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Word on the Street

fogcityjohn Is LGBT Pride Still Significant Nowadays? If So, How?

Pride celebrations remain as necessary today as they have ever been. The meager progress on issues vital to the GLBT community from our Democratic president and Democratic Congress shows that it's critically important that we remain not only proud, but out and loud. So let's all resolve to make enough noise this June that even Washington, D.C., will hear us.


What's Your Opinion?
Do you celebrate LGBT Pride in your city or town?
Yes! I'm out there every year with my rainbows on.
No! I'm over it -- Pride is for tourists, politicians and the newly out.
I would, but there are no Pride events or celebrations in my area.
What's Pride?