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Pride Month 2016

Every year I hear at least one person tell me that they are “burned out” on pride celebrations and I’m reminded of all the reasons to keep celebrating pride each and every year.  As members of the LGBTQ+ community, we

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Pride 2015

I’m often asked by straight colleagues and friends about why “gay pride” celebrations are still relevant today.  Most who ask don’t have any knowledge of where pride celebrations even came from.  When I talk to those in law enforcement who

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Pride Reflections

All my life I have followed my dream of becoming a Peace Officer. I have worked hard to reach my goals in life. I have struggled and I have cried. There was always part of me growing up that made

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Celebrate Pride Every Day

June is Gay Pride month here in the Bay Area and every year San Francisco remembers the Stonewall riots on the last weekend of the month with a festival and one of the largest pride parades in the world.  The

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2013 Gay Pride Month

You can find an LGBT Pride celebration during just about every month of the calendar year, but June is clearly the biggest, with major pride celebrations in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.  It seems like we are always

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