June 18 Pride Paddle at Gantry Plaza State Park!

Photo by Susan Candelario.

Save the Date for an open paddle to celebrate Pride Month!

Rescheduled from June 12 for weather and water quality.


Saturday, June 18, 12PM-2PM. Tentative, to be confirmed by park managers on Tuesday (depending on concurrent programming). FREE. No reservations. All are welcome.

Come enjoy an introductory paddle under the skyline! While you’re down at the waterfront, learn about LGBTQ+ leaders in the environmental movement and opportunities for future leaders to gain representation and sustainability skills and education.

Some great resources to learn more:
Out for Sustainability
https://out4s.org/
Queering Environmental Justice
https://environment.yale.edu/news/article/queering-environmental-justice
Is Science Too Straight?
https://www.bu.edu/articles/2017/lgbt-issues-stem-diversity/
Queering Environmental Justice: Unequal Environmental Health Burden on the LGBTQ+ Community
https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/10.2105/AJPH.2021.306406
Environmental Injustice and Sexual Minority Health Disparities: A National Study of Inequitable Health Risks from Air Pollution among Same-Sex Partners
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5623125/
LGBTQ Environmental Activists
https://queerbio.com/wiki/index.php/LGBTQ_Environmental_Activists
LGBTQ+ Environmentalists You Should Know About
https://inthistogetheramerica.org/2021/05/24/lgbtq-environmentalists-you-should-know-about/

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