HOW DO YOU SHOW YOUR PRIDE?

Pride festivities in Eugene included an ArtCity "Show Your Pride" installation during the PRIDE Festival. We were honored to hear participant stories and We Are
Proud to share their photos and stories with you in this online exhibit.
Hover over the photos for more story content.

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Meet Chase!


"I am proud because Lola Said Its Okay"


#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @titochae

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Meet Adam and Dair!


"I am proud because I’m proud to be a self made man."  ~ Adam

"I am proud because without the option being who I truly am, I wouldn’t have found my community". ~ Dair

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @hobothebeast @meowdair

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Meet Cheyenne!


"I am proud because I can be my true self and not be ashamed"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@chyyguyy94

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Meet  Elizabeth!


"I am proud because my individual identity enriches the groups I belong to"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@zevhonith

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Meet  Debrae! 


"I am proud because my heart is unconditional, and I stand for love in all its forms."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@dfire333

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Meet  Todd!


"I am proud because of overcoming the struggles of coming out in the 1980s"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022

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Meet  Taylor! 


"I am proud because I am accepted for who I am"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @I.don’t.feel.good.ince333

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Meet  Leo & Aliyah!!


"I am proud because I have a chosen family who accepts me"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022  @clanders98

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Meet  Krystal & Jadd! 


"I am proud because I love how Eugene shows it’s Love & Pride!" 

"I am proud because I love my city and the way we aspire to better celebrate all genders and identities."

 

 

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@the_eugene_or 

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Meet  Bianca!


"I am proud because I am proud because I love with all my heart! Happy to identify as demi sexual person!"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @biancah19

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Meet  Sara! 


"I am proud because I'm learning that its all fluid, it can all change, and it's all GOOD!"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@fit4you.today

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Meet  Katie!


"I am proud because I am proud to be panromantic Demi sexual and kinky because I get to help teach my son (who’s autistic) that you can freely be yourself and that I will never judge however he may turn out ❤️!"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @his_babydoll_rose

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Meet  Nate! 


"I am proud because I got top surgery:))"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@timbertowns

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Meet  Ashley!


"I am proud because we’re a big queer family"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @abundanceofadventure

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Meet  Ezra! 


"I am proud because I am a grayace gay trans guy I have come a long way but I'm starting to love myself."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

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Meet  Chris & Jeremy!


"I am proud because I can finally be me!!!"

 

"I am proud because I’m living my truth and my best life."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022  

@cecerains  @jeremyfrgnlewis

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Meet  Lauren and Audrey!! 


"I am proud because I finally found peace and love within myself."

"I am PROUD because self love is a virtue"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@the_caffeine_dealer @daazed_confused

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Meet  Jackie and Barry!!


"I am proud because I am accepting of all."  ~ Barry

I am proud because I am proud to be an ally. I’m proud of those in my life who live in their truth and those who are overcoming any struggles to live in their truth. I proudly support LGBTQIA2S+ advocates and community partners working to protect our youth." ~ Jackie

    

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022

@harsh24x7 @jackie.sanguine

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Meet  Brandi! 


"I am proud because I am a queer mom raising a blended rainbow family. Teaching my kids acceptance and inclusivity."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@brandiyaya

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Meet  Beans!


"I am proud because I'm proud to be trans."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

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Meet  Easton!


"I am proud because I came out in a conservative republican family that doesn’t support me and I’m living my truth after 21 years."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@brandiyaya @easton_kelley

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Meet Andy & Sky!


"I am proud because i love my community!

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@finnyandjakie

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Meet  Cassie!


"I am proud because Life and Love are wonderful things."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

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Meet  Alessandre / Rainbow!


"I am proud because I survived the people who tried to break me down, which gave me the opportunity to meet the people who support me and lift me up - AND I get to live to spread that love and acceptance with others."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@rainbowlinings

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Meet  Victoria!


"I am proud because I am unapologetically me and take up space in zones that don’t want me!

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@toresaur

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Meet Dreami and Robert!!


"I am proud because I’m proud to be a part of the community of equality and acceptance."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@robfour4

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Meet Alexander & Tim!!


"We are proud because we serve our community through education and healthcare and we are queerly married!!!"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@timo_crats

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Meet  Dolores!


"I am proud because it took a long time until I finally got to feel comfortable in my own skin, I love to express who I am."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@las_que_mandan17

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Meet  Lindsay!


"I am proud because I am a proud supporter for my baby!"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@wyckedwytch18

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Meet  Joey & Jazzie!


"We are proud because we are part of a very powerful youth. We are also youth Drag Queens."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@aspen_ownsmy_heart

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Meet Shep!


"I am proud because I continue to live as myself and with hope, and continue to live openly as non-binary, lesbian and autistic."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@sheppardisco

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Meet  Jilynn & Minerva!


"I am proud because I know who I am, and I am supported by my family. Jilynn is my ally auntie"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@squishfish4jill

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Meet Danny!


"I am proud because being queer connects me to the best parts of myself and my community!

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@danny_osprey

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Meet  Paul!


"I am proud because of my spirituality and my creativity."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@pauledwardpark

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Meet Joanna!


"I am proud because I trust my choices."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@ruby.bright.heart

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Meet Suzanna!


"I am proud because I'm happy to be me and proud to be a role model."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@curvynyx

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Meet Travis!


"I am proud because I am proud to be in a world where I can openly be myself."

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 

@ruby.bright.heart

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Meet Breanna!


"I am proud because I have an amazing work family and family that are accepting and I love to be there for others in return, we all love everyone and that’s how it should be!"

#socialpracticeart #pride #eugene #loveislove #prideeugene #artcity #showyourpridecampaign2022 @Eugene

@bres_flow5

Please come back to read more stories.
Until then, you can enjoy photos of more beautiful people
who participated in this interactive and engaging "Show Your Pride" installation.

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