SEATTLE — Thousands of people packed downtown Seattle for the 43rd annual Pride Parade, and the weekend marked the second anniversary of when same-sex marriage was made legal throughout the U.S.
The theme for this year’s pride celebration was “Indivisible,” and KIRO 7 livestreamed the entire event starting at 11 a.m.
Here's additional information about Sunday's event:
The Seattle Pride Parade went along Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle, beginning at Union Street and running north to Denny Way.
The parade's announcers booth and media viewing area were located at Westlake Park on Fourth Avenue between Pike and Pine Streets. ADA viewing areas were available at Westlake Plaza and on the east side of Fourth Avenue and Bell Street. ASL interpreters were available at the Westlake Park announcer stage and the Fourth Avenue and Bell Street announcer stage.
From the Westlake Stage:
Abbey Roads - A local big name after a PNW tour of Bob the Drag Queen and Peaches Christ's "legally Black show."
The Lady B - A Seattle performer with a focus on community outreach to local marginalized people.
Dontella Howe - She just finished her reign as Olympia XLV for the Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle.
From the Fourth Ave. and Bell St. Stage:
TylahMayJackson - A Seattle resident known for her work fundraising for queer youth through organizations such as Misfits Nightclub and Lambert House.
Violet Deville - A local burlesque performer in Seattle since 2010, Deville has toured each coast of the country.
Diva le Deviant - A burlesque performer with Seattle's Sinner Saint Burlesque, a local burlesque troupe which has toured nationally and internationally.
From the L Stage:
Tricky D and D Dynasty of Dapper Down Productions - Tricky D is also the first drag king magician, as well as the founder of Dapper Down. Dapper Down believes that community support and elevation of local non-profits aiding the community is an important cause and they organize fundraising events to provide aid to non-profits they work with.
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