Stonewall Democrats screen God’s Square Mile in Asbury Park

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Ocean Grove signFree social and a film with producer/director Rachel Julkowski at Hotel Tides

God’s Square Mile is a documentary film that “tells the story of outspoken members of the Garden State’s gay community co-existing with those who ardently believe homosexuality to be a sin,” says Ann Baker of the local Stonewall Democrats.

Ocean Grove Fishing Pier with Louisa and HarriettThe free screening of the film will be followed by a meet-and-greet with the producer/director, Rachel Julkowski. The film features Harriet and Louisa, Ocean Grove residents who fought for the right to have their civil union ceremony in the boardwalk pavilion owned by the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association. The group invites the entire community to see the film and meet for the kickoff to New Jersey’s Gay Pride 20th Anniversary celebration weekend starting at 3:30 pm on June 4, at Hotel Tides, 408 7th Avenue, Asbury Park.

The New Jersey Stonewall Democrats, an LGBT independent Democratic organization that supports pro-equality Democrats running for elective office, are hosting the free afternoon social and film at the hotel. Early birds will receive a free drink courtesy of the Stonewall Dem’s.

Ocean Grove resident and Neptune Deputy Mayor Randy Bishop, Asbury Park municipal chairwoman Amy Quinn and Red Bank Councilman Ed Zipprich will be among the members of New Jersey Stonewall Democrats to celebrate Gay Pride weekend. Look for the posters titled “Gays, God & Goddesses” around Shore area towns in the coming weeks announcing the event.

On the Web: www.njstonewalldemocrats.org, and on Facebook.

Ocean Grove signFree social and a film with producer/director Rachel Julkowski at Hotel Tides

God’s Square Mile is a documentary film that “tells the story of outspoken members of the Garden State’s gay community co-existing with those who ardently believe homosexuality to be a sin,” says Ann Baker of the local Stonewall Democrats.