Tarrant County kicked off Pride week on Wednesday, Sept. 30 when Mayor Betsy Price cut a ribbon at Trinity Park in Fort Worth.
Michelle Coronado introduced grand marshals, honorary grand marshals and Reina Lea Community Service Award nominees. Following the presentation and ribbon cutting, attendees went on a bike ride along the Trinity Trails, which follow the Trinity River and its tributaries throughout Fort Worth.
Grand marshals are Terry Covington of TGRA, the Rev. Curtis Smith of Trinity MCC and QCinema COO Kathryn Omarkhail.
Honorary grand marshals are P-FLAG Fort Worth and First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church.
Pride Banner Honorees who will lead the parade are David Apolonio Hernandez and Joshua Adam Rogers and their parents.
The Reina Lee Community Service Award nominees are Ben Smith from Texas Gay Rodeo Association, Trinity River Bears, Cowtown Leathermen, Dallas Bears and Fort Worth and Dallas Court systems, Miss Gay Texas 2013 Madison Deveroux who has raised money for the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund, AIDS Outreach Center and more and me, Dallas Voice writer David Taffet.