Fresno county supervisors “Investigating” library’s pride displays

LGBT Fresno has been contacted regarding Fresno County supervisors Steve Brandau and Nathan Magsig visiting multiple Fresno/Clovis library locations to make complaints and request modifications to their pride displays. Also, asking for “alternative viewpoints” to be posted alongside these annual pride displays. Library officials have also been contacted by Paul Nerland, Fresno County Administrative Officer. …

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Starbucks vs Pride

A union representing Starbucks stores in 21 states claimed that workers were instructed by their managers not to decorate for Pride Month, sparking controversy. Starbucks denied that this represented corporate policy and called it an outlier decision by local leaders. In neighborhoods synonymous with Pride, such as Manhattan’s Chelsea and Greenwich Village, rainbow displays were …

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LGBTQ State of Emergency

This year, Pride is overshadowed by a somber atmosphere. As the LGBTQ+ community commemorates Pride Month, we face a concerted and malevolent legislative assault. Since 2018, there has been a noticeable surge in anti-LGBTQ+ bills, and the trend has recently escalated, making the 2023 state legislative year the worst on record. According to the Human …

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We call on Target, Business Community to Speak Out Against Anti-LGBTQ+ Attacks

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), GLAAD, GLSEN, Family Equality, National LGBTQ Task Force, National Center for Lesbian Rights and National Black Justice Coalition, LGBT Fresno / LGBT Community Network in partnership with more than 200 organizations, renewed their call for Target and the business community to reject and speak out against anti-LGBTQ+ extremism going …

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Visit Porterville’s first Pride event

Make the quick trek down to Porterville on June 17th from 9am-12pm for their first annual Pride Event! Information, resources, inclusivity, diversity, and most importantly Pride! Experience the strength of our diverse community as we come together in unity and celebration!

Target caves to right wing

In recent years, I’ve enjoyed browsing through Target’s special LGBT Pride collection, finding humor in the campy and quirky items. However, this year, things took a dark turn. Influenced by a wave of anti-LGBT sentiment and book bans across the country, right-wing influencers and conservative social media erupted in outrage over Target’s Pride collection. They …

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