Mayor Holder Declares LGBT Pride Day

Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden recently signed a
proclamation declaring June 23, 2012, as LGBT Pride Day in the city-parish.

The mayor’s proclamation: “Whereas Baton Rouge is a city composed of a great variety of diverse people, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, languages and customs, and whereas the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered communities have contributed to the City-Parish of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge through active involvement in cultural and economic progress, now, therefore, I, Melvin 'Kip' Holden, Mayor-President of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge, hereby do proclaim June 23, 2012, as LGBT Pride Day.”

2012 Program
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Honorary Grand Marshal

The honoree Daphne MuShatt.  Daphne has generously donated her time and talent not just to Pride Fest but to many community causes.

6th Annual BR Pride 2012 Festival