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Pride of the Folk: A Conversation on LGBTQ+ Tradition in the Yakima ValleyJoin us for an in-depth conversation about LGBTQ+ traditions and identity in the Yakima Valley. This discussion will explore the work and experiences of Yakima Valley-based LGBTQ+ artists. It will also examine the local organizations, such as Yakima Pride, are cultivating new traditions that affirm and support the area’s LGBTQ+ community. Presented in partnership with …
Joshua Hastings and Andrew Peneku at Coming Out: To Learn! An event to celebrate National Coming Out Day at Heritage University. (Leann Jones, Yakima Herald-Republic)
Hundreds turn out for Yakima Pride celebration YAKIMA, Wash. - Hundreds turned out for Yakima's annual pride celebration Saturday. For the first time, Yakima Pride had a parade that went throughout downtown Yakima. They also had service vendors, keynote speakers and entertainers at Performance Park. This year Yakima Pride will also become a non-profit organization. Organizers say their main goal is to fight for equal rights for everyone. "Love is love and everyone is equal. Everyone has a deserving right for their equal rights.