After denying a Mississippi LGBTQ organization a Pride parade permit, city leaders reversed the decision with a new vote
Starkville city leaders will allow a local LGBTQ organization to organize a pride parade, reversing an initial vote denying the permit request that made national headlines and resulted in a federal lawsuit against the city.
Weeks after the Starkville Board of Aldermen denied a local LGBT organization's request to hold a Pride Parade, the topic is back up for discussion.
A single vote told the world what Starkville thinks about the local LGBTQ community, and it’s a problem.
Starkville’s public image was defined by one vote on Tuesday night. That’s all it took.