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All Hands on Deck for HRC tomorrow night

The Human Rights Campaign is determined to preserve LGBTQ progress and defend our rights, which are at risk. Join friends and allies Aug. 17 at the Rochester Yacht Club, 6-9 p.m., to learn about HRC’s critical work to ensure equal rights and protection, and what we can do to help. Tickets are $100 and include 90-minute open bar, picnic-style [...]

Roc Pride 2017 draws thousands to parade, festival

Roc Pride 2017 draws thousands to parade, festival

The Pride Parade passes a rainbow crosswalk. Photo: Doug Meszler By Susan Jordan “Happy Pride” echoed down the length of Park Ave. on July 15, when 12,000 people cheered on the Pride Parade. With 130 units, it was the largest in Rochester Pride history. At least 10,000 people attended the two days of the Pride Festival, also the biggest [...]

Defying Gravity: Jess X Snow, Chrysanthemum Tran, and Wall Therapy

Defying Gravity: Jess X Snow, Chrysanthemum Tran, and Wall Therapy

by Rowan Collins Jess X Snow's finished mural // photo cred: Mark Deff   “I wanted to have our stories take up and reclaim the space that we have been denied for centuries.” I sat down with Jess X Snow on a drizzly Thursday during a rare, weather-induced lull in the frenzy of Wall Therapy’s week-long mural festival across the [...]

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