California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus Statement on LA Dodgers Disinviting LGBTQ+ Group from Ceremony

May 22, 2023

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus released the following statement in response to the Los Angeles Dodgers decision to rescind an invitation to honor the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence with its Community Hero Award:

“It is truly disappointing the Los Angeles Dodgers have caved to pressure from mostly out-of-state conservative organizations and Florida Senator Marco Rubio to remove the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence from its upcoming LGBTQ+ Pride Night. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have chapters across the globe with members focused on community service, and celebrating diversity and inclusion. They are not an anti-Catholic group. Pride Month is about supporting and uplifting every member of the LGBTQ+ community, not just when it’s easy and not when it’s not controversial. If you can’t support all queer people, don’t pretend to support any of them. The California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus stands in solidarity with LA Pride in not participating in the June event.”

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