Tag: pride

Reclaim PRIDE – The Leather Contingent in Columbus, Ohio

[flagallery gid=119] COLUMBUS, Ohio — For decades, the leather contingency in Columbus has participated in the PRIDE parade. Whether it was individuals jumping in and doing what we needed to do or fragmented groups, we were there. For the last four years, several leather organizations (this year Mid-Ohio Rose and Leather, Trident International – Columbus,…

IML 40 comes home to Kentuckiana Pride

[flagallery gid=118] LOUISVILLE — James Lee brought the International Mr. Leather title to his hometown Pride celebration this past Sunday in Louisville. Lee went to IML as Mr. Kentucky Leather. He rode with the rest of the Kentucky Leather Brotherhood during Kentuckiana Pride, the Pride celebration for the Louisville metro area. Photos courtesy of Dave…

Indy-PAH joins the Cadillac Barbie Pride Parade

[flagallery gid=117] INDIANAPOLIS — Indy-PAH joined the rest of the Indianapolis leather community in marching during Indy’s pride celebration, the Cadillac Barbie Pride Parade on June 10. Indianapolis’s Pride celebrations and started in 1988 and moved to Monument Circle in 1990. The Cadillac Barbie Parade started in 2002. Photos courtesy of Pup Spaz

Iowa PAH to tour Iowa’s Pride parades

DES MOINES — Iowa Puppy and Handler Social Club (IA PAH) is gearing up for their first statewide Puppy Pride Tour during June, July, and August. The tour is a grass roots effort to bring exposure to human puppy/pet play to several areas of the state and provide an outlet for participants to connect. Mal…

Feds say Lexington rainbow crosswalk a ‘hazard’

LEXINGTON — Local media reported Wednesday that the Federal Highway Administration has told Lexington that their rainbow crosswalk is a legal liability. From the Lexington Herald-Leader: “While we recognize in good faith your crosswalk art was well-intended for your community, we request that you take the necessary steps to remove the non-compliant crosswalk as soon…

Michigan city permanently installs Pride flag

FERNDALE, Mich. — Ferndale, a suburb or Detroit, announced last week that they would permanently still the Pride flag in the city council chambers.

“Our motto in Ferndale is ‘Good Neighbors,’ and we interpret that to include the diversity of our residents and guests and the benefits of inclusive decision-making,” said Mayor Dave Coulter in an announcement on the city’s website. “My fellow Council members and I strive to act in ways reflective of Ferndale’s shared values.”