The US is far from the only country to recognize Pride. Worldwide, cities aim to highlight issues facing their queer communities through Pride celebrations throughout the year. Here’s how cities around the world have recognized Pride so far in 2018.
The bar now heralded as the launching point for the mainstream LGBTQ rights movement had, according to Kurt, fallen to the wayside and lost touch with its queer roots. So in 2006, in light of Stonewall going under, Kelly and a group of investors bought the property ― and revitalized it.Kurt Kelly and Stacy Lentz became the bar’s co-owners in 2006.
Read more about Kurt Kelly and Stacy Lentz saving an iconic place for the “gay rights” movement.
The San Francisco Bay Area may be one of the most disaster-prone parts of the country.
How can that be “good for business”?
I’ve been to San Francisco, taking a flight that arrived late at night. I awoke the next morning to a “minor” earthquake, a low-sounding rumble that caused pictures on the walls to flop around, the door to open, creaking and moving, while I was scared out of my wits.
Beautiful city, but earthquakes – definitely not for me…
…and wouldn’t driving by this every day be a constant reminder of looming disaster?
People who live in the area experience small earthquakes and shakes all the time. But those aren’t the rumbles that scare seismologists.
It’s the bigger, disastrous quakes scientists are really worried about.
And they say San Francisco is due for another soon.
Can you imagine being there for “The Big One”? looking toward The Pyramid (TransAmerica Building) and other skyscrapers, watching them sway, crumble and collapse? Then the hell-fires start with no way to put them out.
The Marina District was built on top of 19th century garbage used as landfill. Some of the most expensive real estate in the US will be destroyed by earthquakes and the resulting fires. How do they get homeowners insurance without it costing a fortune?
President Donald Trump’s administration put itself at odds with some of the country’s biggest companies by attacking a legal effort by civil rights groups that are seeking to ban workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians in the U.S.
Workers in many U.S. states can be fired for being gay