In Columbus, Indianathe hometown of U.S. Vice President Mike Pencea Pride event drew more than 2,000 people, according to a U.S. News & World Report article.
Erin Bailey ( who identifies as bisexual ) organized the event, believed to be the first ever held in the city, as part of her high school senior project.
Pence is known for his anti-LGBT initiatives. When he was Indiana's governor, he, among other things, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allows certain businesses to discriminate against LGBT individuals.
The article is at https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/indiana/articles/2018-04-15/more-than-2k-attend-gay-pride-event-in-vp-pences-hometown.
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