We have a parking lot reserved for attendees at *Broad and Garfield* at the Broad Street Presbyterian Church. Follow parking signs to the lot where volunteers will direct you to your parking spot. There is limited street parking in the area surrounding the park, so we recommend that folks park in the parking lot designated … Continue reading PARKING UPDATE FOR 6/16/2018
Pets are welcome at Community Pride and there will be a few water bowls for them throughout the park. Please keep your pets leashed and pay close attention to them so that they are not disturbing any attendees. If your pet puts others in danger, please be aware that you may be asked to take … Continue reading Furry Friends Welcome
Hey y’all, we want to apologize for our prior decision to hire HSI for security at the Community Pride Festival. Earlier today, we found out that Highland Security & Investigations, the Black trans-run security firm that we had intended to hire for the Community Pride Festival on Saturday, has collaborated with ICE and utilizes current … Continue reading SECURITY UPDATE!!!
As many know, Community Pride is not working with the police in any way. We have seen time and time again how the police treat queer and trans people of color and will not support any institution that does not support us. We care deeply about the safety of our siblings who will be attending … Continue reading Security Without a Police Presence!
Many queer and trans people of color answer a resounding NO. Mainstream Pride festivals across the nation have widely been whitewashed and corporatized, in addition to their reliance on overwhelming police presence. Falling in line with that pattern of complicity and collusion with systemic oppression, Stonewall Columbus refused to condemn or hold the CPD accountable … Continue reading The first video in our #QTIPOCQueeries series – 🌈DO YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE ATTENDING MAINSTREAM PRIDE?🌈