This weekend cities across the country are celebrating Gay and Lesbian Pride Month with notoriously off-the-wall events in San Francisco and New York. Broadsheet's kicking off the weekend with these prideful links.
In These Times: "Sticks & Stones ... and Dykes."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Gay and lesbian teens are coming out at earlier ages.
San Francisco Chronicle: The transgender community thanks one of its longtime allies -- retired police officer Elliot Blackstone -- by inviting him to be a grand master in this weekend's Pride Parade. Check out the great picture of San Francisco's badass female police chief congratulating Blackstone!
Southern Voice: In Atlanta, Pride Prom gives gay youth an evening all their own.