Pride Month

Celebrating Pride: Grand Rapids Gears Up for the 2022 GR Pride Festival

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 06-03-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

In June of 1988, the very first Pride Celebration in Grand Rapids was held in the downtown Monroe Ampitheater -- now known as Rosa Parks Circle. The event included live entertainment, informational booths, and a number of guest speakers. The...

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Community Updates: Friday, June 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-03-2022 under NEWS

GRPD Says Goodbye to One of its K-9 Officers and Welcomes Another On June 1, the Grand Rapids Police Department announced that one of its police canines, Atos, has retired. According to a press release, K9 Atos has dedicated eight years of service...

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University Wits presents: 'Jeffrey'

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 06-01-2018 under NONPROFITS

Set to open at Dog Story Theater on the first evening of Pride Month this year, is the University Wits’ production of "Jeffrey" by Paul Rudnick. In the play, originally published in the early 90’s, Rudnick delivers to his...

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Missing Pride

by (Hollowed)

Submitted 06-28-2015 under OPINION

On the morning of June 26th, 2015, the Supreme Court made marriage equality a reality throughout the country, in a 5-4 vote.  This is certainly a major turning point in history, one I’ll surely be telling younger generations about as I...

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