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Carol Channing, Julie Newmar and Fifth Harmony Will Join Other Celebrities to Wish Boston a “Happy Pride” Week

Boston Pride Facebook Page to Post Celebrity Videos Daily throughout Pride Week To Celebrate 45TH Anniversary: #WickedProud

Celebrities including Tony-award winning actress, singer and comedian Carol Channing, Julie Newmar, the original Catwoman, and the American girl group Fifth Harmony are lining up to send their best wishes to Boston Pride for this year’s 45th Anniversary: “WickedProud.” Starting on the first day of Pride Week, Friday, June 5, Boston Pride will post a daily celebrity greeting to the Facebook page with customized messages to the LGBT community. 2015 Boston Pride Week is June 5 – 14.

This is the fifth year that Boston Pride will be posting celebrity videos in support of Pride Week and the local LGBT community. Boston Pride now has a collection of more than 50 celebrity greetings featuring the highly viewed videos of Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Whoopi Goldberg, the Kardashians and Lady Gaga.

“The celebrity support we have received over the past five years is truly gratifying,” said Sylvain Bruni, Boston Pride President. “We are thrilled that celebrities from all over the world are sending ‘Happy Pride’ wishes especially during this special year when we are celebrating our 45th anniversary.”

To view the unique videos each day throughout Pride Week be sure to check the Boston Pride Facebook Page and website www.bostonpride.org For real time news and exclusive updates download the app for your iPhone or Android today. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @BostonPride and on Instagram @Boston.Pride

About Boston Pride
Boston Pride produces events and activities to achieve inclusivity, equality, respect, and awareness in Greater Boston and beyond. Fostering diversity, unity, visibility and dignity, we educate, communicate and advocate by building and strengthening community connections. Kicking off June 5 through June 14, Boston Pride will host ten days of events and activities that bring people together from all walks of life to celebrate diversity. Opening with the Annual Flag Raising Ceremony at City Hall, Pride Week 2015 will also include the Boston Pride Gala, Pride Day @ Faneuil Hall, the Human Rights Forum, Queeraoke, Pride Night @ Fenway Park, the Boston Pride Festival and Parade, the Pride Youth Dance, the Back Bay Block Party, and the JP Block Party. The theme of this year’s Pride celebration is “45th Anniversary – #WickedProud.”

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