June 2015. Photos by Jennifer Bedford, Jen Bonin, and Jack Hartwein-Sanchez.
Find your way around Providence on Saturday, June 20 with the official map of the 2015 RI PrideFest and Illuminated Night Parade.
Please join Rhode Island Pride in this commitment: As diverse and varied as we are as individuals, we must stand together, IndiVISIBLE, towards liberty, justice, and equality for all.
In 1976, Billy Mencer Ackerly marched in Rhode Island’s first Gay Pride Parade. In 2015, we celebrate his 40th consecutive march.
The annual Born This Way Prom has been gaining popularity thanks to its founder and champion, Pam Goff.
Since its inception 25 years ago, AIDS Care Ocean State (ACOS) has facilitated safe, inclusive, and welcoming spaces for LGBTQIA individuals.