NC: First Outer Banks Pride Festival in June Stirs Up Controversy

Published Date Author: , February 19th, 2011

Gay Outer BanksOrganizers of the Outer Banks of North Carolina’s first gay-pride festival say they are not intimidated by opposition.

But David Miller, a co-founder of the group planning OBX Pridefest, to be held in June in Nags Head, told The (Norfolk, Va.) Virginian-Pilot he is offended by some critics.

Pastor Charles Tyler of Roanoke Island Baptist Church has called homosexuality “a scourge in any society that values decency” and charged the festival is being marketed as family-friendly to corrupt children.

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