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My First Pride Parade

Hiiiiii guys! Made this super cute video with Paper magazine and Google about my first pride experience and thought it was cute enough to share on here!
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Why do we have Pride? This is why!!!

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RuPaul Is Everything: The Rise & Reign of America's First Drag Superstar

RuPaul Is Everything: The Rise & Reign of America's First Drag Superstar | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
Punk. Icon. Sage. Survivor. For Out's 25th anniversary, RuPaul sashays down memory lane with her cohorts, World of Wonder's Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato.
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Parents Of LGBT Youth Come Out In Beautiful PFLAG Campaign

Parents Of LGBT Youth Come Out In Beautiful PFLAG Campaign | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
“The key for supporting a child is actually coming out yourself.
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How the World's First LGBTQ Art Museum Built a Collection That Spans Centuries

How the World's First LGBTQ Art Museum Built a Collection That Spans Centuries | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
With the reopening of an expanded Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art today, the museum's director discusses what it means to bring one of the world's most significant queer art collections together under one roof.
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This Map Tracks All 917 Hate Groups In The United States

This Map Tracks All 917 Hate Groups In The United States | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
The Southern Poverty Law Center wants civilians and law enforcement officials alike to know about the local hate groups and their leading initiatives.
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New Children's Book Traces The Origins Of The Rainbow Pride Flag

New Children's Book Traces The Origins Of The Rainbow Pride Flag | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
Teach the children!
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"Mamma Bears" across Texas are fighting for their transgender kids

"Mamma Bears" across Texas are fighting for their transgender kids | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
A group of Texas moms who call themselves the “Mamma Bears” are joining forces to fight for their children’s rights and provide each other much-needed support.
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Bean: Helping LGBT people better than Hall of Fame

Bean: Helping LGBT people better than Hall of Fame | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
Former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean says helping other lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in baseball is a dream come true.
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Join the Pride Center on August 3, 2017, for Pride Night at the Staten Island Yankees, with a special appearance by Billy Bean, Ambassador for Inclusion for Major League Baseball

 

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The most surprising LGBTI stats and facts from around the world

The most surprising LGBTI stats and facts from around the world | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
This couple spent a year collecting fascinating LGBTI data from all around the world to answer every question you can dream of
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Can You Catch All Of The Drag References In This BBC Meteorologist's Forecast?

Can You Catch All Of The Drag References In This BBC Meteorologist's Forecast? | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
The time ha
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It's Now Undeniable That LGBTQ Rights Are In Danger Of Being Rolled Back

It's Now Undeniable That LGBTQ Rights Are In Danger Of Being Rolled Back | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
A powerful minority is trying to get the fix in.
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Success! Florida Girl Scouts Gain Space Equal To Boy Scouts | Care2 Causes

Success! Florida Girl Scouts Gain Space Equal To Boy Scouts | Care2 Causes | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
When 12-year-old Isabella Cruz found her Girl Scouts had a space much smaller than the Boy Scouts, she created a Care2 petition to demand equality and she won.
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Power to the People: Exploring Marsha P. Johnson's Queer Liberation

Power to the People: Exploring Marsha P. Johnson's Queer Liberation | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
We take a look back at her tremendous legacy on the eve of the upcoming Netflix documentary.
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Evangelical Leaders Launch Vicious Attack on LGBTQ People | Human Rights Campaign

Evangelical Leaders Launch Vicious Attack on LGBTQ People | Human Rights Campaign | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
More than 150 conservative Evangelical Christian leaders, including prominent members of the Trump-Pence administration’s Evangelical Advisory Board, released a vicious, anti-LGBTQ manifesto Tuesday attacking LGBTQ people as immoral and sinful, asserting their opposition to marriage equality and denying the dignity of transgender people.
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To Play Transgender, Sandra Caldwell Had to Open Up About Who She Is

To Play Transgender, Sandra Caldwell Had to Open Up About Who She Is | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
For the first time in her career, Ms. Caldwell will perform as an openly transgender woman, in a part that tracks closely with her own life.
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Governor Cuomo Takes Decisive Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals

Governor Cuomo Takes Decisive Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
Governor Cuomo takes decisive Action to ensure health insurers cannot discriminate or deny coverage based on gender identity.
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When Your Identity is a Contradiction

Can you be both a proud trans woman and gender nonbinary at the same time? 
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Upcoming LGBT Festival Highlights Connection Between Key West And Cuba

Upcoming LGBT Festival Highlights Connection Between Key West And Cuba | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
From September 7-13, the rich relationship between Key West and Cuba will come into the spotlight during the LGBT Art and Cultural Revolution. For the first
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Marchers In First Namibia Pride Not Looking For Marriage Equality, Just "Some Legal Protection"

Marchers In First Namibia Pride Not Looking For Marriage Equality, Just "Some Legal Protection" | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
Dozens marched in the capital city of Windhoek.
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Meet 7 Trans Soldiers Who Served Our Country

Meet 7 Trans Soldiers Who Served Our Country | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
They are changing the face of the military.
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The Last Queen of Greenwich Village

The Last Queen of Greenwich Village | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
Daniel Penny writes about Joseph Touchette, the ninety-three-year-old who may be the oldest drag queen in New York City.
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The Secret Gay Network Of Midcentury American Businessmen

The Secret Gay Network Of Midcentury American Businessmen | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
In the closeted '50s, traveling businessmen found community, friendship—and sex.
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Fighting for L.G.B.T. Rights in Retirement Communities

Fighting for L.G.B.T. Rights in Retirement Communities | Pride Center of Staten Island | Scoop.it
Older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face challenges finding retirement communities that will welcome them.
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