Sometimes in news, the first information isn’t always the best.
That’s the case with the announcement today that the Atlanta Pride Festival will be held in late June 2009.
Yesterday, Project Q Atlanta reported that the festival was set for June 19-21, based on information posted on the Atlanta Pride Committee’s web site. But apparently, those dates were released prematurely and Pride officials retracted them this morning.
In a release issued earlier today, Pride formally announced the dates—this time, for real—June 26-28. Those dates return the festival to its traditional late June home and put it on the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the event pointed to as the beginning of the modern gay civil rights era.
Read the full story from Project Q Atlanta.
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