June is LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, plus) Pride Month, a time when to honor the progress made to LGBTQ+ equality, celebrate diversity in LGBTQ+ identities, and acknowledge the barriers that continue to prevent LGBTQ+ people from realizing true equity.
In honor of June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Greenwich is hosting a community gathering on Sunday, June 12 at 12:00 noon at Town Hall.
Participating in the event are Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, members of the Board of Selectmen, Reverend Dr. Cheryl McFadden of Christ Church, along with other officials, religious leaders, community members, families and allies.
The event will include a Pride flag raising, a reading of the Pride proclamation and to hear from local elected officials, religious leaders, and community members.
Also on display will be a local art show with Pride-themed paintings made by students at the local middle and high schools in town.
An ice cream truck will also be serving treats to all in attendance.
Greenwich Town Hall is located at 101 Field Point Road in Greenwich.