06/06/2011 12:00 pm ET Updated Aug 06, 2011

LGBT Community, Marty Markowitz Kick Off Brooklyn Gay Pride Week

Brooklyn's 15th annual LGBT celebration kicks off today with a weeklong series of events, including an art exhibition, fundraising dance and a multicultural festival and parade.

Brooklyn Pride, Brooklyn Community Pride Center, and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, are combining to sponsor the series of events throughout downtown Brooklyn, Park Slope, Prospect Heights and Bed-Stuy to celebrate Brooklyn's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

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