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Equality Texarkana Announces Annual Day of Pride Event, Stephanie Rice Will Perform 

quality Texarkana Announces Annual Day of Pride Event, Stephanie Rice Will Perform

Texarkana, TX – Equality Texarkana, a locally based non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for and defending the rights of those of the LGBTQ community, as well as anyone who is affected by inequality, will be hosting their annual Day of Pride event on June 9th 2018.  Stephanie Rice, a Texarkana native who recently shared her powerful story of resilience on NBC’s The Voice, will be the Grand Marshall and will perform live on stage at Front Street Plaza in downtown Texarkana.

This year’s family-friendly Day of Pride event will be a combination of Equality Texarkana’s annual Pride Parade and Pride Picnic.  Information for those interested in volunteering, participating in the parade, or becoming a vendor can be found on their website:

A full itinerary of events will be released in the coming months.

About Equality Texarkana: 

Equality Texarkana is the preeminent non-profit organization in the greater Texarkana area dedicated to equality. We exist to be advocates and defenders of the LGBTQ community and to stand up for anyone who is affected by inequality. With the help of allies, we strive to foster a sense of community and unity among all people through public events, education, and mental health services. Members of Equality Texarkana are committed to living a life based on respect, tolerance, and acceptance of others no matter their ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, or political affiliation. All are welcome!


 To learn more, please contact

Jimmy Pope, Jr., CEO

Nicola Benning, COO


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