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Boston Pride

NEWSLETTER - Vol. 3 No. 8 - September 2008

Dear friends,

Since 1971 Boston Pride has celebrated the successes and the struggles of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in New England and around the world. We honor the courage of those who took to the streets at Stonewall in 1969, the joy of the first same-sex couples in the US to legally say, "I do" four years ago, and those who lost their lives a few weeks ago at a Knoxville, Tenn. church for daring to post a "Gays Welcome" sign above their door.

Boston Pride reminds us all, "you are not alone."

The Boston Pride Committee organizes a week of highly successful Pride events each year, and we invite you to be a part of making it happen. With over 1 million participants sharing in the celebration throughout the week, you have an opportunity to begin organizing the fun now.

Help us plan a block party, book festival entertainers, coordinate media outreach or schedule volunteers. Are you interested in the environment? We even need volunteers to plan our green initiative.

We hope that you will join us. That you will work with us to ensure that future generations can take to the streets with joy. To ensure that discrimination against any member of our community is not tolerated. We hope that you will join us in hanging a "Welcome" banner across our city and to let others know, "you are not alone."

Like to apply or learn more? Email us at volunteer@bostonpride.org or join us at our regular meetings every other Tuesday starting on September 9th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wainwright Bank Community Room, 155 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA.

In Pride,

The Boston Pride Committee

About Boston Pride

The Boston Pride Committee is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Meet the Board of Directors and the Chairs of the Committee:

Keri Aulita - Vice President, Board of Directors

Cookie Belcamino - JP Block Party Chair

Sylvain Bruni - Board of Directors

Malcolm Carey - Board of Directors

Linda DeMarco - President, Board of Directors

Pierce Durkin - Clerk, Board of Directors

Kristie Helms - Board of Directors

Wilfred Labiosa - Board of Directors

"The Boston Pride Committee, serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied community, works to enhance the visibility of Boston's LGBT community through a week of events each June, in conjunction with year-round activities, to promote LGBT awareness, dignity, and understanding."

Web: www.BostonPride.org
Email: info@bostonpride.org
PrideLine: 617-262-9405

Photo Credits: Michael Anthony Fowler, Marilyn Humphries - Design: Sylvain Bruni

Boston Pride and the Boston Pride logo are registered service marks
of the New Boston Pride Committee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
Please review our Service Mark Policy for more information.

Copyright © 2008 The New Boston Pride Committee, Inc. All rights reserved.