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Pride flags are held from the crowd during the 30th Anniversary OKC Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Cara Johnson).

Photos: OKC Pride Week events celebrate community, family and inclusiveness

Photos: OKC Pride Week events celebrate community, family and inclusiveness

“We’re out here to support everybody,” Oklahoma Atheists member Elyssa Mann said. “So many members of the LGBTQ community are atheists. We’re here to let people know that we exist.”

(Anna Schilling / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: OKC Pride reflects on 30th anniversary as it marches toward the future

“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”

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Martha Wash returns to OKC Pride with First Ladies of Disco concert

Wash, who performs at OKC Pride with First Ladies of Disco, was first exposed to the LGBT community as a background singer for Sylvester in the ’70s.

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Massive OKC Pride Week celebrations overshadow violence and fear

“My first year involved, I think we estimated 30,000 attendees, and last year, I think we estimated 70,000 over the three days,” Clark said. “That’s a big difference.”

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