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Month Is Here! By Chad Hundley 2015 Lexington Pride Festival Chair

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“Don’t be afraid to let them show, your true colors. True colors are beautiful like a rainbow.” Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly t’s time to let your colors show

Joining our existing sponsors we

rounding out the entertainment, in

and be PROUD of who you

also have Lexington Fairness, Cincy

addition to Sick of Sarah, Nhojj,

are! Some people find that Pride is

Apparel, and Lexington Fayette

Bridge 19, Alcatraz Shakedown, and

the only time they feel completely

County Health Department coming in

the popular DJ Battle between DJ ea

comfortable with who they are, and

as Blue Level sponsors. At our Green

and DJ Brady! We also have many

still we have some that will not “come

Level we have Macy’s, Woodland

more activities for the children as

out” the day of Pride because they

Christian Church, and The Campbell

well this year, so be sure to check

are too nervous about being seen by

House. The Campbell House is the

them out as well.

someone that they may know and

host hotel for our entertainers and is

The fundraising committee has

being outed. It is also sad to see that

giving a group rate discount to any

been busy the past month with

some in our own community do not

and all booking their rooms before

the wrapping up of Pride’s two

feel the love and acceptance within

Thursday, June 11. When booking

biggest fundraisers: the Mr. and

our “big family.” I want to tell you

your room, please use discount code:

Miss Lexington Pride Pageant and

that this year we have worked hard

PRD. More Yellow Sponsors include

the Sixth Annual Bachelor and

to have something for everyone, and

LexMark, Fairness Campaign, Bill

Bachelorette Auction. I am pleased

that everyone will be able to feel

Cole Photography, and Beauty &

to report on the success of the Mr.

loved and accepted on this day of

Elegance Designs. Last but not

and Miss Lexington Pride Pageant

the year especially.

least, our Orange Level grows with

that was held on Sunday, April 26,

We are so excited to have many

the additions of Bluegrass United

at Bogart’s Lounge at The Campbell

more sponsors coming in since last

Church of Christ, Torso Menswear,

House. We had two male and three

month and joining our festivities at

and Hustler Hollywood. Thank you

female contestants and all of them

the festival! First of all, I want to

to all of our sponsors!

brought their best in competition.

make a very important correction to

With many of our entertainers

I am happy to introduce to you

my article last month. It was printed

already announced, we can’t forget

the newly crowned Mr. Lexington

that “WEKY” was a media sponsor,

the locals that will be returning to

Pride 2015, AJ Allen Montrese, and

but it should have said “WEKU.”

the stage as well. We are happy to

Miss Lexington Pride 2015, Phoxee

We apologize for the misprint and

have SisterSound ladies ensemble,

Roxx! Please make sure you get your

are very excited to have WEKU as a

Louisville

Chorus,

pictures made with them the day of

Blue Level sponsor this year! Thank

Company Q theatre troupe, and

the festival as they will be out and

you for your support, 88.9 WEKU!

March Madness Marching Band

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LinQ is the only monthly magazine that focuses on Kentucky LGBT issues.

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