Pride Schedule

Event Date
2014 General Election Candidate Night Thu, Oct 2
2015 Picnic Sat, Jun 6

Latest Pride News

Candidate Night on October 2

Join NW PA Pride Alliance and other area LGBT organizations for a meet the candidates night on Tuesday, October 2 at 7 PM at First Niagara Bank Community Room, 801 State Street, Erie PA. please enter by the door on E. 8th St. This is a great way to get informed about the General Election, which is on Tuesday, November 4. Free refreshments will be provided! Meet with candidates who will be voting on issues relevant to our community.

Erie Pride Fest a Fun Day for All!

On Saturday,On Saturday, August 23, NW PA Pride Alliance held Erie Pride Fest. the day began with the Pride parade from the zone down to Perry square. About 150 people participated in the parade. Parade units included Erie Gay News, NW PA Pride Alliance, Inc., ACLU NW PA, Amisha Tribal Belly Dance, Marriage Equality for PA, Erie Sisters & Transgender Alliance of Western NY, Glass Growers Gallery, PFLAG Erie and Crawford Counties, PFLAG Butler, M & J’s Lounge, Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville, LBT Women of Erie, Jamestown Pride Society, and Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition.

REUNITED Drag Show at Dramashop

On Friday, August 22, Lovin Heart & DJ Tony G-Spot produced a joint fundraiser for Dramashop and NW PA Pride Alliance at Dramashop. REUNITED was the first time in a while Lovin & DJ Tony G-Spot hosted a show together as well as it was the first time in a while the performers had shared a stage. The show featured performances by Erie and Buffalo favorites Sasha Alexander, Jill Jamison, Britney Shea-Lace, Keeghan Getit, Cece Deshawn, Spike Flor, Diva D'Vyne-Island, Buffy Lynn Hayes, Fly Guy Shawn, Derion D'Vyne-Island, Mr. Manny, and Miss Erie 2014 Veronica Lace. Over $200 was raised for the two organizations. The evening also featured Lovin Heart, Veronica Lace, and Stephen Wells accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and issuing challenges of their own.

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2014 Major Donors - Thanks!


UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion


Dominic M. Sciamanda, DO
Erie Gay News
Hospice of Metropolitan Erie
Karpel Group
Persad Center


Cleis Press
Drenched Fur
Erie County Department of Health
Erie Sisters
Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE)
Lake Erie Counseling Associates

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