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Obergefell asked his longtime partner John Arthur, dying from ALS, to marry him on June 26, , leading to Obergefell's name appearing at the top of the U. Supreme Court's June 26, , decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. Authorities planned tight security for Cincinnati's parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The celebration took place amid the same kind of increased security put in place last weekend at gay pride events in more than a half dozen cities, including Chicago, Denver and New Orleans. Gay organizations in San Francisco and New York plan to hold their gay pride parades — traditionally among the biggest in the U. Organizers in Cincinnati expected attendance to top last year's estimated 90, people. They said the slayings this month in Orlando raised interest in participation.
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For some, including GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis , the massacre has "stolen a sense of safety within the LGBTQ community," dredging up unwelcome memories of the Stonewall riots, the murder of Matthew Shepard and the knowledge that many gay, lesbian and transgender Americans still face violence because of irrevocable aspects of their identities. Now, a local group plans to address this issue by bringing firearms to the June 25 Cincinnati Pride Parade and attempting to convince paradegoers that more guns, not fewer, could be a solution. Whether or not you want them to see it that way is academic. That's what it's going to look like. He was unavailable when WCPO reached out for comment.