Pride Month Draws Worldwide Celebrations, Parades

When Craig Cippolini attended his first gay pride parade in Baltimore in the early 1990s, it was a small affair, lasting only 10 minutes, he said.

"This was before marriage equality, before Ellen DeGeneres, before Will & Grace," Cippolini said, referring to the American television talk show host and television program, respectively. "I wanted to lend my voice as a gay citizen."

Today, Cippolini is the marketing director of the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C., one of the many groups participating in Saturday's Pride Parade in the U.S. capital, as pride...

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By: VOA - Friday, 8 June

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