Queens Pride celebration sees appearances from Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Sen. Schumer and more
The LGBTQ communtiy and their straight allies showed up in droves to celebrate at Queens Pride Sunday, the city`s second-largest Pride celebration each year in Pride Month, which is June. Queens Pride has been celebrated since 1993 and some say it`s one of the most diverse Pride celebrations in the tri-state area.
PIX11 Web Team
, Cristian Benavides
Posted at 8:06 PM, Jun 02, 2019
and last updated2019-06-02 23:01:12-04
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — The annual Queens Pride celebration kicked off with a parade early Sunday and by late afternoon, thousands packing the streets of Jackson Heights to celebrate the LGBTQ community.
Even politicians like Sen. Chuck Schumer, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, and City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer popped up to show support.