First ever LGBTQ event is scheduled

Set for June 26 at courthouse

 Katelyn Strickland isn’t shy.
But she was, in a way.
“Activism is my calling,” said Strickland.
That’s because growing up as a gay person, so many things were left unsaid and secrets were kept by her own parents — who were gay.
“I was born to gay parents who had to hide,” said Strickland.
Now, Strickland is anything but hiding.
In fact, she’s spearheading a gay pride event in Mariposa.
Mariposa Pride will be held on Saturday, June 26. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn of the h...

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