The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades. Laws prohibiting homosexual activity have been struck down; lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are now allowed to serve openly in the military transgender individuals were allowed to serve openly from until March , when a new ban was put in place. And same-sex couples can now legally get married and adopt children in all 50 states. But it has been a long and bumpy road for gay rights proponents, who are still advocating for employment, housing and transgender rights. During his U. Police raids caused the group to disband in —but 90 years later, the U.
Historic, scenic, and secluded, the former Portuguese fishing community and longtime artists colony of Provincetown is also one of the world's most popular resort destinations among gay and lesbian travelers. The height of the buzz in is the summer, especially July and August, but P'town enjoys a year-round presence and can be quite enchanting during the peaceful, windswept winter months and the mild, relaxed spring and fall shoulder seasons. The town continues to improve and become more well-rounded, with more upscale inns , fine art galleries, and superb restaurants than ever before. Its scenic beauty is unparalleled in New England. Although Provincetown is most popular in summer, and many of its businesses open only from May through October, it's actually an appealing destination year-round, especially during the less-crowded but still mild spring and fall seasons. Average high-low temperatures include:. Snow falls occasionally in winter but doesn't often last long, and summer breezes generally prevent extended heat waves.
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This list presents the largest LGBT events pride parades and festivals worldwide by attendance. Statistics are announced both by the organizers and authorities police. In this table, the largest single event by city as well as notable international events such as WorldPride or Europride are indicated. Only referenced statistics are accepted.