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Stonewall Drops Festival for PRIDE 2020, Will No Longer Engage with CPD

Susan Post Susan Post Stonewall Drops Festival for PRIDE 2020, Will No Longer Engage with CPD

Stonewall Columbus Interim Executive Director Densil Porteous earlier this week announced more changes for Columbus PRIDE 2020, which had already been rescheduled for October due to the coronavirus pandemic. “While things continue to change, at this moment we know we will not host a traditional pride festival at our postponed time in October, a possibility […]

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Stonewall Columbus Names New Interim Executive Director

Susan Post Susan Post Stonewall Columbus Names New Interim Executive Director

On Tuesday, June 16, Densil R. Porteous was named interim executive director of Stonewall Columbus, succeeding AJ Casey. Casey began her role in January of 2019, taking over Karla Rotha who stepped down amid the fallout from the BlackPride4 arrests during Columbus Pride 2017. “We are thankful to AJ who helped guide us as we reopened […]

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LGBTQ+ Venture Capital Fund Names CEO

Susan Post Susan Post LGBTQ+ Venture Capital Fund Names CEO

Local venture firm LOUD Capital has found the leader of its LGBTQ+ community-focused venture fund the Pride Fund 1. Densil R. Porteous was named CEO of the $10 million fund that invests in early-stage and growth companies led by LGBTQ+ people. “From the inception of the fund, we realized we needed a dynamic representative of […]

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