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Fort Lauderdale to Host First-Ever Pride of the Americas

By | 2020-01-14T17:00:34-05:00 January 14th, 2020|National, News|

The first-ever Pride of the Americas is a chance to hit the beach and join hundreds of thousands of individuals in bringing global attention to the inequalities LGBTQ communities faced in Latin America and the Caribbean. In partnership with Pride Fort Lauderdale, Pride, which will take place Tuesday, April 21, through Sunday, April 26, at locations across Greater Fort Lauderdale.
People from 35 countries and two continents are expected to attend Pride, which will feature an opening ceremony, an LGBTQ Health and Wellness Conference, a travel symposium, a runway fashion show, conference and transgender summit. Plus, Pride will feature daily sunset concerts, a beach party and a parade.
No performers have been named to play the event yet, though entertainment on multiple stages is expected.
For more information on Pride of the Americas, visit pridefortlauderdale.org.

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Jason A. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Wayne State University before joining Between The Lines as a contributing writer in 1999. Jason has received both the Spirit of Detroit Award (presented by the Detroit City Council) and the Media Award from the Community Pride Banquet & Awards Ceremony for his writing and activism. Jason is also an Essence magazine bestselling author having written the authorized biography "Strength Of A Woman: The Phyllis Hyman Story," which he released on his own JAM Books imprint.