NYC Pride March steps off Sunday at midday, plan for street closures
NEW YORK — New York City’s well-known Pride March, led by Planned Parenthood this year, is on Sunday.
The march begins at midday at twenty fifth Street and Fifth Avenue, then passes the historic Stonewall Inn and ends in Chelsea. This year’s theme in “Unapologetically Us.”
The NYPD launched this map of street closures:
The NYPD supplied this assertion concerning safety:
“The New York Police Department provides a significant and complex counterterrorism overlay to the events and celebrations around Pride month each June in New York City. The department’s Intelligence Bureau also closely monitors all relevant streams of intelligence, in real time, as they relate to foreign terrorist groups or domestic violent extremists. This level of preparedness and awareness has been honed over time and informed by such events as the fatal terrorist attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, six years ago, and the targeting by ISIS of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for terror and hate crimes. As these realities have become manifest, the NYPD’s alert posture in these matters has remained ever-vigilant.”
This is the primary march with out COVID restrictions since 2019.
To discover a record of Pride-related street closures this weekend, click here.
The Harlem Pride Festival was held Saturday afternoon after it was canceled final year due to COVID.
Vendors lined twelfth Avenue between one hundred and thirty fifth and 138th streets, offering meals and enjoyable for households. It included dwell music and two efficiency phases.
The occasion was additionally a platform to welcome and educate the neighborhood concerning the LGBTQ+ group.
The forty first Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run was held in Central Park on Saturday morning.