On Sunday June 16 several members and friends of the Green Party of Allegheny County took part in the annual Pittsburgh Pride Awareness March in downtown Pittsburgh.
In total seven people marched in the Green contingent and where enthusiastically cheered on by fellow parade goers and on lookers.
People yelled out, 'go Greens!' and 'Green Party!' as we walked by carrying our banner.
Photos from the event
The Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Butler County (Butler PFLAG) invited the Green Party to speak at their monthly meeting on Thursday, October 11.
Mr. Ed Bortz, a long time Green and former secretary of the Green Party of Allegheny County spoke at the event on various issues, including social justice and equality, and of course on LGBT issues.
Butler PFLAG was founded in 2010 and is part of Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians and Gays, a nationwide organization that “provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity” according to their website.
You can visit their website at: http://www.pflagbutler.com/
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