Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee, Inc.
P.O. Box 720464, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-0464
Julio of Jackson Heights
Julio of Jackson Heights tells the tale of how the LGBT population of
Jackson Heights came together and formed a real community in
response to the 1990 gay bashing murder of Julio Rivera in the P.S.
69 schoolyard. It is the story behind our Queens Pride Parade, behind
over 20 years of organizing, activism and visibility.
Documentary filmmaker, Richard Shpuntoff, is currently in
post-production and is looking to completing the film before the end of
Held in January each year, our annual dinner dance and fundraiser
attracts over 300 people for an evening of cocktails, dining, and
entertainment. Please visit again for more details on Winter Pride
Each summer, Queens Pride hosts a film screening in Cunningham
Park as well as other screenings during the year. Please visit again for
more details on upcoming film events.