Local Businesses Celebrate Pride
The Blue Ridge mountains are about to turn rainbow.
Several Asheville businesses and organizations are celebrating all things Pride, making September Asheville’s unofficial pride month. Pride is usually celebrated across the country in June to commemorate the Stonewall riots, an event credited as the beginning of the gay liberation movement.
“Late September, early October has been the time of year Asheville has done pride,” said Al Murray, director of community engagement and organizational development with the Campaign for Southern Equality. “It’s just so stinkin’ hot in June…..