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A Letter to the Community Welcome to The Power of Pride! This year marks the 38th annual Stonewall Columbus Pride Parade and Festival. With your participation, we have become the largest Pride celebration in the Midwest! We are thrilled to celebrate this momentous occasion with you! Fifty years ago, members of the LGBTQ community in New York’s Greenwich Village refused to succumb to yet another police raid of the Stonewall Inn. With their spontaneous act of rebellion against a system that would not accept them, they launched the Stonewall Riots and effectively ushered in the modern movement for LGBTQ+ rights. On June 28, 1970, the first Gay Pride marches took place in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago, commemorating the anniversary of the riots. Similar marches were organized in other cities. Today, Pride events are held annually throughout the world toward the end of June to mark the Stonewall riots. Stonewall Columbus is proud to continue this mighty tradition by recognizing The Power of Pride as our 2019 theme. When we held the first Columbus Pride march back in 1981, there were only a couple hundred people in attendance. Today, more than 500,000 marchers and spectators will take over the streets of Columbus to pay tribute to all who fought and died for this cause, and to salute all who live and continue the march toward full equality. That is The Power of Pride. We also understand that every Pride is somebody’s first Pride. Countless are the stories of people who found courage to stand in their authentic truth as a result of attending this event. Countless parents attend to celebrate the lives of their LGBTQ+ children. Countless people of faith attend to hold space for that spirit of love that has the power to unite a community, or simply uplift a questioning soul. Countless are the reasons to continue to stand with the courageous, adventurous, creative, rebellious individuals who count on Pride to be that unique intersection where authentic individuality meets extended community.

INDEX 3 Letter to the Community 5-7 Pride Events 10-12 Government Citations & Resolutions 24-25 community Honorees 26-27 grand marshal 28

Grab a drink & Go GREEN!

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Parade Route Map

30-31 Festival Map 32-33 Festival Entertainment 34

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Trailblazers & Family Area

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Ride & Relax

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Be Safe, Be Neighborly

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About Stonewall

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Stonewall & Pride Teams

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Promote Your Pride

In this cherished space, we are at once free to be ourselves and privileged to be part of a movement that is greater than ourselves alone. The true Power of Pride is that it frees us from shame or guilt and gives us power to keep moving toward the highest aspirations of our lives. Today, let’s commemorate our historic victories even as we remember those who have given everything for this cause. Let’s all embrace the spirit of a united and thriving community and continue to demonstrate The Power of Pride! Happy Pride, everybody! - Stonewall Columbus Board of Trustees and Staff

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PRIDE EVENTS STONEWALL COLUMBUS

saturday, JUNE 1st, 2019 Check-In @ 10AM Bikes Out @ 11:15AM

CHECK-IN LOCATION BAKE ME HAPPY • 106 E Moler St, Columbus

Be Yourself and Ride with Pride! Bring your friends! The Poker Run will end at Club Diversity for a celebration and Mikey’s Late Night Slice Pizza! $25 Registration covers the ride, pizza and entry to Columbus Pride 2019. PROCEEDS BENEFIT STONEWALL COLUMBUS

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Sunday, JUNE 2nd, 2019 Check-In 9:00AM Ride Departs 10:00AM LOCATION Paradise Garage • 921 N High St, Columbus All riders can enjoy this non-competitive, two hour ride. Pre-registration is encouraged, however walk-ins are welcome. $25 registration covers the ride, a treat, Goody Boy brunch and entry to the Pride 2019 Festival and Parade. Proceeds benefit Columbus Pride

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PRIDE EVENTS

TRANS MARCH Columbus Pride invites everyone to march with and for our Transgender and Non-Binary community. We will unite and take to High Street and show the city that we are smart, we are beautiful, and we are HERE to stay! If you’d like to march with us, please come to the Ohio Statehouse at 7:30pm on June 14th. The march will begin at 8pm heading south on High Street and then west on Main StREET ending at the Columbus Pride Festival. This march is of the community and for the community. It is a true march, and not a parade. There are no sponsors and no corporations. Security will be provided by wonderful members of PFLAG

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Special Guest: 'Grey’s Anatomy' star

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Honoring our 2019 Stonewall COlumbus Pride Grand Marshal

sponsored by:

Andrew Levitt (a.k.a. Nina West)

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EXHIBITIONS

TIME WARP | May 17–June 22 Mixed Media Fiber Art by Boisali Biswas

ARTISTIC VOICES | June 3–29 Creations from Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Community Centers

CLASSES

SESSION 4 | July 8–August 31 Registration opens on June 15 at 8:30 a.m. Visit us at the corner of Main St. and 2nd St.

