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Gay Pride Day

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    • us: Gay and Lesbian Pride Day
    • us: Gay Freedom Day
    • us: Gay Liberation Day
    • us: GLBT Pride Day
    • us: Lesbian and Gay Pride Day
    • us: LGBT Pride Day
    • us: Pride Day, Gay
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    • found: Work cat.: 92-111670: Newman, L. Gloria goes to Gay Pride, 1991.
    • found: LC database, Sept. 25, 1992 (Gay Pride Week, Lesbian/Gay Pride)
    • found: Tobin, K. Gay crusaders, 1972: p. 122 (Originally celebrated in New York City as Christopher Street Liberation Day, then Gay Liberation Day. Over the years the name has evolved into Gay Pride Day.)
    • found: GLBTQ : an encyc. of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & queer culture, via WWW, Sept. 2, 2006 (Parades and Marches. Pride parades ... typically held in conjunction with other gay pride events; Stonewall-anniversary marches have been held every subsequent year, and the event has evolved into New York's annual Gay Pride Parade; among the best known summer celebrations is San Francisco's Gay and Lesbian Freedom Day parade ... Another important celebration on the North American continent is Toronto's Lesbian and Gay Pride day, which regularly attracts almost 1,000,000 participants)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 2, 2006 (Gay pride. Brenda Howard originated the idea for a week-long series of events around what is now known as Pride Day; this became the first of the extended annual LGBT Pride celebrations that are now held around the world. In New York and Atlanta the annual day of celebration to commemorate the Stonewall Riot came to be called Gay Liberation Day; in San Francisco and Los Angeles it was called Gay Freedom Day. Both names spread as more and more cities and towns started holding similar celebrations ... In the 1980s the marches began dropping "Liberation" and "Freedom" from their names, replacing them with the philosophy of "Gay Pride")
    • found: Google search, Feb. 20, 2007 (GLBT Pride Day; LGBT Pride Day)
    • notfound: Britannica Micro.;Web. 3
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    • 1993-02-18: new
    • 2010-09-18: revised
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