AARP is PRIDE. That is why we will be marching in this year’s New York City Pride March in Governor Cuomo’s contingent. The March will take place this year on Sunday June 25th. If you are interested in marching with us, register here.
The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the years, its purpose has broadened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence, and neglect.
The March is a celebration of our lives and our community. In 2016, we were joined by over 350 unique marching contingents, representing a vast array of nonprofits, community organizations, corporate partners, small businesses, political candidates and activists! With over 80 floats making the trek down Fifth Avenue, last year’s March was one of the largest and most exciting in history.
AARP is proud to represent our members, staff, volunteers, friends, and family who identify as members of the LGBT community and as allies.