Pride 2018

A Meme from the Internet

It’s Pride!
We March!
We Dance!
In Celebration of our Freedom!
It takes Courage Every Day
And we Dance in Celebration of the Courage to Be Who You Are!
For many Young People, it is a time for Dance Parties and showing off the Spectacular Toned Bodies of their Youthfulness!
Their Beauty and their Fire… So Full Of Wonder!
But there was a time when we danced in low-ceiling basements, hidden from the mainstream, without corporate sponsorship, and with way fewer folks lining Fifth Avenue.
We fought against Oppression and Marched Proudly for our right to exist (more…)

A Small Thing

December 1, 2015

December 1, 2015

It’s a small thing.
But a Big Thing to some.

Yesterday was World AIDS Day.
The 28th One.

MAYOR DE BLASIO announced the expansion of HASA (HIV/AIDS SERVICES Administration) to include Both People with AIDS as well as those who are HIV Positive — HASA For All.

DE BLASIO announced an additional $23 Million per year for HIV Prevention and Health Care, while (more…)

PRIDE

NYC Pride 1982

NYC Pride 1982

When I was a twenty-something, I didn’t understand why it was called “Pride.”
I didn’t March back then.
Today I understand
Today I feel it
Today I March
Because We are All One.
What happens to one of us happens to All of Us.

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