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    25 Years of Pride in Queens

      By Ameila Inderjeit & Zabrina Mohamed The Queens Pride Parade will celebrate its 25th anniversary in June, as it continues to honor the evolution of ¬†the LGBTQ+ community. Mea upnwhile, members of the QC community have created a number of projects over the past year that celebrate its advancements on campus. The parade, which was first held on June 6, 1993 in Jackson Heights with around 1,000 marchers, has become a festival that attracts more than 40,000 attendees to celebrate its ¬†colorful displays and music. Activism in the LGBTQ+ community increased in 1990, following the news that Julio Rivera, a gay bartender, had been murdered by three young men…