Pride 2008

Pride Gala Launches a New Era for Dallas Pride

By Christopher Sandlin | Wednesday Sep 17, 2008
This weekend’s diverse family of Pride festivities is welcoming a new kid on the block, who’s sure to find friends quickly and stay around for years to come.

Ascension 2008 Beach Party: 4,000+ Under One Sun

By Brennan Sullivan | Friday Aug 22, 2008
On August 17, the Fire Island National Seashore became the landscape for NGLTF’s annual Ascension Weekend. With 12 exciting events over a 3-day weekend, there simply is nothing like the main event -- where more than 4,000 came together under the sun to dance, rise up, and help raise funds for worthy charitable causes. EDGE was there to catch all the action.

SNAPI Holds Town Hall Meeting to Plan for Vegas Pride 2009

By Leanna Woodley | Friday Aug 1, 2008
Two months after breaking attendance records with the 25th annual Las Vegas Pride Celebration, SNAPI held a community meeting to start making plans for a bigger, better and more diversified Pride in 2009.

Bill Hardt Presents San Diego Pride Parties 2008

By | Wednesday Jul 23, 2008
On July 18-21, Bill Hardt presented another legendary and hugely-successful San Diego Pride Weekend. From the Pride Ball and Harbor Cruise to the Zoo Party and Fete’ Accompli, thousands came out in full force to celebrate Pride 2008.

Is Your Dog Camper Than You?

By | Wednesday Jul 23, 2008
Some people say that owners can often look like their dogs. But why leave it to chance... This year, the organizers of Manchester Pride are giving you the chance to make your pooch as camp as you are. All you need to do is send a picture of your furry friend and explain in no more than 20 words why your dog should be crowned Pride Pooch 2008...

Atlanta Pride Sizzles over July 4th Weekend

By Jesse Kreitzman | Wednesday Jul 9, 2008
There’s no better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with some good ’ol Southern hospitality. And down in Atlanta, the fireworks were going off at one of the world’s largest Pride celebrations. EDGE was there to catch all the action.

No-show mayor fuels Rhode Island Pride controversy

By Joe Siegel | Tuesday Jul 8, 2008
Providence Mayor David Cicilline, the first openly gay mayor of a U.S. state capital, was conspicuously absent from this year’s gay pride festivities. EDGE investigates.

North County Pride rescheduled

By Joe Siegel | Saturday Jul 5, 2008
Despite some early internal friction, San Diego North County Pride is back. This years’ North County Coming Out Day and Pride @ the Beach will be held Oct. 11 at Oceanside Pier.

Alegria Pride 2008 :: Photo Album

By | Wednesday Jul 2, 2008
With massive air-conditioning ductwork snaking up the facade of Webster Hall from the street below, anyone on the outside could see that the scene inside the sold-out Alegria Pride 2008 would be Stygian-and it was: steamy hot, dark, and hard. With three deejays working three separate rooms and boyz from around the globe overflowing the labyrinthine dance floors, staircases, and hallways, Alegria Pride 2008 was a gargantuan affair-and a testament to producer Ric Sena’s bold vision in the face of Manhattan’s nightlife paroxysms. One thing’s for certain: Alegria’s got a new home.

One million people turn out for New York Pride

By Cody Lyon | Wednesday Jul 2, 2008
Governor David Paterson joined Mayor Michael Bloomberg, openly lesbian City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other politicos, activists and celebrities on the four mile trek from Midtown to the West Village.

SLOTH: Get Your Buff Butt Back With Bootcamp

By Scott Kearnan | Tuesday Jul 1, 2008
When it comes to maintaining a regular workout regiment, especially amid the indulgences of Pride month, SLOTH is the greatest opponent of all.

Stockholm, Sweden :: Take a Liking to a Viking

By Jason Salzenstein | Sunday Jun 29, 2008
With major Pride events coming up in both Copenhagen and Stockholm, EDGE Travel Editor Jason Salzenstein headed over to these famous Scandinavian hot spots to see what was going on. What he found was two fabulous cities with fantastic histories, great culture, incredible design, and friendly, welcoming people. Of course the promise of hot Vikings didn’t hurt either...

W Hotels celebrate Pride in NY this weekend... and around the country all year long!

By Jason Salzenstein | Saturday Jun 28, 2008
When it comes to celebrating diversity- especially Pride- W Hotels can’t be beat- and they’re proving it this weekend in NY, and around the country all year long.

NY’s Empire State Building Will Shine Lavender & White to Celebrate LGBT Pride

By | Friday Jun 27, 2008
The Empire State Building will honor Pride Week this Sunday by shining its world famous tower lights in lavender and white to celebrate the 39th Annual NYC LGBT Pride Day March...

The EDGE Guide to New York Pride Parties

By EDGE | Friday Jun 27, 2008
From the parties to the after-parties, EDGE brings you the ultimate guide to doing New York Pride. We break it all down for you, so you can celebrate one of the world’s best pride celebration right!

Taking Pride in stride

By Roger Brigham | Thursday Jun 26, 2008
Edge takes a look at how to get the most out of San Francisco Pride this weekend.

Sylvia Tosun: Global Patriot, Rising Diva-Star, and Gay Science Experiment

By Mickey Weems | Tuesday Jun 24, 2008
EDGE goes 1-on-1 with the dance music diva as she looks forward to headlining the New York Pride Pier Dance on June 29. One of the brightest up-and-coming stars in the pop music firmament, Sylvia Tosun is an independent singer-songwriter who is earning heaps of praise for her ambitious music and historic performances.

Providence Pride :: 2008 Weekend in Review

By Joe Siegel | Sunday Jun 22, 2008
This year’s Rhode Island Pride celebration drew a huge crowd for a day of unity and entertainment. Thousands of spectators gathered on the sidewalks of downtown Providence, many spilling out into the streets to cheer on the various floats and marching groups as the 32nd annual event wrapped.

Relive the Party Weekend of the Year: The Hottest Pics of OMW 2008

By Jesse Kreitzman | Sunday Jun 22, 2008
One Mighty Weekend 2008 delivered four days and nights of legendary dance events, wet-and-wild pool parties, world-class entertainment, at the home of Walt Disney Studios in Orlando, Florida. Here are the hottest pics of the weekend to relive the must-do party weekend of the year: Johnny Chisholm’s OMW.

GLUTTONY: Providence Pride’s Diva Buffet

By Scott Kearnan | Friday Jun 20, 2008
So for Providence Pride, you have our permission to indulge in gluttony. On Saturday, June 21 you’ll find not one, but two fabulous favorites performing back to back at the Mirabar Block Party (35 Richmond Street; mirabar.com), which features a T-Dance from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with the party set to continue through 2 a.m.