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VIDEO: Pride week begins in St. John's

 The normal speeches and crowds cheering on were absent in the anything but normal year of 2020 when the pride and trans flags were raised at St. John's City Hall Friday. Missing this year, as well, will be the several thousand-strong pride parade for the lesbian, gay, bisexual trangendered plus (LGBT+ community and their supporters, but virtual events and family and friends gathering in their bubbles are filling in. From left raising the flags are St. John's Pride finance co-chair Gorvin Greening, Mayor Danny Breen and Ward 3 Coun. Jamie Korab. In front are Sesily Howlett, 7, and Kendra Korab, 6. BARB SWEET/THE TELEGRAM
From left raising the flags at St. John's City Hall Friday are St. John's Pride finance co-chair Gorvin Greening, Mayor Danny Breen and Ward 3 Coun. Jamie Korab. In front are Sesily Howlett, 7, and Kendra Korab, 6. BARB SWEET/THE TELEGRAM - Barb Sweet

The normal speeches and crowds cheering on were absent in the anything but normal year of 2020 when the pride and trans flags were raised at St. John's City Hall Friday.


Missing this year, as well, will be the several thousand-strong pride parade for the lesbian, gay, bisexual trangendered plus (LGBT+ community and their supporters, but virtual events and family and friends gathering in their bubbles are filling in. Pride week continues until July 19.More information is available on the St. John's Pride Facebook site. 

Pride and trans flags fly with the Canadian flag at St. John's City Hall. Pride week continues until July 19. BARB SWEET/THE TELEGRAM
Pride and trans flags fly with the Canadian flag at St. John's City Hall. Pride week continues until July 19. BARB SWEET/THE TELEGRAM

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