This week on “Love Letters from the Submind,” DJ Della Vina guest hosts with a live panel with members of PFLAG and local Interfaith community coming together to discuss the second Interfaith Pride Celebration. “LOVE PERIOD.” which seeks to stand up for the dignity of all people, and on this day particularly for the LGBTQ community.

The celebration will take place in the Santa Barbara Court House Sunken Gardens and is part of Santa Barbara’s Pacific Pride Festival. The 2016 Interfaith Pride Celebration promises to be healing, inspiring, and uplifting. The event is free of charge and open to the public. All are welcome.

The celebration will feature an interfaith choir and speakers from various faiths, who will describe how their traditions promote love and justice for all. The event is presented by PFLAG Santa Barbara (Parents, Families, Friends and Allies United with LGBT People) & Pacific Pride Foundation.

The sponsoring faith communities include: All Saints by the Sea Episcopal; Anti-Defamation League; Cambridge Drive Community; Catholic Church of the Beatitudes; Community Shul of Montecito; Congregation B’nai B’rith; El Montecito Presbyterian; First Congregational; First United Methodist; Live Oak Unitarian Universalist; The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara; Just Communities; Mount Calvary Monastery; Santa Barbara Transgender Advocacy Network; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian; St. Michael’s University; Spectrum Ministries; Trinity Episcopal; University United Methodist; Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara, and Unity of Santa Barbara.

What: 2016 Interfaith Pride Celebration sponsored by 21 faith communities and presented by PFLAG Santa Barbara and Pacific Pride Foundation.
When: Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 3pm
Where: Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens
Who: All are welcome

More About PFLAG: Founded in 1972, PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization of its kind. Made up of parents, families, friends, and allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Queer (LGBTQ), PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of support, education and advocacy. PFLAG now has over 350 chapters and 200,000 members and supporters. For more information: Visit:


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