Thursday, May 19, 2022

This Week in Photos: Pride (Oct. 9, 2020)

The fifth annual Pride Parade was unlike any the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance held before. But its message was the same — Pride is here to stay.

Audrey Lapinski / Cardinal Points

This year’s Pride Parade was a rolling parade where participants met at the Durkee Street
parking lot to decorate their cars with Pride decorations before driving through the
parade’s route, which ended at the U.S. Oval. New guidelines were in place in order to get
the parade approved. Everyone had to wear masks, stay socially distant as well as stay
by their cars once they reached the Oval.

Audrey Lapinski / Cardinal Points

Once everyone reached the Oval, Plattsburgh maroyal candidates Chris Rosenquest and Scott Beebie as well Plattsburgh Town Supervisor Michael Cashman spoke in front of the socially distant crowd and spoke about the importance of celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride in Plattsburgh. Afterward, the parade’s traditional drag show was performed.

Audrey Lapinski / Cardinal Points

“Representation in our community matters. The diversity in our community matters. Showing our pride and our diversity goes a long way. It’s what we need in our community to show we are a family. We are blended. We are different. That representation goes a long way to explain who we are here in the North Country,” Rosenquest said to the crowd.

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