White Supremacists From Patriot Front Detained En Masse Near Idaho Pride Event
via TwitterDozens of masked members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front were reportedly arrested near a Pride event in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, late Saturday. Video from the scene showed several members of the group kneeling in the grass, their hands zip-tied behind their backs, as counter-protesters jeered and shouted “losers!”Local news outlet KXLY reported that several people were detained, without naming the group directly, and said police were pulling the masks off those in custody annews.yahoo.com
To some surprise, Youngkin hosts series of Pride events
Youngkin Pride Month Nat McKeller Crosby, left, greets Lisa Turner in front of the State Capitol, Wednesday June 8, 2022, in Richmond, Va. Glenn Youngkin for Pride Month. Given those positions, it generated some bipartisan surprise in Richmond this week when he hosted a reception celebrating Pride month at the Virginia Capitol. Turner said she asked the administration for a Pride month proclamation — a ceremonial recognition that's standard for other heritage months. James Millner, director of Virginia Pride, said in a statement that he was invited but would not attend.wftv.com
Central Florida law enforcement kicks off Pride Month with Safe Space Initiative meeting
VIDEO: Central Florida law enforcement kicks off Pride Month with Safe Space Initiative meeting VIDEO: Central Florida law enforcement kicks off Pride Month with Safe Space Initiative meeting (WFTV)ORLANDO, Fla. — June is Pride month and on Tuesday, local law enforcement talked about efforts to make our community a safe, welcoming place for LGBTQ+ residents and visitors. Liaison officers from the UCF Police Department, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department discussed the Safe Place Initiative. The agencies have teamed up with downtown businesses to expand the initiative, so community members can easily find places of support and assistance. The mission of the OPD Safe Place Initiative is to provide the LGBTQ community with safe places throughout the city that they can turn to if they are the victims of a crime. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 25 CFL LEO Safe Space Initiative Pride Month (PJ Cybulski)See Video: Ocala police save 6-day-old baby from chokingThe program provides decals to city facilities, businesses and other organizations for them to post as a symbol of safety for the victims of LGBTQ crime.wftv.com
Daytona Beach police ‘dry on leads’ as family of man, 77, killed in hit-and-run speaks out
Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young at a news conference on Friday discussed an ongoing investigation into death of a 77-year-old man in a hit-and-run crash in March, inviting the man’s family to address the Media.
Alex Morgan heads home to California with NWSL's Wave
After nearly a decade of crisscrossing the country and the globe for her professional career, Alex Morgan is headed home to Southern California. Morgan is joining the San Diego Wave, which will begin play in the National Women's Soccer League next season. Former Manchester United coach Casey Stoney will lead San Diego in its inaugural year.news.yahoo.com
Come Out With Pride asks Orlando attendees to RSVP to manage crowds
ORLANDO, FLA. — If you’re planning to attend Come Out with Pride, event organizers are asking you to RSVP for free to help manage crowds at this year’s event.
Organizers said the event, which is scheduled for Oct. 9 at Lake Eola, will be held with all applicable local and CDC guidelines in mind.
READ: Coronavirus: What you need to know about Biden’s six-point planOrganizers said they are also encouraging everyone who attends to wear a face covering, even if they are vaccinated.
READ: COVID-19-sniffing dogs on the job at Miami International AirportClick here to RSVP for free.
