June 1st marks the start of Pride Month, an annual commemoration of the contributions of the LGBTQ+ community. Throughout the month, there are countless ways to support the LGBTQ+ community and in East Hampton, allies from across Long Island gathered for the second annual Hamptons Pride Parade.
Among the participants were several BHS Hamptons agents including including David Tenenbaum, Executive Managing Director Robert Nelson and husband Shrikant Iyer, Robert Lohman, Philip Grossman. Additional agents in attendance include Ani Antreasyon, Kim Kakerbeck, and Sarah Ferguson.
Organizer and founder of Hamptons Pride , Tom House, acknowledged the significance of the parade and the role of its attendees:
"Pride can be a great, fun party, but its soul, its reason for being, is the affirmation of life. Pride not only enriches lives, it saves lilves. You're all heroes today." --- Tom House, founder of Hamptons Pride
The event, which was held on June 3, began on Main Street and led the large crowd of marchers down Newton Lane towards Herrick Park. Live entertainment, delicious food, and beverages were enjoyed by spectators and participants alike, following the march.