World Pride 2019: NYC Kicks off a Monthlong Celebration of Pride | Listen Up

The international LGBTQ Pride celebration is coming to New York and Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants millions of visitors to get a warm welcome in the city that has been a leader in the struggle for gay rights.

Cuomo announced the opening of the WorldPride Welcome Center in the West Village on Saturday, at the start of Pride Month.

New York state is hosting WorldPride on the 50th anniversary of the uprising at Manhattan’s Stonewall Inn that fueled the fire for a global LGBTQ movement.

Steps away is the new center on Christopher Street that features a timeline gallery tracing progress through the decades.

Today in New York’s Lauren Scala also reports on more strong storms in the area and the ‘Sopranos’ house going up for sale.

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