Recap of speeches heard at Pride Fest on Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Aberdeen Pride hosted the 2nd Annual Aberdeen Pride Fest this weekend. On Saturday politicians spoke in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

Deena Ronayne spoke about the incident that took place in Orlando on June 12th, 2016.

Her husband who is the deputy mayor of Aberdeen Rob Ronayne talks about the excitement he’s seeing regarding the LGBTQ+ community.

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Brian Bengs talks about what his campaign is about.

Democratic candidate for District 3 House Emily Meier, who is bisexual, talks about growing up at times when members of the community feels like they don’t belong.

Current House member from District 1 Jennifer Healy Keints talks about how politics can get involved to help with the community.

The event ran from June 10th through the 12th.