From Central Alabama Pride (emphasis mine):
The Central Alabama Pride, Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce that a permit WILL be issued for the 20th Gay Pride Parade in Birmingham.
Alabama State Representative Patricia Todd spoke with Mayor Langford on Saturday morning and the mayor assured Representative Todd that the parade permit WILL be issued with no issues from his officeThe Board of Directors thanks everyone for their quick response in this matter and hopes that this will be a learning experience for all those of our community, as well as an opportunity for education for others. Mayor Langford has also agreed to meet with leaders of our community to have an open forum about other concerns.
The 20th annual Pride Parade will take place on Saturday, June 7 through 5 Points South. The Board of Directors would like everyone to come out and take part in this parade and show Central Alabama the best parade turnout ever!Thanks again and HAPPY PRIDE!
Central Alabama Pride, Inc.
Board of Directors