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about the artist: Rae Senarighi Rae is a transgender non-binary artist currently based in Madison, WI. His portrait series, TRANSCEND, celebrates transgender and non-binary individuals throughout the world who are living their lives openly, choosing integrity over safety. Rae came to Columbus, Ohio in May to paint a mural of these beautiful 12 people who identify as Transgender or Gender non-conforming. This mural is based on a photo taken by Briden Schueren. The photo and mural is designed to show that Trans identifying people are beautiful, strong, unique and valued.

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community honorees The extraordinary activists in this photo and painting are being honored for their willingness to stand tall, speak out, and represent the community. Join us in thanking these tremendous individuals for their work in Central Ohio. The painting is currently on display at Stonewall Columbus, along with the artwork of several local Trans and Queer artists. This display will remain in the gallery through Pride season and the completed painting will permanently reside at Stonewall Columbus.

ANDIE RUGGLES – He is a drag and burlesque performer who is also gender non-conforming. He has spent years advocating and raising money through his craft for charities. Bottom Row L to R

FLATTY PATTY – A visual and political artist that uses her body to produce art that talks about social issues surrounding trans and non-binary people. BRIDEN SCHUEREN - A trans activist that through his art tells stories about acceptance, diversity, growth, and change to try and bring awareness. He has traveled the world sharing his story and advocating for equality, in schools, businesses, and public spaces.

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EILEEN GAVIN – A burlesque dancer of 8 years who has used her talents to bring awareness to trans rights.

JENNIFER HUDDLESTON – a RN in the community and serves on several diversity panels.

ELLIOT TANG – Working to bring light to the trans community at large, making sure our voices are heard.

DEVON AYERS – Working towards equality and holding folks accountable for the atrocities that happen in our criminal justice system.

ASHTON COLBY – A body-positive yoga instructor focused on creating representation for transgender individuals.

FELICIA DeROSA – Local artists who uses her work to bring awareness to gender inequality and issues. JODY DAVIS – She is a veteran who currently sits on the board of Equality Ohio.

HANNAH SCHWAB – She is a member of the Pride Committee and has been for a few years. Hannah also works within her office space to help create a more inclusive work environment for thousands of people that she works with. TY CRENSHAW – Ty is a firefighter and paramedic. He also owns his own business providing security for queer events.

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grand marshal

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Nina West was named “The

Giving back and uplifting those unable to lift

Pride of Season 11” on RuPaul’s Drag Race, however

themselves is something he was taught at a young

she has been The Pride of Columbus for much, much

age. Through the tradition of the collection

longer. Nina West, a persona brought to life by

of tips for charity during the encore, the West

Andrew Levitt, has graced the Columbus Drag seen

Family shows began raising money for charities

for nearly two decades. She is best known for her

and organizations having a direct impact on the

amazing theatrical performances, unparalleled

quality of life for the LGBTQ+ community. “The

comedy, and deep love for the community second

more I did it the more I found the power of what

to no one. Stonewall Columbus can think of no

I was doing,” says Andrew. The Family would take

one more perfect to serve as the 2019 Stonewall

the crumpled dollar bills and stuff them into

Columbus Pride parade & Festival Grand Marshal.

shoeboxes and trash bags to hand to the charity

Andrew Levitt began drag as what he called a “one-time thing” for an end of the semester event

representatives after the show. These funds averaged about $1,500 each performance.

at his school, Denison University. After school let

As drag became increasingly mainstream, Nina and

out Andrew turned to his soon-to-be Drag Mother

her drag family’s popularity continued to grow.

