There Will Be 25% Less Gay Pride in NYC This Summer

Because setting up street barricades and monitoring the public is a costly endeavor, and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg figured one way to keep the budget in line would be shave off twenty-five percent of parades’ standard lengths (including Thanksgiving, Puerto Rican, and yes, LGBT) and limit them to five hours. Which means Heritage of Pride’s NYC affair will probably start farther south on Fifth Avenue, because there’s no way they’re not going to end the thing in the West Village. Um, right?