Atlanta Pride today announced the schedule for the annual Stonewall Celebration that kicks off with the wildly popular East Point Possums Show on June 18 and wraps up with a movie viewing of “March On!” on June 26.
The Stonewall Celebration also includes a Pride Seder on June 24 titled, “A Spiritual Celebration of the LGBTQ Movement,” presented by Congregation Bet Haverim. When Atlanta Pride announced its dates for the fest on Oct. 8-9, the committee did not realize the dates coincided with the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.
After learning of the oversight, the Atlanta Pride Committee reached out to Rabbi Josh Lesser of Bet Haverim and other LGBT Jewish leaders to discuss options for recognizing the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jewish community.
Other highlights of the Stonewall Celebration include StoryCorps “Out & OutLoud” event on June 22 celebrating LGBT stories and hosted by WABE’s John Lemly as well as the 7th Annual Evening for Equality presented by Georgia Equality on June 23.