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New Stonewall Executive Director AJ Casey Hopes to Mend a Broken Community

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Stonewall Executive Director AJ Casey Hopes to Mend a Broken Community

AJ Casey is inheriting a bit of a mess. Come January, she’ll take over Stonewall Columbus as the organization’s newest executive director, succeeding Karla Rothan. Rothan was the Person In Charge for Pride 2017, during which four black trans individuals were arrested after a peaceful protest, and after which the local LGBTQ+ community was left […]

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Photos: 2017 Pride Parade

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: 2017 Pride Parade

Thousands crowded into Downtown Columbus during a very hot day for the annual Pride Parade this afternoon. This year’s festivities mark the return of the festival to the Riverfront, so the parade’s route was reversed to travel south on High Street, starting off in the Short North. — Editor’s Note by Walker Evans. For more […]

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Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Walker Evans Walker Evans Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Protestors at the annual PRIDE Parade and Festival are not an uncommon sight, and are typically present to showcase anti-LGBTQ sentiment. But one group today took to the street to protest for different reasons, and the event resulted in police intervention and the arrest of four protestors. According to a post published on the International […]

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The List: Local Businesses Celebrating Pride 2017

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The List: Local Businesses Celebrating Pride 2017

The Pride Parade is back this weekend. The parade and its participants are now almost 50 years away from the Stonewall riots that first spurred the annual bash, making it an event of celebration and remembrance. The riots, taking place on June 28, 1969, were part of an enough-is-enough fight against police harassment and discrimination. […]

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