By Linda Hall • 10 June 2022 • 19:21
PRIDE 2022: Support for this year’s events
Photo credit: Twitter, Almeria con Orgullo
Sponsored by Almeria con Orgullo, throughout the month of June the public can enjoy various activities focused on making the community more visible in a city that has one of Andalucia’s highest numbers of LGBTIQ+ phobic attacks.
The Queer Horror Film Fest will be held at La Casa del Cine. This began on June 9 and continues at 10pm on June 16 and 22 June.
The idea behind the series is raising awareness of the representation of the LGBTIQ+ community in mainstream and popular film genres, in this case horror.
This year, three films from different decades were selected to illustrate the evolution of Queer presence in fanta-horror.
At 7.30 pm on June 25 in Almeria City’s Plaza Vieja, there will be a gathering of all groups participating in Almería Pride 2022. There will be activities for little ones (face-painting and storytelling), a gymkhana for adults, music and workshops.
“We want to create a safe space where we can all have fun, get to know each other and learn,” the organisers said.
Finally, at 8pm on 28 June, International LGBTIQ+ Pride Day, a demonstration will begin at Plaza de las Velas and head towards Puerta Purchena.
This will be a rally where all citizens can come together to call for greater involvement from public administrations in addressing the need to put an end to hate speech towards diverse identities.
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