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Waco Pride to host 'OUT and PROUD Dance' in honor of 50th anniversary of Stonewall Uprising

Posted at 3:28 PM, Jun 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-22 16:36:28-04

Waco Pride will hold a dance on June 29 in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising .

The group's first "OUT and PROUD Dance" happens next Saturday, June 29 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Brazos Theatre, located at 7524 Bosque Blvd., Suite Q, in Waco.

Organizers say they will have light snacks, music and a short program to remember the uprising. The Stonewall Uprising was a series of riots that started on June 28, 1969 when police raided a gay bar in Greenwich Village. It's remembered as a turning point in the gay rights movement.

Waco Pride also plans to reveal its "OUT on the Brazos logo contest" winner at the dance. The group received a dozen submissions. The top three will be up for public vote at the dance and on wacopride.org.

Dance tickets can be purchased at the door or online for $5. Students with a valid Student ID will get in free. Guests can also bring their own alcohol with a valid ID. Members of the LGBTQ Community and Allies are welcome to attend, said organizers.

For more information, you can contact info@wacopride.org or follow the group on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter at @WPrideNetwork.