Toledo Pride 2023 brought the community together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in our area. Those who attended were met with parades, dancing, performances and great food and drinks to enhance the celebration. However, attendees also went all out with their outfits to really show off their individuality and self-pride.
Reason for attending: Host at Manhattan’s, part of the Brunch Crawl
Look roundup: Rainbow bandana, funky sunglasses, eyeshadow in bisexual colors, rhinestone embellishments
Why are you working today? I haven’t worked for a full year here yet and I usually work Sundays anyway, but Pride is a really important thing to me as someone who is part of the queer community.
What inspired your makeup look? The makeup look is what I did for Pride back in June for other celebrations with friends. I love putting little rhinestones on. The bandana I just got at Target and love it.
Why should people come support Pride? It’s very important for people to be able to express themselves and be in an accepting community. We don’t do much in actual Pride Month in Toledo, so it’s important we do it later in the year. The whole community comes together and it’s really cool.
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Crystal Scott & Chrissy Burk
Reason for attending: First time to the Brunch Crawl, came out for a great time.
How do you know each other? We’re sisters.
Crystal’s outfit walkthrough: Blue and purple in my shoes for pride, red is my favorite color and I wanted the boldness of the outfit for my top. The socks (reading “gay” in capital letters”) are obvious. For the necklaces, butterflies are my favorite and the “Queen” is obvious.
Chrissy’s outfit walkthrough: Rainbow for