The LGBTQIA Pride Celebrations continue, and here is what is set for September, 2014 in the United States:
Tuesday, September 2-Monday, September 8, 2014–“Gay Days Las Vegas/Las Vegas Pride,” Las Vegas, Nevada
(PLEASE NOTE: clicking on the “Our Events” oval [sorry, I forgot the technical term for the oval-shaped button] there is an extensive listing of events that span all of September, and even go into November)
Friday, September 5-Saturday, September 6, 2014–“Mankato PrideFest,” Mankato, Minnesota
Friday, September 5-Sunday, September 7, 2014–“Lincoln City Gay Pride,” Lincoln City, Oregon
Saturday, September 6, 2014–“Worcester Pride,” Worcester, Massachusetts
Monday, September 8–Sunday, September 14, 2014–“Athens Pride,” Athens, Georgia
Thursday, September 11-Monday, September 15, 2014–“KiKi Cruise,” Miami, Florida
Saturday, September 13, 2014–“South Bay Gay Pride Art & Music Festival,” Chula Vista, California
Also on Saturday, September 13, 2014–“Humboldt Pride Parade & Festival,” Eureka, California
And also on Saturday, September 13, 2014–“Savannah Pride Fest,” Savannah, Georgia
Saturday, September 13-Sunday, September 21, 2014–“Austin Gay Pride,” Austin, Texas
Sunday, September 14, 2014–“Boulder PrideFest,” Boulder, Colorado
Also on Sunday, September 14, 2014–“Vermont Gay Pride Festival,” Burlington, Vermont
Thursday, September 18-Sunday, September 21, 2014, “Bluegrass Black Pride,” Lexington, Kentucky
(PLEASE NOTE: This is another Website that, within seconds of appearing on the page, loud music begins playing. If you have your headphones on, or your ear buds in, you may wish to take them out very fast.)
Also from Thursday, September 18-Sunday, September 21, 2014–“New Haven Gay Pride Festival,” New Haven, Connecticut
Friday, September 19-Sunday, September 28, 2014–“Wichita Pride,” Wichita, Kansas
(PLEASE NOTE: There are various events listed under the category”Wichita Pride.” Click the “Calendars” Tab to go to “2014 PrideFest Events” for more info.)
Friday, September 19-Sunday, September 21, 2014–“Ohio Lesbian Festival.” No location listed
(PLEASE NOTE: On the GayPrideCalendar Website, it lists Columbus, Ohio as having a Pride Celebration in September, 2014. However, when I click on “Event Info,” it leads me to the Ohio Lesbian Festival WordPress blog. Also, according to http://www.columbuspride.org/, the Columbus, Ohio Pride Celebration was in June.
Saturday, September 20, 2014–“San Gabriel Valley Pride,” Pasadena, California
Also on Saturday, September 20, 2014–“South Carolina Pride,” Columbia, South Carolina
Sunday, September 21, 2014–“Dallas Pride,” Dallas, Texas
Also on Sunday, September 21, 2014, “Folsom Street Fair,” San Francisco, California
Thursday, September 25-Sunday, September 28, 2014–“Orlando Bear Bash,” Orlando, Florida
(PLEASE NOTE: According to http://comeoutwithpride.org/ the Orlando, Florida Pride Festival shall take place in October, not September. As a result, it shall appear in “Pride Celebrations: October, 2014, Part I…”).
Also from Thursday, September 25-Sunday, September 28, 2014–“Sedona-Verde Valley Gay Pride,” Sedona-Verde Valley, Arizona
Friday, September 26, 2014–“Folsom/Bay of Pigs,” San Francisco, California
Friday, September 26-Saturday, September 27, 2014–“Moab Gay Pride,” Moab, Utah
Saturday, September 27, 2014–“Roanoke Pride,” Roanoke, Virginia
Also on Saturday, September 27, 2014, “Richmond Pride,” Richmond, Virginia
And also on Saturday, September 27, 2014–“NCPride14,” Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina
And, last but not least, on Saturday, September 27, 2014–“MidSouth Pride,” Memphis, Tennessee
Saturday, September 27-Sunday, September 28, 2014–“Wichita Gay Pride,” Wichita, Kansas
Sunday, September 28, 2014–“Folsom/Magnitude,” San Francisco, California
Before I conclude this post, I must give great gratitude and profound and PRIDEful praise to http://gaytravel.about.com for helping me find out about some other wonderful LGBT Pride Celebrations, both nationally and abroad.
Stay tuned for Part II of this particular post, as well as some surprises in store.
Happy and Blessed Pride!!