Boston Pride announced today that it is is proudly co-sponsoring Pride:Â 40 Years of Protest &Â Celebration, a joint exhibition between the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE)Â and The History Project. The exhibition will be open from May 15-June 30, 2012 and will be free and open to the public from 9am-5pm at the Boston Center for Adult Education, located on 122 Arlington Street, Boston.
The pieces displayed in the exhibition showcase the immense cultural and political changes that have affected New Englandâ€™s LGBT communities over the decades. AccompanyingÂ Pride: 40 Years of Protest & CelebrationÂ will beÂ Fierce Pride: 1992,Â an exhibition of portraits taken during the 1992 Pride Celebration by Photographer Joel Benjamin. These never-before-exhibited portraits reflect the rich diversity of LGBT communities and the role of Pride in creating a safe space for self-expression.
The opening celebration of Pride: 40 Years of Protest & Celebration will be held on Friday, May 18th from 6-8pm and is themed, â€œSip the Rainbow.â€ The event is being held at the Boston Center for Adult Education and will feature three complimentary cocktails.
To register for the opening night celebration click here