Courageous Freedom Members March for Peace
111 SGI-USA members and guest marched in the 34th annual Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade on May 21.
On Ocean Boulevard, in downtown Long Beach, California—a city SGI President Ikeda visited in 1990—111 SGI-USA members and guests of the Courageous Freedom group (LGBTQ) marched for peace in the 34th annual Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade on May 21. Members participated as a marching unit to the beat of the Ikeda Youth Ensemble drummers. A follow-up SGI intro-to-Buddhism meeting took place on May 30 at the LGBTQ Center in Long Beach.