City of Kingsburg rejects proposal to recognize Pride Month

Other Valley cities such as Fresno, Selma, and Merced have recognized Pride Month.
KINGSBURG, Calif. (KFSN) -- The city of Kingsburg did not approve a formal recognition of Pride Month after an emotional council meeting.

LGBTQ+ community members, parents, and city leaders shared their opinions about the proposal to recognize Pride Month for the first time in Kingsburg history.

Councilmember Jewel Hurtado requested a city proclamation and display of the pride flag in June and shared her own coming-out story, in her family.



Other councilmembers and citizens maintained, Kingsburg is an accepting community even without a formal proclamation or Pride Flag.

The council did agree on promoting a safe community where all people feel welcome.

Other Valley cities such as Fresno, Selma, and Merced have recognized Pride Month.
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