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Mid-Columbia Pride kicks off

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KENNEWICK, Wash.—Sunday started a week's worth of events for the Mid-Columbia Pride True Colors week.  Supporters say it is important to bring awareness of gay pride to the community.

"I think there's an underline amount of discrimination but nobody comes out and says anything derogatory' but I do believe that there are raised eyebrows and people don't always want to deal with you," says Jason Kildall, Mid-Columbia Pride Chair.

A list of the events:

Sunday, July 10th:
LGBTQ Film Festival, Out & About at 4pm

Wednesday, July 13th:
18 and older bingo, Out & About at 9:30pm

Thursday, July 14th:
Karaoke contest, Out & About at 9pm

Friday, July 15th:
Rainbow Awards, Walla Walla at 6:30pm

Saturday, July 16th:
W4W softball game, Keewaydin Park at 11am
M4M kickball game, Keewaydin Park at 1pm
Miss Gay Columbia Basin Pageant, Out & About at 9pm

Sunday, July 17th:
Pride March, Kennewick Ave at 2pm
Pride Festival, Keewaydin Park at 3pm
Pink Party, Out & About at 6pm