Skip to Content

Pride Fest fosters diversity and understanding

By WALA Staff

Click here for updates on this story

    MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) — There was no rain for rainbows but there were plenty out at Cooper Riverside Park Saturday for Mobile Pride.

The group’s mission is to serve the LGBTQ community in southwest Alabama by celebrating equal rights, fostering diversity and understanding, and promoting physical, mental and spiritual health.

The group also used Saturday’s event to speak out against anti-gay and transgender legislation.

Prism United volunteer Donnie Lindsey said, “Love this organization. It does some really great things for the youth in this area. And really helps them have a safe space to explore their identities and just talk about developing as youth.”

Prism United also held a pride prom for area LGBTQ youth.

Mobile pride invests all proceeds towards community events.

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: CNN - Regional

Jump to comments ↓

CNN Newsource


KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content