LGBT Augusta parades its powerful Pride

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As if you need another sign that the LGBT movement is moving ever forward, gay Georgia’s own Augusta and the smiling faces of its ever-expanding Pride festival and parade deliver.

Partiers hit the Augusta Common on Friday for a dance party, then they hit historic Broad Street on Saturday for the parade on the way back to the Common for the festival. Entries in the parade represented the gamut of gay life in the city, from signs celebrating legal marriage equality in Georgia to social organizations, churches to bars and beyond.

With summer rains at the tail end of the celebrations, Augusta Pride organizers shared a literal rainbow of thanks for an estimated 10,000 festival goers and supporters.

 

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We may have had to end the festival 15 minutes early this year because of summer rain, but you made our sixth annual…

Posted by AUGUSTA PRIDE on Saturday, June 27, 2015

 

Photos by Russ Youngblood

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