An LGBTQ Pride Parade is being held in Bethel Sunday. Hailey Gesler and her friend Marcella Antunes are organizing this parade to show support for others in the community that need a place to feel like they can be themselves.
About a month ago the 12 year old was tasked by a school project to pick an issue that affects society and write about it. She chose LGBTQ rights. She also said that she wanted to organize a parade for people in the area to come and support people from all walks of life.
The parade will officially kick off on main st by the church and end at the municipal center in downtown Bethel. Several speakers are slated to make remarks.