Virginia West. What followed was a few shows

The idea that drag queens could legitimately

to earn a little extra cash. Little did Andrew

fundraise became more and more possible and even

know, Nina West would grow into everything he

welcomed. In 2015, Andrew Levitt created “The Nina

had ever dreamed.

West Fund” at The Columbus Foundation. The fund

As Nina West grew in popularity, Andrew knew he wanted to stay true to his values. His desire to use drag as a platform from which to

has helped support Kaleidoscope Youth Center, Ronald McDonald House, Equitas Health, Planned Parenthood, Family Pride Network, and the ACLU.

instigate, implement, and support change

Nina West has been bringing Columbus, OHio joy and

and progress within our community was

laughter for nearly twenty years. While she may

at the forefront. “This was during the Bush

not be just a Columbus celebrity anymore - she is

administration, Defense of Marriage Act, Don’t

still our Super Star. Congratulations Andrew on

Ask, Don’t Tell. I wanted to know why wasn’t

all of your accomplishments. Your city is proud

anyone talking about these things in a night club,”

of you, your community loves you, and now the

Andrew said. “People were being talked at about

nation is in awe of you!

important topics instead of being talked with.” this inspired Andrew’s mission to make genuine connections and engage with the community on a greater level.

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GO GREEN! As part of our Go Green initiative, we are working with our sponsors to place recycling containers around the park so that we can stay green while we

celebrate the community! Thank you for all that you do to support our Go Green initiative by being responsible and eco-friendly patrons of Pride 2019!

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RIVER STAGE AT GENOA PARK

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12:00pm 1:30pm 2:15pm 3:05pm 3:30pm 4:20pm 4:45pm 5:45pm 6:45pm

Donna Mogavero Band Brody Ray Tracy Walker Band Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus 50 Year Tribute Fabulous Johnson Brothers 2019 Pride Parade Awards Shaun Booker Band Debby Holiday presents “Live Queens of Rock” Steve Grand

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DJ K-Wild Columbus Women’s Chorus, Capital Pride Band & Flaggots Ohio 2019 Columbus Pride Drag Cast HIT M ENT

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VIP & the app

Are you a PRIDE VIP?

Why not consider becoming a PRIDE VIP this year? This Exclusive VIP area is located inside Cultural Arts Center and boasts

a fabulous fresh air patio. VIP’s can take a break from the crowds to enjoy a full bar, food, air conditioning and restroom facilities. The lounge is open Saturday from 12-6pm. You also get 2 free tickets to the Pride Brunch honoring grand

marshal, Andrew Levitt (a.k.a. nina west) on Sunday, June 16th. A one-time payment of $600 gets you in! SPONSORED BY:

DOWNLOAD the APP TODAY!

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TRAILBLAZERS & FAMILY TRAILBLAZERS TENT for LGBTQ+ ADULTS 50+ Saturday 11:00AM -6:00PM Join Stonewall Columbus’ Central Ohio Group for LGBTQ Adults 50+ in a tent with plenty of seating right in the middle of the action near the Main Stage in Bicentennial Park! This tent boasts plenty of shade and seating so you can enjoy the Festival and keep cool! Join the Stonewall Trailblazers for fun and informative activities throughout the year for mix & mingle events, the ballet, seminars, road trips & more!

stonewallcolumbus.org/trailblazers SPONSORED BY:

DOOLEY&COTEAM

The Stonewall Columbus Trailblazer Program is made possible by a generous grant from the Legacy Fund of The Columbus Foundation.

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Growing Up with Pride

This area is reserved for LGBTQ+ families and friends. It provides a safe, fun environment at the pride festival on saturday afternoon where kids can enjoy general play, arts & crafts and more!

