It’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month

The City Council and Mayor Betsy Hodges recently approved a resolution declaring June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The City has a long history of supporting LGBT rights. For example, Minneapolis was:

Celebrate the 43rd annual Pride Festival

It’s almost time for the Pride Festival. The theme for this year: Together We Can.

This free celebration of the GLBT community features a festival, parade, family picnic, music and theater events, a 5K run and more.

Pride Festival

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 27
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, June 28
Loring Park, 1382 Willow St.

The festival will include more than 400 exhibitors and 40 food and beverage booths.

Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade

11 a.m., Sunday, June 29
Downtown

Former City Council Policy Aide Andrea Jenkins is the parade’s grand marshal, and more than 120 groups are expected to participate in the parade. The parade travels down Hennepin Avenue, starting at Third Street and ending at Spruce Street near Loring Park.

More information

Learn more about the Twin Cities Pride Festival.

Published Jun 16, 2015

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