STORY IDEA OF THE WEEK
Saturday, October 13, 2018
3:30 p.m. – City of Orlando Participates in Come Out With Pride Parade
Downtown Orlando, Rosalind Avenue and Robinson Street
Tomorrow, Come Out With Pride is closing out the week’s festivities with a one-mile parade around Lake Eola Park, including thousands of residents and more than a hundred city employees participating. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando Police Chief John Mina, Orlando Fire Chief Roderick Williams and City Commissioners will also join the community to participate in the parade.
This event, celebrating inclusiveness in the city, also coincides with this week’s announcement that for the fifth year in a row, the City of Orlando has received the top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Municipal Equality Index (MEI), further validating the city’s commitment to ensuring an inclusive government that promotes diversity and benefits all sectors of society, including the LGBTQ+ community.
Mayor Dyer, Chief Mina, Chief Williams are available for interviews at the parade to discuss why they are participating in the event and what it means to them to be part of Orlando’s Come Out With Pride Parade.