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Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at the 2024 Annual Pride Luncheon

By June 6, 2024No Comments

Nearly 350 LGBTQ+ seniors, friends, allies, and supporters gathered in Dorchester today for the Annual Pride Luncheon, marking one of the largest and most vibrant celebrations for older adults in New England! This event, filled with joy and unity, showcased the power of community and the importance of inclusivity at every age.

The luncheon was a testament to the resilience and spirit of the LGBTQ+ community. Attendees enjoyed a lively atmosphere with music, dancing, and heartfelt speeches that highlighted the progress made towards equality and the ongoing efforts to support LGBTQ+ seniors.

This vibrant event was made possible through a partnership between Ethos, Mayor Michelle Wu, the Age Strong Commission, and the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ+ Advancement. Their collaboration underscores a shared commitment to creating a more inclusive and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ individuals of all ages. Together, we are championing initiatives that promote inclusivity, equality, and joy for the elderly LGBTQ+ community.

Mayor Michelle Wu addressed the attendees, expressing her gratitude for the contributions of LGBTQ+ seniors to the fabric of the city. She emphasized the importance of recognizing and honoring the diverse histories and experiences within the LGBTQ+ community. Mayor Wu reaffirmed her administration’s dedication to ensuring that Boston remains a welcoming and inclusive city for everyone, regardless of age or sexual orientation.