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Political donations lead Stonewall Inn to ban some beers
Stonewall Beer Ban FILE - In this Monday, June 3, 2019, file photo, Pride flags and colors display on the Stonewall Inn bar, marking the site of 1969 riots that followed a police raid of the bar's gay patrons, in New York. The Stonewall Inn’s owners say they won’t serve certain beers at the famous LGBT bar during Pride weekend to protest manufacturer Anheuser-Busch’s political contributions to some politicians who have supported anti-LGBT legislation. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) (Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Stonewall Inn's owners say they won't serve certain beers at the famous LGBT bar during Pride weekend to protest manufacturer Anheuser-Busch's political contributions to some politicians who have supported anti-LGBT legislation. “We just felt Stonewall having the platform, the power to do this, it was important to stand up,” Lentz said. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.wftv.com
Florida man arrested for vandalism after doing burnout through Pride street mural
Florida man arrested for vandalism after doing burnout through Pride street mural FILE PHOTO: A Florida man was arrested after he intentionally did a "burnout" across a Pride-themed street mural earlier this week. (thumb/Getty Images/iStockphoto)DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested after he intentionally did a “burnout” across a Pride-themed street mural earlier this week. He said he heard someone yell “tear up that gay intersection” before Jerich drove through it, WPTV reported. A license plate search led investigators to Jerich, WPTV reported. #BREAKING: Man vandalized LGBTQ crosswalk during Trump rally, Delray Beach police say https://t.co/my8kzvK9kJ pic.twitter.com/AIExtskFGV — WPTV (@WPTV) June 18, 2021©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Orlando City Soccer announces full capacity seating at Exploria Stadium starting in June
ORLANDO, Fla. — Exploria Stadium announced Monday it will open to full capacity in June. Select seats located near player areas, such as benches and the competition tunnel, will not be available due to league COVID-19 protocols. Health and safety protocols will remain in place for all City and Pride matches. In addition, the Club will also continue to operate in accordance with both the MLS and NWSL medical protocols. READ: Skydiver dies after midair collision with parachutist in DeLand, police sayBeginning Friday, May 21, single-game tickets for all regular-season matches from June on will be available to the general public.wftv.com
Orlando Pride set to return for in-person celebration this fall
ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando’s annual Pride event is set to return to Lake Eola Park for an in-person celebration this fall. Come Out With Pride announced last week that Pride will kick off all day on Saturday, Oct. 9. READ: Orange County population nears 50% vaccination markGet ready! Come Out With Pride is happy to officially announce the return of an in-person Pride to Lake Eola Park on Saturday, October 9, 2021! “We are actively monitoring the latest developments and will comply with all applicable local and CDC guidelines as they are updated.”Pride looked a bit different last fall due to the pandemic, with virtual events and a socially distanced parade.wftv.com
Stocks close lower after hitting record highs, Dow and S&P 500 snap 3-day winning streak
Stocks slipped on Tuesday after reaching fresh all-time highs as traders weighed the possibility of even more fiscal stimulus being approved by Congress. Tuesday's decline snapped a three-day winning streak for both the Dow and S&P 500. President Donald Trump had previously called for a $2,000 direct payment to Americans. Senate Republicans have opposed larger direct payments despite Trump's demands. "The agreement on a fresh U.S. fiscal stimulus package removes a recent hurdle, and global central banks continue to support the recovery by maintaining (and extending) monetary accommodation."cnbc.com
Show us your Pride to celebrate National Coming Out Day
Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day, and for many LGBTQ+ Americans, there are many reasons to celebrate their Pride. National Coming Out Day has been celebrated for 32 years now, and it’s an important reminder on just how far the queer community has come since earlier times. There was an entire generation of LGBTQ Americans who had live inside the closet because of laws and discrimination. So if you’re proud to be out and want it to shout it from the rooftops, tell us about it below! If you have advice for people still in the closet struggling with their identity, maybe offer some advice, and tell us how your life has improved since coming out.
Pride open up fall series action with 0-0 tie at North Carolina
The Orlando Pride opened up their fall series of play with a scoreless draw at the North Carolina Courage on Saturday. The Pride withstood a barrage of shots from the Courage, who outshot the Pride, 18-6, and had eight corner kicks to four for Orlando. Orlando will next be in action next Saturday at the Houston Dash in what will be the second of four games played during their fall series.
New York City extends cancellation of summer festivals, concerts and parades through June
On Friday, De Blasio canceled nonessential events through May and a city-sponsored concert series that was scheduled start June 22. In extending the cancellations through June, de Blasio said it was a decision "we have to make." New York City is canceling concerts, festivals and parades, including the 2020 Pride march, through June as the city seeks to drive down its coronavirus infection rate, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. He said 853 people were in intensive care for Covid-19 on Saturday, up slightly from 849 the previous day. I know it's going to be a long road."cnbc.com
Pride fall to Washington, season finale is next
ORLANDO - A long season is down to one final game for the Orlando Pride following another loss Saturday. Goals from Ashley Hatch (5th minute), Crystal Thomas (62nd minute) and Tiffany McCarty (85th minute) lifted the Washington Spirit to a 3-0 win over the Pride at Exploria Stadium. The Pride, who clinched the worst record in the league (4-16-3) with the loss, will finish their season next Saturday at home against Reign FC. Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Pride give up late goal, tie Sky Blue 1-1
The Orlando Pride were so close to their first win in over a month Sunday, but were denied by a late goal by a past U.S. World Cup hero. Carli Lloyd scored in the 88th minute for Sky Blue (New Jersey) to force a 1-1 tie with the Pride at Red Bull Arena. The Pride (4-15-3) took a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute on a goal by Shelina Zadorsky, but couldn't quite hang on in the closing minutes. Next up for the Pride is a home game against the Washington Spirit at 5 p.m. Saturday. Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Pride routed again by league-leading Courage, 6-1
It was yet another blowout loss for the Orlando Pride against the league-leading North Carolina Courage on Saturday. The Courage scored early and often and routed the Pride for a third time this year, this time 6-1 in North Carolina in a matchup of first versus last in the National Women's Soccer League standings. The Courage finished 3-0 against the Pride this season, outscoring Orlando in those games, 14-1. But the Courage added two more goals to complete their onslaught. The Pride (4-15-2) will next play at New Jersey against Sky Blue on Sept. 29.
