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Pride Acadiana 2022 Celebration Taking Place In Downtown Lafayette

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LAFAYETTE, La. - In celebration of Acadiana’s LGBTQIA+ population of all ages, Acadiana Queer Collective is organizing a Pride Acadiana Event. The event will be held Saturday, June 11 in Downtown Lafayette. This event is a day of community, inclusion and acceptance.

Acadiana Queer Collective said, “We are grateful for the support and enthusiastic participation of local businesses as we create a safe and welcoming space downtown for the LGBTQIA+ community here in Acadiana. It will be a day full of love,acceptance and visibility.”

The event will be in the 200-300 block of Jefferson Street starting at 10 a.m. Information about the event, as well as fundraising and sponsorship information can be found at Volunteers will be needed to help run the event; those interested can complete a google form at

Acadiana Queer Collective was founded in 2022 and is driven by a single goal: to do their part in making a safe and inclusive community for Acadiana's LGBTQIA+ of all ages. They strive to build collaborative relationships and make a positive impact with all of their pursuits. Find them on social media @PrideAcadiana.

Every year June is recognized as Pride month to honor the contributions to societymade by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and other people ofdiverse sexualities and genders (LGBTQIA+)

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