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Why LGBT Pride Matters Now, More Than Ever

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COLORADO LGBT PRIDE 2011
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Pride has come a long way from its conception in the Fall of 1969, when a group of organizers from New York City drafted a resolution for a demonstration the following June. The event would honor the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, a violent clash between patrons of a gay bar and New York police earlier that year.

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