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Photos: Big Gay Dance Party for Mike Pence

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Big Gay Dance Party for Mike Pence

On Friday, June 16th, Vice President Mike Pence stopped by Columbus on a tour to tour President Trump’s tax cut agenda, and was greeted by thousands at the “Big Gay Dance Party” organized outside his event venue. Partygoers took to the street to promote an agenda of peace, love and equality, which doubled as a […]

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Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Walker Evans Walker Evans Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Protestors at the annual PRIDE Parade and Festival are not an uncommon sight, and are typically present to showcase anti-LGBTQ sentiment. But one group today took to the street to protest for different reasons, and the event resulted in police intervention and the arrest of four protestors. According to a post published on the International […]

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Queer Behavior is About “Empowering People and Unifying in Columbus”

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Queer Behavior is About “Empowering People and Unifying in Columbus”

As we enter the new year, ‘Queer Behavior,’ Columbus’ organization for queers of all ages is working towards further establishing itself as a citywide staple. The group first began organizing in 2009 and works to unite Columbus’ queer community through interaction and organization while being open to absolutely anyone. Whether you identify as queer or […]

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Pride Festival Relocating to Riverfront in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pride Festival Relocating to Riverfront in 2017

After six years of celebration in Goodale Park, the Columbus Pride Festival will be relocating Downtown next year, taking place in Bicentennial and Genoa Parks along the riverfront, with a footprint not unlike the Columbus Arts Festival and Jazz & Ribs Fest. “The Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival and Parade is a testament to the diversity […]

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The Confluence Cast: Equitas Health

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Equitas Health

Formerly known as AIDS Resource Center Ohio, Equitas Health is a state-wide organization that seeks be the gateway to good health for those at risk of or affected by HIV/AIDS, for the LGBTQ community, and for those seeking a welcoming healthcare home. We sat down with Bill Hardy, president and CEO, to discuss the history of the organization, […]

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The Honeymoon’s Over? First Same-Sex Divorces Arrive in Columbus

Delaney Swift Delaney Swift The Honeymoon’s Over? First Same-Sex Divorces Arrive in Columbus

One year after SCOTUS ruling for same-sex marriage, Columbus divorce lawyers are starting to see the first same-sex divorce cases. This year, June 26 marked the one-year anniversary of the landmark United States Supreme Court’s decision to legalize marriage for same-sex couples in Obergefell v. Hodges. Now, for some of those couples, the honeymoon might […]

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Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The 35th Annual Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival is set to kick off Friday afternoon in Goodale Park. Karla Rothan, Executive Director of Stonewall Columbus, has been involved for 19 of the festival’s 35 years. She said that when she started getting involved as a volunteer, they had about 15,000 people in attendance and it was a […]

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