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Friday, June 12, 2015

Check out video from Roots Pride's town hall meeting last night

Posted By on Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 5:36 PM

Last night marked Roots Pride Pittsburgh's first event, a town hall meeting that featured the voices of queer and trans people of color, among others in the local LGBT community.

The meeting came amid controversy over Delta's choice of Iggy Azalea as this year's Pride headliner (since replaced), and sparked a wider conversation about race, class and whether Pride is representative of those who are often left out of the conversation about LGBT rights. 

At the Hill District's Blakey Program Center, about 50 people gathered for a broad conversation about everything from the historical foundation of "Pride" — to the Delta Foundation and its claim to be the leading LGBT organization in the region. Here are some moments from last night's meeting:


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