Kerry Pride LGBT+ Festival

Kerry LGBT Festival of Pride’s mission statement “ Provide an opportunity for everyone to show their PRIDE for Kerry’s LGBT community” Kerry LGBT Festival of Pride’s aims: being part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer community and the wider community. ● Foster a sense of pride, solidarity and community within the Kerry LGBTQ community, their family, their friends by giving the general Kerry community an opportunity to celebrate everything LGBTQ. ● Inspire individuals to embrace their identity as individuals in the wider community. ● Highlight and celebrate diversity within Kerry and surrounding regions. ● Inspire individuals to embrace their individuality and sameness. ● Raise public awareness of societal intolerance towards the LGBTQ community. ● Provide a space of safety for individuals to celebrate their individuality and sameness. ● Encourage Kerry organisations and individuals to organise alternative events and activities that help to support/raise awareness of Kerry’s LGBTQ community during the week of the festival ●Support companies and organisations within Kerry that maintain and promote the work of the festival and Kerry’s LGBT organisations/groups/individuals. ● Deal with all business matters with transparency, honesty and integrity. ● Develop and nurture relationships within and outside the international LGBTQ community.

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