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Friday, September 16, 2011 - 8:56am

Valdosta's 'South Georgia Pride Day'

Updated: 3 years ago.
The pride committee is working to educate the community on tolerance and the prevention of HIV /AIDS.(Photo by Guillaume Paumier via Flickr)

The city of Valdosta proclaims September 17, 2011 as South Georgia Pride Day.

It’s an effort to take a stand against bullying and hate crimes.

Mayor John Fretti alongside the South Georgia Pride Committee acknowledges that both gay and transgender people are a part of the community.

The pride committee is working to educate the community on tolerance and the prevention of HIV /AIDS.