Saturday: 12:00PM -4:00PM • Blue Jackets Bounce House • Family picnic area • dress up photos • family arts & crafts ...and MORE! SPONSORED BY:

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ride & relax

Relaxation Stations Feeling a little overwhelmed by all the fun? Then stop by one of our relaxation stations. Have a seat in the shade and enjoy some people-watching as you catch your breath. Hang out as long as you’d like! Tables and chairs are available to enjoy all of the great festival food.

sponsored by:

ON SALE NOW! We request a $5 donation for each day that you attend. You can purchase dog tags at a variety of businesses here in Columbus, at the Stonewall Columbus tent inside the festival, online at columbuspride.org/store or from one of our FABULOUS pride spirit team members at the parade! A limited number of dog tags and wristbands are available. get 'em before they're gone! Stop by the stonewall tent and learn all about the benefits of becoming a member of stonewall columbus.

LOOKING FOR THE OFFICIAL COLUMBUS PRIDE APPAREL?

You can find Official Pride apparel online (columbuspride.org/store) or exclusively at the Traxler Custom Printing tent, conveniently located in the center of the action on the rich street bridge!

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be safe, be neighborly

PRIDE SAFETY TIPS

PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THE SAFETY TIPS BELOW: • LISTEN TO POLICE & PRIDE SECURITY. THEY ARE THERE TO KEEP YOU SAFE • PACE YOURSELF • STAY HYDRATED • DO NOT LEAVE YOUR DRINK UNATTENDED • LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME • KEEP THE PARKS CLEAN • USE THE TRASH AND RECYCLING RECEPTACLES • PARK LEGALLY • BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AT ALL TIMES • QUICKLY VACATE THE PARKS WHEN THE FESTIVAL CLOSES • OUTSIDE ALCOHOL AND COOLERS ARE NOT PERMITTED • BE RESPECTFUL

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Bringing 100 percent

every day

At Cardinal Health, having an inclusive environment where our employees can bring 100 percent of themselves to work each day is key to innovation and helps us make healthcare more cost-effective so our customers can focus on their patients. Cardinal Health is proud to be a sponsor of the Stonewall Columbus Pride 2019. We recognize and thank Stonewall Columbus for its outstanding efforts to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality.

cardinalhealth.com Š 2019 Cardinal Health. All Rights Reserved. CARDINAL HEALTH, the Cardinal Health LOGO, and ESSENTIAL TO CARE are trademarks of Cardinal Health and may be registered in the US and/or in other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Lit. No. 5HR19-945029 (4/2019)

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We have pride!

At OhioHealth, we have pride in the ways we value the diversity of our patients, associates, physicians, volunteers and visitors. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion reflects our values and runs to the core of our founding as a faith-based not-for-profit organization. Appreciating each other’s differences and treating one another with respect are important elements of our culture and in fulfilling our mission.

Visit us at OhioHealth.com/Careers Š OhioHealth Inc. 2019. All rights reserved. FY19-320877-2. 04/19.

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At Huntington, we believe that the strongest communities are the ones in which every voice is heard. Because a diversity of perspective, experience and ideas just leads to better all-around outcomes for everyone. That’s why we’re proud to support the LGBT community and their allies. And that’s why we say to every customer and colleague who walks through our doors, Welcome.

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I think that the most important thing a woman can have next to talent, of course – is her hairdresser ~ Joan Crawford ~

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about stonewall columbus how it all started

Stonewall Columbus was created out of the need for a full-time gay advocacy organization in Central Ohio. For 38 years, Stonewall Columbus has grown in order to meet the needs of both the LGBTQ and the greater Columbus community on our issues of advocacy, education, and community building.

where we are

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The Stonewall Columbus community center is located in the heart of the Short North Arts District and is the first community center in Central Ohio. After extensive renovations, Stonewall Columbus reopened in spring 2019 and continues to host classes, art exhibits, community events and meetings, counseling, and more. We can't wait for you to see our new space!

WE'RE HERE FOR YOU!

