Weeks after a viral video showing the assault of a young boy, supporters and LGBTQ+ youth and adults gathered for the first Pride celebration in Defiance, Ohio.
Amid signs of progress, Fremont Ohio Pride is scheduled as an all-day extravaganza from 12:30-9 p.m. July 10 at Walsh Park.
Staying in the closet leads us to wonder who we can trust and who will stop loving us if we live authentically as ourselves. It creates paranoia and distrust. It’s the opposite of community.
For LGBTQ+ residents in one of the state’s least populated counties, a Pride Month proclamation has been a source of dignity and joy, making them feel seen and heard. Now, with a new administration in the city of Upper Sandusky, they only feel a crushing blow.