Gay Pride means…well what does it mean? SFGN decided to head out to New Moon and Matty’s on the Drive to really learn what Gay Pride means to you, our readers!

1) Name: Greg

2) Age: 40, I turned 40 last week bitch!

3) Occupation: Bartender, Matty’s-on-the Drive

4) How do you identify? Gay, and tattooed.

5) Where are you from? Boston

6) How do Pride Celebrations there differ from Pride here, in South Florida?

Oooh, let’s see, I think they are more festive here, less political. I would go to the Common and see all the rallies…here it’s more fun.

7) What does Pride mean to you?

To me it means fun and all about being able to show your true sexuality, showing your true state of being.

1) Name: Laura

2) Age? 23

3) Occupation? Claims Specialist

4) How do you identify? Bisexual

5) Where are you from? Cincinnati

6) What does Pride mean to you?

It’s expressing freedom. We get to be in public and be whatever we want to be. And I love the unity that it brings together! Every year I march with Boardwalk or Living Room, and do it proudly with people I love!

1) Name: Tim Thorne

2) Age? 49

3) Occupation? Promote redhispanafl.org

4) How do you identify? Gaaaaaay

5) Where are you from? New Hampshire

6) How do Pride Celebrations there differ from Pride here, in South Florida?

They have them!

7) What does Pride mean to you?

The ability to go everywhere and do whatever I do and say what I say and never worry because this is the way I am and who I’m supposed to be.

1) Name? Wayne

2) Age? 36

3) Occupation?

Self-employed

4) How do you identify? Gay

5) Where are you from? Chicago

6) How do Pride Celebrations there differ from Pride here, in South Florida?

Never celebrated in Chicago, I left when I was 10.

7) What does Pride mean to you? Big party!

1) Name?Papi Bobby

2) Age? 23

3) Occupation?

Assistant Manager

4) How do you identify?I’m gay, bitch

5) Where are you from? Lincoln, Nebraska

6) What does Pride mean to you?

Celebration of who you are, and you don’t have to deal with other people’s bullshit. You can do, be what you want. That’s what it means to me!

 


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