Thursday, September 29, 2016

Plattsburgh LGBTQ Pride Parade Steps Off Saturday

adk diversity advisory council logoAdirondack North Country Gender Alliance is co-sponsoring a LGBTQ Pride Parade in Plattsburgh, on Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 1 to 4 pm.

The event begins in Trinity Park and is free and open to the public. It will include musical performances, a variety of guest speakers, and other entertainment. Event participants will then march from Trinity Park to Plattsburgh State University of New York campus for additional speakers before returning to Trinity Park.

According to a press release by the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance, the mission of this event is “to bring members of the LGBTQ community and their allies together to stand hand in hand to promote love, acceptance, respect, and unity [and] to promote these values for all people in the area and the world regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other expression or identity that makes us special and unique.”

For more information, contact Kelly Metzgar at (518) 637-7253; Adam Guillette – (518) 578-3885; or email [email protected]

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