“As the weekend heats up for the Summer, Palm Springs Pride presents the inaugural Big Gay Bar B Que in the Arenas District of Palm Springs.

Locals are showing off their pride at the first Big Gay BBQ as flag dancers move to the beat.

Organizers of the event say they have a sense of pride for the LGBTQ communities, locally and globally.

“We’re so privileged compared to not only other parts of the nation but the world when I read recently about Uganda, and the laws passed there, and the death penalty,” says Cathedral City resident Tom Coleman.

Tom Coleman doesn’t take his freedom to be his authentic self for granted…”

Big Gay BBQ KESQ 2023

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