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5 Questions for Pria Stellmacher, Pride-N-The-Park

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This D.C. native is part of a nine-person team coordinating the Pride-N-The-Park women’s festival during D.C. Black Pride this weekend. She describes herself as a self-motivated woman of action, head down, go with the flow and family-orientated – she is the oldest of three children, and left-handed.

 

Describe yourself in a six-word sentence.

There is no I in Team!

 

What was the last thing you shared on social media?

One of our Pride-N-The-Park Artist Sharing their photo.

 

What do you think is the main challenge facing LGBTQ people in your community?

Lack of Unity with People of Color/ No ownership. I believe that my friends and family can live their dreams if we come together on a plan. I love love and going to stand by #OurCommunity #OurVoice #OurWay

 

What is your favorite LGBTQ business where you live?

Cheers near the Big Chair SE Washington D.C.

 

What advice do you have for people looking to be just like you?

Find other hungry people that are hard workers. Always believe in yourself and don’t give up!!!

Angelo Louw
Angelo C. Louw
Angelo C Louw is the Advocacy Officer at Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII). He is also a Fulbright/Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship 2016-2017 awardee. He writes in his personal capacity.