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Pride 2017

A Party Has to Be More Than Gay to Qualify as "Queer"

Calling something “queer” comes with a responsibility to live up to what the term encompasses.
Rose Dommu
6.19.17
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Coco Supreme Wants to Create Safer Dancefloors For Everybody

Get to know the rising Toronto DJ with an exclusive mix featuring ballroom remixes, R&B, and 'The Powerpuff Girls.'
Melissa Vincent
5.26.17
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Montreal's Stonewall: How the Sex Garage Raid Mobilized a Generation of LGBT Activists

What we can learn from the aftermath of the July 1990 police attack on an after-hours party 27 years later.
Denise Benson
3.13.17
Features

Why Clubs Like Pulse Are So Essential to the LGBTQ Community, According to New Yorkers During Pride

"If you lived in the middle of nowhere and there was a gay bar 20 miles away, that would be your only sanctuary."
Sophie Weiner
6.14.16
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The Gay Dance Community Will Survive the Orlando Tragedy

Nightclubs are the community centers for LGBTQ people; what happened this weekend won't destroy that.
Steve Weinstein
6.13.16
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Sorry, Ariana, There’s More to Gay Music Than Pop

Mike Servito and Kim Ann Foxman lead your New York Pride alternatives.
THUMP Staff
6.26.15
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Why Dancing Was So Important at the Stonewall Inn, New York's Newly-Landmarked Gay Bar

The Stonewall riots were motivated by gay men and women feeling that their freedom to dance was being threatened.
Steve Weinstein
6.24.15
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In Defense of Ten Walls’ Recent Homophobic Comments

The producer’s bizarrely hateful comments about gay people may have ended his career but what if he's not all bad after all?
THUMP Staff
6.9.15
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The 10 Most Fab Gay Dance Parties (with Actual Good Music) in North America

From coast to coast, this is where pride meets the party.
THUMP Staff
6.5.15
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The Best DJ Sets of Gay Pride 2014

It's Pride Month, kids! Here's how to dance proud all June (and beyond) from coast to rainbow coast, THUMP's got the word on who'll be spinning when and where.
THUMP Staff
6.6.14
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Alex Newell Loves to Turn Up at All Times

The TV star busts out his diva house chops on a quasi-Kanye cover just in time for a month of Pride.
Zel McCarthy
6.4.14