Beaumont, Texas Planning First Pride Celebration


Details of the envisioned event are sketchy, but the hope is to stage an event that is family-friendly by day with adult entertainment at night.

The event “is our opportunity show Southeast Texas that we’re proud of who we are, proud to be part of this community and that the community is proud of us,” said Chance Henson, a Legacy Resource Center community health worker involved in the planning.

As soon as June, rainbow flags will fly as the community and its allies walk down Broadway Street toward Orleans Pub in downtown Beaumont, culminating with an event fashioned after the Boomtown Film and Music Festival.

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