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Happy Pride Month! Events to Commemorate and Celebrate Pride in and Around Brooklyn Heights

Pride Month honors the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 — the birth of the modern Queer Rights movement. In the 1950’s, Brooklyn Heights became the center of the City’s gay culture, with the first gay bar in Brooklyn, Tony Bonner’s Supper Club, opening at 80 Montague St. Read more about the Supper Club and see photos of the […]

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LGBTQ Pride Celebrated at Open Streets Montague This Sunday, and at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, June 8

This Sunday, June 2, the theme of Open Streets Montague will be “Celebrate Pride on Montague.” From noon until 4:00 between Henry and Hicks staff and volunteers from the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will help you make tie-dyed Pride bandanas. From 2:00 to 3:00 near the tent between Henry and Hicks the Brooklyn Irish Dance Company […]

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Out in the World – Book Launch – May 7 – Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble

If you loved Mark Jason Williams’ delightful and viral New York Times Modern Love essay (and podcast) about his $100 bet with his mother about her not talking about his childhood cancer and him not talking about being gay, you will want to head over to the Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, May 7 […]

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Happy Pride Month! Celebrate With These Events In And Around Brooklyn Heights

Pride started in New York City and every June, we celebrate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, and honor the bravery and resilience of our LGBTQ communities. Brooklyn Heights also boasts a rich history of queer activism and our streets are dotted with many LGBTQ historic sites, of which we should be proud. Celebrate Pride Month at these events in […]

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