Riff Raff Public Arts Trust

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Serious message behind fun week (picture and mention)

Pride Week
RAINBOW PRIDE: Hamilton Pride 07 organiser Lisa Stone with (front from left) Stefan Mutter, Elliott Cranmer and Luke Van Helden, with other members of Hamilton's "rainbow community" and supporters. (KATRINA BIELESKI/Hamilton Press)

Rainbow community out and proud in '07

Source: Hamilton Press print edition

28 November 2007, page 1

THE first annual gay pride week in Hamilton is jam-packed with exciting events, but a serious message is behind the festivities.

Principal sponsor of Hamilton Pride 07, the New Zealand Aids Foundation is hoping to spread the message about HIV and Aids.


Another highlight is the special benefit screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at Victoria Cinema. "Celebrate Pride Week in Riff Raff's home town with the ultimate in camp participation," organiser Lisa Stone said. "Film-goers can join the fun of this cult classic movie by doing the time warp, using props and dressing as their favourite characters."


For more information about events during Hamilton Pride 07 go to www.hamiltonpride.co.nz.


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