Amber Desjardins (from left), Brandi Meseck and her fiance, Keisha McCray, dance together in Trinity Park during the third-annual Adirondack North Country LBGTQ Pride event, hosted by the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance, Saturday afternoon in Plattsburgh. Along with the parade through downtown Plattsburgh, the event also featured informational booths, live music by Joe Ferris, a drag show, and speeches by Assemblyman Billy Jones, Mayor Colin Read, Ron Zacchi from the New York Governor’s Office, SUNY Plattsburgh student Gwendolyn Thomas and keynote speaker Juli Grey-Owens, a New York Transgender Community Advocate. Pride’s goal is to bring together members of the LBGTQI+ community, family, friends and allies in a showing of solidarity and to promote love, acceptance, respect and unity.
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Adirondack North Country LGBTQ Pride