Indy Pride proudly sent representatives to attend InterPride’s World Conference which took place October 17th-20th. Board President, Larry Stribling, and VP of Development, Eve Keller, traveled to Athens, Greece to participate in workshops, connect with other Pride organizers, and learn about current issues facing the global LGBTQ+ Community.
Some of the conversations we participated in included:
- Queer People of Color Caucus: claiming your space and focusing on equity at the table and not just representation
- Trans Caucus: sharing stories of activist work and discussing how to support trans people of all ages
- Small Prides Caucus: discussing common barriers for organizers and sharing different global definitions of “Pride” from countries like the Congo, Malta, Bulgaria, and more
- Women’s Caucus: identifying resolutions to barriers as well as ideas for more involvement and inclusion
We were also delighted to attend the evening gala and to see our own Shere Brooks, Jason Nolen-Doerr, Chris Schneider, and Jack Shepler, highlighted on the big screen holding the banner in the World Pride NYC Parade.
We look forward to continuing our support and participating in building a stronger global community through our future work with InterPride.