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The Teen Who Brought Gay Pride To Mike Pence's Hometown

Published on 06 Jan 2019 / In Ass

When 18-year-old Erin Bailey decided to put on a Pride festival for her senior project, she expected maybe 50 people would show up.

But she happens to share her hometown of Columbus, Indiana, with Vice President Mike Pence--a vocal opponent of LGBTQ rights--and her idea quickly blew up, becoming a symbol of resistance in a largely conservative region.

We followed Erin on the day of the festival, and met other members of the community who spent years making an event like this possible.

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