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Lismore is getting set to celebrate diversity with Pride Month

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‘Lismore and the rainbow region’s vibrant LGBTIQ+ community invites everyone to join with them in celebrating pride, diversity and belonging. A community-driven organisation promoting creativity, inclusivity and cultural expression,’ said a spokesperson for Project Pride. 

Project Pride Lismore 2023. Photo www.projectpridelismore.com.au

Project Pride Lismore will celebrate the first eight days of Pride Month, June 1–8, with a  packed program of events, culminating in the Lantern Parade on 22 June that features the Q-lanterns symbolising pride unity and diversity.

Project Pride Lismore is in its second year and is an initiative of a grass-roots group of community members, illuminating the community and celebrate diversity. Events planned include everything from book readings to art exhibitions and dance parties,

Project Pride Lismore 2023. Photo www.projectpridelismore.com.au

‘The events are as colorful and diverse as the community,’ said Alex Jackson one of the founding members of Project Pride Lismore. 

‘Project Pride Lismore is a community-driven organisation dedicated to promoting creativity, inclusivity, and cultural expression. Through workshops, events, and collaborative projects, Project Pride Lismore aims to illuminate the community and celebrate diversity.

‘It’s so great to be back again this year with more events and participation from the Lismore community. There’s something to suit everyone’s tastes.’

Find more information about Project Pride Lismore at: www.projectpridelismore.com.au.

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