LGBT Boston Gay Pride Schedule

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  1. NOVAJock

    NOVAJock Modded & Underrated

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    This year, we commemorate Pride in Boston with nine days of events. In this, our 35th year, we ask you through our theme: "Pride in Progress… What's your fight?" Take a look at the week's events – and be sure to celebrate your Pride with us!
    Boston Idol Audition
    Thursday May 19th · 7-9 p.m.
    Sunday May 22nd · 1-4 p.m.
    Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave., Boston
    Find out more information here ..

    Flag Raising at Boston City Hall Plaza
    Friday June 3rd · 12 p.m. (noon)
    Hosted by Mayor Tom Menino, this event signals the official start of Pride Week in the City of Boston and introduces the 2005 Grand Marshals: Ann McNeil (Organizer of Boston's first pride), The History Project, and Jim Morgrage (Harbor to the Bay). Reception to follow at the Bell -N- Hand Tavern in Faneuil Hall.
    Boston Pride Day at Faneuil Hall
    Saturday June 4th · 12-6 p.m.
    Faneuil Hall, Boston
    Performances are from 12-3 p.m. and feature:
    · Gay Men's Chorus and Women's Rainbow Chorus
    · Voices Rising
    · Back Bay Bell Ringers
    Also, information booths for the History Project, AIDS Action of MA, and Harbor to the Bay.

    AIDS Action Committee's AIDS Walk
    Sunday June 5th
    8:30 am Registration
    9:30 am Opening Ceremonies
    10:00 am Walk Begins
    11:00 am Post Walk Celebration and Health Fair
    2:30 pm Closing Ceremonies
    The 20th AIDS Walk Boston begins at the Hatch Shell.

    Pride T Dance for LGBTs and Friends
    Sunday June 5th · 3-7 p.m.
    Brookline Holiday Inn, 1200 Beacon St., Brookline
    The LGBT Aging Project presents the 3rd Annual Pride T Dance for LGBTs and Friends
    Town Hall Meeting for LGBT Elders and Boomers
    Monday June 6th · 3-4:30 p.m.
    Sprout Hall at St. Paul's Cathedral, 138 Tremont St., Boston
    With Congressman Barney Frank. Sponsored by LGBT Aging Project. Topic: A Boston Gay Pride Event in preparation for the 2005 White House Conference on Aging.

    Boston Pride Political Forum
    Monday June 6th · 6:30-8 p.m.
    JFK School of Government, Cambridge
    Topic: Corporate Outreach to the GLBT Community

    Tuesday June 7th · 7-9 p.m.
    Boston Center for the Arts Plaza, 539 Tremont St. in the South End
    South End businesses adorn street-facing windows with the PRIDELIGHTS displays to prepare for the AIDS Action Committee's annual concert and tree lighting. PerformersTBA.

    Boston Gay Idol Competition at Club Café
    Thursday June 9th · 7-9 p.m.
    Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave., Boston
    Contestants perform for the audience, who will select the 2005 Gay Idol winner. The 2005 Gay Idol Winner will perform at the Boston Pride Festival on the Boston Common on Saturday June 11th.
    2005 Boston Pride Opening Party
    Thursday June 9th · 10-2 a.m.
    Embassy Nightclub, 30-36 Lansdowne St., Boston

    Parade and Festival Set-Up
    Friday June 10th ·
    Volunteers are needed! Click here to find out how you can help!

    Pride Interfaith Worship Service
    Saturday June 11th · 10 a.m.
    Old South Church in Copley Square, Boston
    Rep Jarrett Barrios will be delivering a sermon and the Rev. Norm Kansfield will be receiving the Interfaith Pride Coalition's Annual Award.

    Pride Parade
    Saturday June 11th · 12 p.m. (noon)
    Copley Square, Boston
    Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. The Boston Pride Parade begins at noon at Copley Square and marches through the South End and ends at the Boston Common.

    Pride Festival
    Saturday June 11th · 12-6 p.m.
    Boston Common, Boston
    Over 100 Merchandise Vendors and Community Groups, Great Music, Fun, and Food. With the Pride Jumbo-Tron, you can sit back and watch the festivities!!!
    Esmé's Women's Pride Block Party
    Saturday June 11th · 2 p.m. - ??
    Boylston Place (across from Boston Common & next to the Colonial Theatre)
    Esmé's Women's Pride Block Party. With DJ Lynda Lowell spinning tunes and special appearance by Niki Haris (The Voice Behind Madonna). This Block Party is a partial benefit for the Network for battered lesbians. All welcome. 21 to drink with proper ID.

    [​IMG]Block Party
    Sunday June 12th · 1-8 p.m.
    Stuart Street (Between Arlington St & Berkeley St)
    The annual Block Party takes place on in Boston's South End. Prominent Guest DJ, dancing, food, merchandise, go go dancers, full bar. All welcome. 21 to drink with proper ID.

    Women's Block Party
    Sunday June 12th · 12-6 p.m.
    Perkins Street (between S. Huntington Ave. and Centre St.), Jamaica Plain
    It's time for the women to have a PLAYground of their own! Always in tune with your need for pleasure, the Boston Pride Committee is throwing your 1st annual Women's Block Party! All welcome. 21 to drink with proper ID.

    Pride Closing Parties
    Sunday June 12th · 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
    Avalon Nightclub[color=#003399], Lansdowne St., Boston[/color]

    Women's Closing Party
    Sunday June 12th · 6 p.m. - ??
    Milky Way Lounge, 403-405 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain

    For a complete director of Boston Gay Bars and clubs, please visit
  2. sholnay

    sholnay Active Member

    Apr 24, 2005
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    sounds fun! soo far away =(

    edit: I'll attend all the events in spirit, how does that sound?
    Last edited: May 13, 2005
  3. coma

    coma New Member

    Apr 30, 2004
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    Good info. I need to get off of my gay ass and attend one of those things.
    Who knows, I may even meet a "friend."
  4. Sam Gamgee

    Sam Gamgee Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right. OT Supporter

    Oct 5, 2001
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    Western MA

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