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(Not Quite) Out to Pasture

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A couple of weeks ago, our friend, Richard, who manages a local diner, asked us if we would be willing to ride on the diner’s truck for this year’s Gay Pride parade. 

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TFTE: S.F. Pride Gets High Marks

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The build up to the 41st Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration was kind of like the build up to Britney Spears’ 2007 VMA performance. The Pride Committee had a year of drama befitting Ms. Spears, and like the hype of Britney’s comeback performance everyone wondered if this hot mess could pull it off.

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Civil Unions Are Not Enough

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On June 1st Illinois started doing Civil Unions for all couples. That is a fitting start to our annual Pride celebrations across the Metro region. Equality Illinois has done an amazing job in securing this right and have now begun the long-haul fight to secure full marriage protections in the State. That fight will likely take 3-5 years.

 

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“Danny…” @ NonProphet

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John Patrick Shanley’s first play is far from his best, but in the right hands, it is a powerful, even visceral experience. Director Ray Gabica and actors Robert A. Mitchell (also Artistic Director of the company) and Brooke Edwards are those hands.

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Jilly’s Cupcake Bar on Food Network

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ST. LOUIS—Chefs Casey Shiller, Certified Executive Pastry Chef, and Dana Holland of longtime LGBT supporter, Jilly’s Cupcake Bar & Café will appear in the third episode of the third season of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, which airs Tuesday, June 28. Teammates Shiller and Holland will compete against three other teams in a nationally-televised baking battle for a $10,000 grand prize. Jilly’s Cupcake Bar & Café is the first St. Louis-based business to appear on Cupcake Wars, as well as the first team in the show’s history to represent a business from the state of Missouri.

 

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Macy’s Celebrates Pride + Joy

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It’s about Pride + Joy at Macy’s this June, as the retailer joins millions in celebration of LGBT Pride Month. As a proud supporter of diversity, inclusion in the workforce and support of all consumers, Macy’s marks Pride Month with a host of special initiatives nationwide.

 

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Don’t Dream It… Be It!

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MAPLEWOOD, MO – Friday, July 8th, make-up and costumes make a turn for the real. Don’t Dream It…Be It! Costume Contest, hosted by the City of Maplewood, will be an evening of live art, live music, belly dancing, hoola dance performances, film screening, surprises and, of course, immaculate transformation.

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Pride Kick – Off Party Held

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ST. LOUIS – The 3rd Annual Pride Kick-Off Party dazzled at the Lumiere’ Theater on Saturday, June 11th. Each year Pride St. Louis, the organizer of the annual St. Louis PrideFest, recognizes their scholarship winners, community service award winners, parade grand marshals and generous sponsors with a fun, festive and fabulous party.

 

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