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Right-wing Polish magazine slammed for anti-LGBT stickers

Jul. 24, 2019 11:19 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A right-wing, pro-government weekly magazine in Poland has drawn widespread criticism for distributing so-called "LGBT-free zone" stickers. The outcry began last week when Gazeta Polska, which focuses on conservative values, said on Twitter it would be distributing the stickers, which...

The Latest: San Francisco parade halted by protest of police

Jul. 1, 2019 3:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The San Francisco parade was stopped for nearly an hour when demonstrators linked arms in the street to protest police presence at the march. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday...

NYC pride parade is one of largest in movement's history

Jun. 30, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Exuberant crowds carrying rainbow colors filled New York City streets Sunday for one of the largest pride parades in the history of the gay-rights movement, a dazzling celebration of the 50th anniversary of the infamous police raid on the Stonewall Inn. Marchers and onlookers took over much...

Correction: Stonewall at 50 story

Jun. 29, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 28 about a gathering at New York City's Stonewall Inn, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of the Pulse nightclub. It's in Orlando, Florida, not Coral Springs, Florida. A corrected version of the story is below: Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after...

The Latest: Celebrities salute Stonewall on 50th anniversary

Jun. 28, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion (all times local): 9:00 p.m. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio joined a rally at Stonewall Inn, saying "Happy Pride, everybody!" to thousands of cheering people celebrating the legacy of the 1969 uprising. He called those who were...

The Stonewall's path from illicit dive to national monument

Jun. 27, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Stonewall Inn was an underground gay bar where a police raid sparked a rebellion that fueled the modern LGBTQ rights movement. Today, it's still a bar, but a highly visible one. It's a landmark, and the patrons flocking in this week to honor the riots' legacy include a...