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Middletown holds first ever Pride parade


A first in Middletown on Saturday; The city held a Pride celebration, showing support for the LGBTQ community. 

There was a parade through downtown. The streets were packed with people, waving the rainbow flag. 

Related: Middletown plans first-ever Pride parade festival

This is the only pride parade held in the state during the month of June, which is Pride month. 

2019 is a significant year for pride because it’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which is considered the birth event of the modern LGBTQ rights movement. 

Related: Connecticut Sun to wear “Be True” shoes from Nike to celebrate Pride month


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