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Pride and Prejudice: With upcoming Indy Pride Festival, students discuss how LGBT+ community is represented in media

LGBT+ supporters march at last year’s Indy Pride Festival and Parade. This annual event is held at Historic Military Park near the IUPUI Campus. In 2017, there were over 50,000 spectators at the parade.

Kassandra Darnell, Entertainment Reporter

May 18, 2018

The indy Pride Festival will occur on June 9 in downtown Indianapolis, and according to Chris Handberg, executive director of the pride festival, it provides the LGBT+ community a place where they can feel safe, accepted and represented. Events like the pride festival also shed light on the LGBT+ com...