There was no place to get out of the sun like there is at Goodale. Stonewall Columbus anticipates a crowd of aroundpeople for the festival. Stonewall Columbus Nonprofit Organization. As a first time Pride in Columbus attendee, i was taken back. No prices posted, nothing. Steele says there may be police patrolling the area, but does not expect any confrontations with officers. I was initially concerned about the venue change, but
They are the fuel in our torch, and will be the driving force toward a progressive acceptance instead of tolerence.
Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs did not specify a number, but said there will be many police officers in uniform at the weekend's events, including the parade. Columbus Community Pride Festival. Ahead of the festival's kick-off on Friday, Columbus Police are ramping up security measures. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. But starting this June, parade planners say participants will have to prove their commitment to protecting LGBTQ rights before they're allowed to march.
This comes a year after a group of activists staged a protest at Stonewall's Pride Parade. This comes a year after a group of activists staged a protest at Stonewall's Pride Parade. I agree with one of the comments made that stated that it "made the entire Festival come alive as it had room to breathe and room for all the children to be children and run and play and enjoy this Festival celebrating life. Sitting at a crowded dining room table inside a South Side duplex, Ariana Steele sounds focused but tired. He says customers threatened to boycott his business. Not only will I be back for every Pride from here on out, but I will be looking for additional festivities that your location and area has and will make the trek to as many as possible.