QUEENS CELEBRATES LGBTQIA+ PRIDE MONTH
The June 18 LGBTQIA+ Pride Month Celebration program was as follows:
- Introductions: Presented by Borough President Lee
- Moment of Silence: Honoring those who have died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Tribute to Lorena Borjas: Presented by Bianey Garcia, Justice Organizer, Make the Road.
- Remarks by Elected Officials: Presented by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (recorded), District Attorney Melinda Katz and State Assemblymember David Weprin
- Recorded remarks: Presented actor and Queens native John Leguizamo
- Performance: Presented by Miss LCA
- Panel Discussion: David Kilmnik, President & CEO of the LGBT Network, Theo Brown, Public Relations Officer for the Caribbean Equality Project, Jim Burke, Executive Director of Out Rockaway, and Mo George, Co-Chairperson of Queens Pride
- Questions & Answers
- Performances: Presented by Miss LCA and DJ Miss Happ