Stonewall Columbus continually expands programming for community members seeking a variety of services and activities. In addition to ongoing support groups, we also offer services to connect others in a safe and comfortable environment.


stonewall & pride teams STONEWALL COLUMBUS STAFF AJ CASEY

Executive Director

SABRINA BOYKIN Pride Coordinator

KATHY CROWE

Marketing & Communications Director

MICHELE FREGONAS Senior Operations Manager

pride committee Scott SChopper Festival Chair

Rick Harrison Parade Chair

Committee Members Mea Anderson

Barry Bassetti Kevin Brammer Amy Bruce

JEANNE HEALD

Janine Dunmyre

xavier coleman

Jon Houze

Development Director

attendant

Ryan Scarlata Pride Assistant

STONEWALL COLUMBUS BOARD OF TRUSTEES Rob Podlogar President

Gabriel Mastin Vice-President

Lauren Dupuis

Dominic Imondi Kelly Jaeger

Robert Jones

Sharon Kellum Mike Krall

Alyson Lowe

Traci Mcclain Mark Miller Ken Perdue

Mitch Peters

Joshua Snyder-Hill

Chad Pritchard

Gerry Rodriguez

Hannah Schwab

Treasurer

Secretary

Roger Dudley Pride Liaison

MEMBERS

Troy Alvarado

Jeffrey Carter Rini Das

Dominiece Hoelyfield Carol Manley Jonah Minot

Andrew Moss Rod Myers

Briden Schueren

Michael Smithson Lucille Toth

Linda Schuler John Sowers

Johnathan Thacker Jeffrey Tilley Brian Zuber

Spirit Team

Cameron Askinson Destiny Ault-Burton Anthony Bernard Kathlena Broughton Viktor Elick Brian Elliot Matty Gabbert Elizabeth Gaines Jean Harkness Kelise Hernandez Logan Jaymes Manny Kelly

Chris Larson Anthony Neff Amy Phipps Tevon Porter Chad Pritchard Latoya Rawls Michael Shugert Tyler Stegner Jennifer Stevenson Cody Stone Andee Terry Scott Ward

PRIDE IN TRAINING (P.I.T.) CREW Daniel Adams Gabriela Alvarez Alicia Baca Dana Beverly Chelssie Breece Kirsten Carroll Kathy Clevenger Jeffrey Clinehens Brenda Crumley-Gorman Frenci De La Cruz Audrey DeVault Randy Dunham Nick Eichler Noel Green Ziad Hamama Elaine Hauser Michael Hernandez James Hudak Ricky Jude Robin Keegan Carl Kulpa Gary Lee Berenice Mallet Daniel Mallet Julia McCafferty Rob McDougal Christopher Menhorn Melissa Metzger Josie Metzger Mike Miller Darla Moore Siddant Patil Kaylee Powers Carol Rand Bruce Reedy Jacob Rollins Cande Rybecky Melanie SChopper Lauren Shull Alexa Solages Craig Turner Matthew Wilmot

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promote your pride IT'S NOT TOO EARLY TO PLAN YOUR SPONSORSHIP FOR PRIDE 2020! Talk to us about adding your business or organization to the growing list of sponsors of this huge annual event. We offer sponsorship opportunities at a variety of levels to meet the needs of small, medium and large companies and organizations. Highlight your business at this tremendous cultural event and let the LGBTQ+ community know you support and welcome them.

GET NOTICED AT PRIDE!

We offer NEW PRIDE advertising opportunities that allow businesses to secure highly visible signage with premium placement locations throughout the festival! The Rich Street Bridge Banner sign is a 20’ x 10’ full color banner placed on the Rich Street Bridge over the Scioto River. This is so exclusive that only Stonewall Columbus Pride has done it before! The Bridge Banner gets noticed!

YOUR BUSINESS HERE!

The Festival Pole Sign is an illuminated 3’ x 6’ full color rigid vertical sign. Showcase your business or organization throughout the festival with this affordable option!

or here!

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THANKS TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS! Silver Sponsors MEMBER FDIC

Bronze Sponsors DOOLEY&COTEAM

Patron Sponsors

Supporter Sponsors

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THANKS TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS! BEVERAGE SPONSOR

PLATINUM SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSORS

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The Official 2019 Stonewall Columbus Pride Guide  

Pride Guide for the 38th Annual Stonewall Columbus Festival and Parade. The event takes place June 14-16, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. For more i...

The Official 2019 Stonewall Columbus Pride Guide  

Pride Guide for the 38th Annual Stonewall Columbus Festival and Parade. The event takes place June 14-16, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. For more i...