Gay pride or LGBT pride is the promotion of the self-affirmation , dignity, equality, and increased visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people as a social group. Pride, as opposed to shame and social stigma , is the predominant outlook that bolsters most LGBT rights movements. Ranging from solemn to carnivalesque, pride events are typically held during LGBT Pride Month or some other period that commemorates a turning point in a country's LGBT history , for example Moscow Pride in May for the anniversary of Russia's decriminalization of homosexuality. Some pride events include LGBT pride parades and marches , rallies, commemorations, community days, dance parties, and festivals. Additional commemorative arts, cultural, and educational programming to mark the 50th anniversary of the rebellion at the Stonewall Inn took place throughout the city and the world. Martin aka Donny the Punk and gay activist L.
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The key event, taking place on the Friday, is the Pride Parade itself which attracts over , attendees. Gay rights in Israel have progressed drastically since the years following the British Mandate over Palestine, when homosexuality was outlawed. Yosef Burg, described the phrase of "homosexual Jews" as an oxymoron given the biblical rejection of queer behavior. The legal code in Israel that once outlawed homosexuality was changed on March 22, , effectively decriminalizing being gay.
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A design for a card I made for my boyfriend out of various J. Leyendecker images. The font was a bit of a bastard to do, but it worked in the end. I did this as I was not happy with the ones you could get in the shops, and decided to make one myself.