NASHVILLE, Tenn. - More than 18,000 people lined Riverfront Park in downtown Nashville Saturday to stand for equality.
They came together for the 22nd Annual Nashville Pride Festival. The goal is to maintain awareness about Middle Tennessee's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender culture and issues.
"If you're needing info about per se' what gay Nashville is about, you can find that info here.You can get the resources you need. From GLBT friendly business... to spirituality. It's all here today," said Randall Roop, of Nashville PRIDE.
The event included socializing, music and performances on two stages and vendors. Singer Vanessa Carlton headlined the event. Other acts include Kaci Attaglia, Megan McCormick, Knowing Me, Knowing You, and local band Space Capone.