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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

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 or follow the group on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter at @WPrideNetwork.