The UP Center of Champaign County has announced the theme for the 10th annual C-U Pride Parade and Fest: 50/10: "Queer History, Our History."
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of our local pride celebration, and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in Greenwich Village, New York, the community will honor these milestones Sept. 27-29 in downtown Champaign. The paradewhich the center calls the largest downstate Pride event of its kindwill take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.
This year's celebration marks significant anniversaries for both the UP Center and LGBTQ+ history. September is the 10th anniversary of the UP Center and the start of the C-U Pride Parade and Fest, and is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots.
See UnitingPride.org .