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Matt Rubin

Thousands are expected to hit the streets of downtown Pittsburgh this weekend to celebrate the LGBT community. 

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Transgender people face many challenges, from housing discrimination to fatal violence. 

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

The Pittsburgh Pride festival is no stranger to controversy. This year marks the 10th annual celebration hosted by the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh.

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Pittsburgh’s faith community held a candlelight vigil outside of the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh Monday night, to remember the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando over the weekend.

Flea Markets, Feathering and Fun: Social Club June 12

Jun 11, 2015

Friday night Wigle Whiskey hosts Tar & Feather 2015 from 6-10PM. Guests can enjoy cocktails, art, food and live music while watching members from Pittsburgh non-profits get tar and feathered.

If you’re looking for something to do a little earlier this Friday, head over to the Wyndham Grand hotel downtown for the first annual Create Festival from 8am-5pm. This art and technology festival will feature tech products like virtual reality goggles and an immersive computer.

Festivals, Food and Fun: Social Club June 5

Jun 4, 2015

This jam-packed weekend begins with First Fridays at the Frick. Feel free to bring friends, family and even food to this free event, which begins with live music at 7PM in Frick Park.

The Three Rivers Arts Festival opens this Friday with food trucks, art and free entertainment. The event starts Friday at noon but runs all day and continues until June 14.