Chicago defeats Orlando Pride after goal in stoppage time
FreeImages.com/Christopher BrunoORLANDO, Fla. - The Chicago Red Stars defeated the Orlando Pride 1-0 after a goal in stoppage time Wednesday. Casey Short scored the game-winning goal in the 94' minute. Red Stars goalie Alyssa Naeher set a milestone Wednesday, as she played in her 10,000th minute of her career. Before the game Wednesday night, Orlando announced the team raised $15,000 to make a Pride-themed mini-pitch in the Orlando area. The Pride said they will make more announcements about the pitch at a later time.
Pride can't win 2nd straight, lose 2-1 to Spirit
WASHINGTON - A winning streak continues to elude the Orlando Pride this season. The Pride's quest to win consecutive games for the first time this year was thwarted Saturday in Washington as the Washington Spirit earned a 2-1 win over the Pride. Ashley Hatch of the Spirit scored the game-winner in the 59th minute for Washington, which opened the scoring in the ninth minute on a goal by Crystal Thomas. Marta tied the game for the Pride on a goal in the 31st minute, but that was all the scoring the Pride (4-12-2) could generate. Next up for the Pride is a game in Tacoma on Sept. 7 against the Reign.
Pride get shut out again, lose 2-0 to Utah
ORLANDO - The season-long problem of scoring goals is rearing its head again for the Orlando Pride. For the second straight game and eighth time this season, the Pride were shut out, this time by the Utah Royals, who earned a 2-0 win at Exploria Stadium on Saturday. World Cup standout Christen Press scored in the 60th minute ,and then Amy Rodriguez added an insurance goal in the 77th minute for the Royals, who improved to 3-0 against the Pride this season. Orlando (3-11-3) lost for the third time in its last four games and will have a short turnaround before playing at Chicago on Wednesday. Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Pride lose to Dash after long layoff
ORLANDO - After a three-week layoff, the Orlando Pride couldnt do what it hasnt done all season, which is win consecutive games. In their first game since July 20, the Pride lost a game devoid of many offensive chances, falling 1-0 to the Houston Dash on Saturday at Exploria Stadium. A goal on a penalty kick by Houston's Rachel Daly in the 87th minute turned out to be the only scoring of the game. Offensive chances were few in the game, with the Pride only have three shots on goal to two for the Dash. The Pride (3-10-2) will next host the Utah Royals at 7:30 p.m. next Saturday.
Lil Nas X makes people think he came out
Lil Nas X performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (CNN) - Lil Nas X closed out Pride month with some tweets that have people thinking he's made a declaration about his sexuality. His tweets were met with some support, including fellow rapper JackBoy who said he "respects" Lil Nas X for coming out. "Kudos to Lil Nas X for sharing his truth," Murray tweeted. CNN has reached out to Lil Nas X for comment.
Marchers and crowds flood NYC streets to celebrate WorldPride
WorldPride took place during the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, considered the catalyst for the modern gay rights movement. Sunday's march caps off a month of events that included a rally commemorating Stonewall 50, Youth Pride and Pride Island, a three-day outdoor music festival. Solidarity 'in this climate of hate'Frances Goldin, 95, brought the same sign she says she has taken to New York Pride for 35 years. Marchers from Copenhagen were already gearing up for the next WorldPride in 2021, which will be hosted in the Danish capital. Moore also called on the public to support the transgender community outside of Pride month.
Pride fall to Utah, remain winless on season
ORLANDO – A poor start to the season didn’t get much better for the Orlando Pride on Saturday. The Pride are now winless in four games to start the year following a 1-0 loss to the Utah Royals at Orlando City Stadium. Christen Press scored the game’s only goal in the 19th minute for the Royals, who ended up outshooting the Pride, 17-15. The Pride did have 10 corner kicks to Utah’s five, but they couldn’t cash in on those chances and fell to 0-3-1 on the season. Next up for the Pride is a game at the Houston Dash on May 5.
Orlando Pride debuts new uniforms
ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando's new women's soccer team is beaming with pride after the team finally unveiled its new official uniforms. Alex Morgan and company will be sporting purple jerseys with the Orlando Health logo, similar to Orlando City's jerseys. The club recently launched the campaign #FilledWithPride to rally supporters to break the National Women's Soccer League's single-match attendance record of 21,144 fans. The Pride will take the field for its first home game next Sunday against Houston.