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Boston is rich in LGBT history

Boston is rich in LGBT history

While San Francisco celebrates Pride this weekend, Boston's celebration was Saturday, June 8, with a parade starting in Copley Square, through the gay-popular South End, before ending up at Boston City Hall.

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By BAR staff | June 27, 2019

Welcome to the Bay Area Reporter's special Pride section. Stories are headlined with "Pride 2019."

By Charlie Wagner | May 29, 2019

Rome is famous for its grand public architecture, like the greatest amphitheater ever built, the largest church in the world, and a Baroque fountain big enough to jump in.


By Heather Cassell | April 24, 2019

Rainbow flags and banners will fill Vienna's Ringstrasse as more than 200,000 people are expected to parade through the Imperial City's main boulevard to its Town Hall for EuroPride in June.

By Ed Walsh | April 3, 2019

Hollywood's best-known landmark wouldn't have happened if it weren't for a closeted gay man from San Francisco.


By Ed Walsh | March 27, 2019

As I walked by the lesbian-focused Toasted Walnut Bar and Kitchen in Philadelphia earlier this month, the first panhandler who approached me in the three days I had spent walking around the city solicited me.

By Heather Cassell | February 27, 2019

There's no question: New York City Pride, combined with WorldPride for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, is going to be historic.


By Ed Walsh | January 30, 2019

Earlier this month the most memorable part of my trip to Palm Springs was a night I spent in a hotel room in the gay resort InnDulge.

By Ed Walsh | December 26, 2018

It was a pivotal moment in Victor Salvo's life that would eventually give birth to a Chicago landmark.


By Heather Cassell | November 28, 2018

When the Kilauea volcano erupted in May, I was back stateside but immediately took in the news.

By Ed Walsh | October 24, 2018

As I rode a bicycle by the front entrance to the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, I felt a little shocked. I was taken aback about how much smaller the White House looks in person and how small the White House lawn was.


By Roberto Friedman | October 17, 2018

When Saoirse Ronan as Lady Bird in Greta Gerwig's film of that name calls her hometown Sacramento "the Midwest of California," it's a good line but maybe a little bit unfair to our state capital.

By Heather Cassell | September 26, 2018

Sipping wine, enjoying good food, and tasting olive oil is the epitome of California's wine country, but Sonoma County also offers something else for visitors: an urban experience.


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