With "Fight for Your Right to Pride" as the official theme of Denver's PrideFest 2012, the GLBTQ community is taking off its gloves -- led by four grand marshals who are also happen to be "out" members of the Colorado Legislature: Senators Pat Steadman and Lucia Guzman, and Representatives Mark Ferrandino and Sue Schafer. Put on by The Center
, this year's official Pride festivities kick off Saturday, June 16, with a family-friendly day of events at Civic Center Park. Sunday, June 17, is more adult-oriented fun, with the annual Pride Parade rolling out of Cheesman Park at 9:30 a.m. (A daily schedule of official PrideFest activities is available on the organization's website
But the Mile High City will also host dozens of all-inclusive events leading up to the big blowout. Below are a handful of Pride-connected shows, parties and fun things to do starting today and running through Sunday, June 17.