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50 Years of Pride

July 1st, 2019

  As June and the festivities of Pride end, it’s good to reflect on what the month of June means for LGBTQ people, and why this year’s festivals were so important. This year marked 50 years since the Stonewall riots, an event that is largely marked as the start of Pride and a stepping stone for the LGBTQ community gaining rights. The riots began at a gay bar in New York, the Stonewall Inn, in 1969, when gay people fought against police in frustration over being arrested. The events led to nationwide riots as people everywhere fought for equal rights in their communities. In Denver,... Read More

Prideful isn’t always bad

July 14th, 2018
NoCo Pride: Pride Outside

Pride Month (AKA June) has passed, but apparently we do things differently in Fort Collins. This weekend is Fort Collins Pride 2018. Also known by the name NoCo Pride: Pride Outside, the event is Saturday July 14th, from 10 AM to 5 PM, at the Fossil Creek Pavillion (northwest side). Like many, you probably wonder if that event is family friendly. Guess what? It is! There’s live entertainment throughout the day, including a family friendly drag show at 1:30 PM hosted by Ineeda Tuckit. There are also events at Pride like the 3k Rainbow Run at 9:30 AM, Cycle with Pride 7 Miles at 11 AM, and a comedy... Read More