CURRENT NEWS

Here at Naples Pride, we want to keep you informed at the local, state, national and global levels. Below you will find some trusted news sources like LGBTQ Nation and Advocate. 

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LATEST LOCAL NEWS 2020-2022

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February 18th, 2022

Gender-neutral X passports will be available in April

U.S. citizens will be able to select the gender neutral "X" as a marker on their passport books starting April 11, the State Department said Wednesday. It made the announcement on the eve of Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual day on March 31 that celebrates transgender people.

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February 19th, 2022

Parents, teachers protest 'Don't Say Gay' bill

Roughly 20 attendees gathered at the Collier County Courthouse and made their way to the admin offices, eventually concluding at Cambier Park. Naples Pride spearheaded the  event.

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February 18th, 2022

Naples Pride sounds alarm on 'Don't Say Gay' bill, plans protest downtown Friday

Members of Naples Pride, the advocacy organization for LGBTQ+ issues, will march through downtown as a finale to an afternoon campaign against two education bills targeting them.

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October 3rd, 2020

Collier leaders react to homophobic, anti-Semitic video on student's SM

Local and religious leaders have responded to an anti-Semitic and anti-LGBTQ video shared on a Collier County student’s social media. 

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February 18th, 2022

Naples Pride group protests 'Don't Say Gay' bill

On Friday evening, a group gathered in Naples to protest what’s being called the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The tandem bills moving through the state legislature would outlaw instruction on gender identity and sexual preference in Florida public schools. 

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October 3rd, 2020

The Naples Pride Center Grand Opening

The Naples Pride Center was officially open; the first of its kind in Naples, and was created to be a place of solace for those learning more about themselves and their identity.

LATEST LOCAL NEWS 2017-2019

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June 1st, 2019

LGBTQ community celebrates Naples Pride 2019 at Cambier Park

Donations from this year’s festival will go toward opening a Naples Pride center for community resources and education to help others.

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June 1st, 2019

Naples Pride Fest brings drag queens, rainbows and love to Cambier Park

Naples Pride, a nonprofit organization that supports the LGBTQ community, kicked off pride month with Saturday’s Festival themed “We are love.” 

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July 9th, 2019

Naples Pride, a different way to celebrate LGBT + Pride

Naples Pride is super family-friendly,and combines performers , musicians, lots of drag queens, food and drink and kids' activities, as well as merchant tents.

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June 2nd, 2018

Naples Pride heading into second year

The mission behind Naples Pride is to create a yearly event that also serves as a safe space for those in the community.

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June 3rd, 2018

Gallery: 2018 Naples Pride Festival

In case you weren't able to make it, check out the images we have taken from the Naples Pride Event.

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January 14, 2017

We are equal: Naples Pride second annual event

Here's a peek into the Naples Pride second annual event in Naples, Florida on June 2, 2018

LATEST NATIONAL NEWS