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5K run, fundraisers lead to annual Charleston Gay Pride Festival

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Preparations continue as the gay community of the Charleston area prepare for the annual Pride Festival and parade.

Organizers and supporters came together Sunday night to raise awareness and shine a light on acceptance. They held a "take over" event at Mynt restaurant in Downtown Charleston.

The festival is set for the first week of August and will be precluded by the Charleston Rainbow Run 5k on June 23. Organizers say that there are still spaces available. The cost for a space is $35 and all of the money goes to support Charleston Pride.

These are all events on the road to the first gay pride parade to march through Downtown Charleston on Saturday, August 3.

MORE INFORMATION LINKS

Charleston Pride

Rainbow Run 5k Race

Charleston TakeOver

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