What is Pride? Every year, Long Beach Pride draws in around 30,000 people from all over the country. Over the years, corporate sponsorships and celebrities have come to the city to highlight LGBTQ achievements– but what about the local community?
As Pride gears up this May, young people in Long Beach shared their vision of celebrating Pride in their city. To hear their voices, listen to the clip above.
Queer Youth Radio is a monthly radio series that serves as a platform for LGBTQ young people to amplify their voices to educate and bring awareness and visibility to their communities. QYR is a collaboration between VoiceWaves, The Gay & Lesbian Center of Long Beach and Bienestar Long Beach.