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Space Coast Pride Fest

Written by  Space Coast Pride, Team SCPA

Posted Sept. 19, 2015
LGBT cont'd.
Space Coast Progressive Alliance is pleased to be a supporter of Space Coast Pride, and will 'table' at the Space Coast Pride Festival on Saturday, Sept. 26 at EGAD Square & Eau Gallie Civic Center, 12 noon-6pm (Free admission!)
-- SCPA Editor

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SPACE COAST PRIDE
Fri-Sat-Sun Sept. 25-27, 2015
Eau Gallie Arts District
Melbourne, Florida

Full info, 2015 Pride Schedule:
http://www.spacecoastpride.org/2015-pride-schedule.html

Space Coast Pride: Our Festival will be bigger and better than ever. We are having the area's first LGBT Pride parade. And now we have expanded Space Coast Pride to three days of excitement! It begins with a VIP reception on Friday, September 25 followed by a Pride kick-off party. On Saturday, the Eau Gallie Arts District will host our festival and parade. There is also a special after-party at the Cold Keg that evening. Then we conclude with a Sunday brunch  at the  Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront, 2605 N A1A, Melbourne FL. 

Space Coast Pride news by Mike Halterman: … The first-ever Pride parade and festival will take place in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne, beginning at noon -- until 6pm (Sat. Sept. 26). The parade begins at 4pm and will take a path along Highland Avenue. Parade participants will have a chance to walk with a 100-foot section of the famous 'sea-to-sea' LGBT pride flag used during Key West Pride.

There are four special grand marshals for the Space Coast Pride Parade; the first is Barney Frank, the first openly gay man to serve in Congress. The other grand marshals are Mary Meeks, one of the attorneys instrumental in bringing marriage equality to Florida; documentary filmmaker Vicki Nantz; and Sabrina Taraboletti, a transgender rights activist who testified before Congress regarding the discrimination the transgender community still faces in America today.

After the parade and festival, there will be...

Space Coast Pride
http://www.spacecoastpride.org/

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