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Spoof Awards 2021: Sashay My Way Award

Spoof Awards 2021: Sashay My Way Award

When legendary Drag Queen RuPaul kicks a queen off his reality tv show for up and coming drag queens, he sends them off into the sunset saying, “sashay away.” But if RuPaul had seen the action at Sylva’s inaugural pride parade this summer, he might have said “ooh, sashay my way!”

Sylva Pride, Sylva Queer Support and Education, the downtown Sylva community and several other community stakeholders came together to make the first-ever, Sylva Pride Parade a success. Community members of all ages, races and orientation were able to celebrate their love for the vibrant queer community. 

In addition to the parade, there was a family-friendly drag show at Bridge Park, because when it comes to tolerance and inclusion, you’ve got to start em’ young. Are other mountain communities thinking “I wish a pride parade would sashay my way?” We hope so. 

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