MADO IS BACK! (Not That It Has Ever Left)

MADO IS BACK! (Not That It Has Ever Left) »

30 Jun, 2018
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Madrid begins Pride Week on June 28 to commemorate the Stonewall riots in New York City beginning in 1969. At the time, Spain was still under the Franco regime, which declared homosexuals as “dangerous” people with “the lowest levels of morality”. Four years after Franco’s death, on June 25, 1978, at the beginning of La Movida Madrileña, Madrid held it’s first Pride (Orgullo) March

MADRID PRIDE: for All the Good Reasons

MADRID PRIDE: for All the Good Reasons »

13 Jul, 2015
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Rainbow flags are everywhere and the Madrid Pride Parade is the biggest gay demonstration in Europe!

THE LOVELY RAINBOW OVER MADRID

THE LOVELY RAINBOW OVER MADRID »

14 Jul, 2014
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A boy wondered what the people in the parade were there for and with boundless enthusiasm they told him, “For the gays!”

EDITOR’S BLOG: Gay Pride and the Marvelously Maverick Ambassador

EDITOR’S BLOG: Gay Pride and the Marvelously Maverick Ambassador »

7 Jul, 2014
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Madrileños are delighted that Orgullo is Europe’s biggest Gay Pride celebration and the U.S. ambassador is proud to support Spanish LGBT issues