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Pride Weekend recap

Pride Weekend was held August 26-28, 2016 in Erie PA. The weekend began with a Pride Kick-Off Drag Show held at the Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA. Performers at the drag show were Michelle Michaels, Misty Michaels Kall, Lovin Heart, Jill Jameson and Vicky Bendme.Saturday began with the March to Pridefest organized by NW PA Pride Alliance. The step off was at the Zone Dance Club. Parade units included NW PA Pride Alliance, Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie, Temple Anshe Hesed, LBT Women of Erie, Erie Democratic Coordinated Campaign, General Electric Transportation GLBTA Alliance, Ladyfest Erie, Northwestern High School GSA, Eerie Roller Girls, TransFamily of NWPA Transgender Support Group, and Community United Church. There were 152 people in the parade.

NW PA Pride Alliance, Identity in Edinboro Homecoming Parade

On Saturday, October 8, members of NW PA Pride Alliance and Identity, Edinboro University's LGBTQIA student group, marched in the Edinboro Homecoming Parade. The theme this year as Level Up - Classic Video Games. Season Crannell made themed decorations for the contingent to carry. The parade went through the campus of the university and the streets of Edinboro and was well-received.

Board Members sought for NW PA Pride Alliance, Inc

NWPA Pride Alliance is looking for applicants to fill positions with our board of directors. NWPA Pride Alliance is seeking to diversify its membership to best address the needs of the LGBT community, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identifications, marital status, ethnic backgrounds and educational experiences are welcome to apply. All positions are unpaid, volunteer positions. We are looking for people who want to become more involved with the LGBT community, working with our members to extend outreach to the community as a whole.

GEAE After Pride Party

The GEAE After Pride Party, held Aug. 27 at The Bourbon Barrel, 1213 State St, Erie PA, attracted over 100 people, who enjoyed free food and mechanical bull rides from 4:00-7:00PM. 
Photos are by Elaine Crandall and Erie Gay News co-editor Deb Spilko

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Erie County Department of Health (ECDH)
Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group
Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE)
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Lake Erie Counseling Associates
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