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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, & Intersex Brooklynites have traditionally crossed over the bridge to Manhattan seeking the gay community. In 1996 several Brooklynites looked to create a new opportunity, whereby local organizations, businesses, friends and supporters of equal rights for all could come together in solidarity and celebration and bring visibility to the multi-cultural gay community in the borough. A new organization was founded – Brooklyn Pride, Inc.

Over the years, Brooklyn Pride has grown to become the largest and most prominent organization serving Brooklyn’s LGBTQI+ community. Although Brooklyn Pride’s primary mission is to produce the borough’s annual pride events, the organization actively works to bring pride year round to every Brooklyn neighborhood.

Brooklyn Pride is a 501(c)(3) wholly volunteer-managed, tax-exempt, non-profit organization working for and on behalf of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex Brooklynites as well as all others who support the struggle for equality of this community. In the spirit of Stonewall, Brooklyn Pride welcomes the participation of all the residents of Brooklyn and the outer boroughs, regardless of age, creed, gender, gender identity, HIV status, national origin, physical, mental or development disability, race religion or sexual orientation.

Brooklyn Pride is a proud member of the International Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Coordinators (InterPride), a not-for-profit organization that provides support to over 200 groups that plan Pride events around the globe. Brooklyn Pride is also a member of Northeast Regional Pride (NERP), an association of Pride committees in the Northeast.
Basic Info Founded1997

LocationBrooklyn, New York P.O. Box 150508

Contact Info Emailbrooklynpride2014@gmail.com

Websitehttp://www.brooklynpride.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We're 906 of Brooklyn's Proudest

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 11:00 AM

    March in the Queens Pride Parade

    10 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 6:00 PM

    Kickoff Brooklyn Pride Week at the Rock Shop with Hot Rabbit

    9 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Monday, June 8, 2015 12:00 PM

    Flag Raising Ceremony at Borough Hall

    4 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Monday, June 8, 2015 6:30 PM

    Borough Hall Pride Week Reception

    18 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Thursday, June 11, 2015 6:30 PM

    Matt Shepard Is A Friend Of Mine Screening and Discussion

    6 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:00 PM

    Indie Music Showcase: Queer, Punk, & Proud!

    9 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Friday, June 12, 2015 6:30 PM

    Queer Memior: Strength

    5 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Saturday, June 13, 2015 8:00 AM

    Pride 5K Run

    8 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Saturday, June 13, 2015 11:00 AM

    Multicultural Festival

    16 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
  • Saturday, June 13, 2015 7:30 PM

    Twilight Prade

    9 of Brooklyn's Proudest attending
 
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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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