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Tue Aug 18 2009 (Updated 09/01/09) Latinas and Lesbians and Allies present First Annual Watsonville Dyke March
First Annual Dyke March in Watsonville on August 22nd Latinas and Lesbians and Allies (LyLyA) hosted the First Annual Dyke March in Watsonville on Saturday, August 22nd. Designed to give visibility to a community that many times is shrouded by homophobia, organizers said it would be a historic event. The event bagan with a rally at Watsonville Plaza.

Margarita Rivas, President of LyLyA, stated that “We are overwhelmingly proud to be a part of what will prove to be a turning point for the local LGBT community. It is our opportunity to give visibility to the Latino LGBT population and show that we are, indeed, a vital part of the community. We hope to begin to build a bridge between the homosexual and heterosexual communities of Watsonville.”

photo See also: Watsonville Pride 2009

previous coverage: 1st Annual Watsonville Pride Celebration a Huge Success

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