Originally, this project was to be implemented on a grander scale for our PRIDE in St. Cloud event. The vision was to allow attendees to become part of a SPECTACLE episode and share their individual voices through my art. Since the cancellation, I have brought this project to life and with purpose: to show the City of St. Cloud, its residents, and ultimately the world what message we have to bring in support of the LGBTQIA+ community.
- Kristina Bozanich
1 - I'll Be Your Safe Place // TE AMO
Motivated by maternal love and instincts, Indira chose these words to show that she is there for anyone who is not accepted by their own family. She is a mother herself and cares deeply for her best friend's daughter who is part of the community.
2 - Be Bold // LIVE OUT LOUD
JEM STONE / JONNY JONES
"I don't want kids to feel unseen or erased. We are here. We have always been here. You are not alone. You are loved, accepted, and wanted. You will find your tribe."
Anyone who gets to know Tina can see she is a person of positivity and hope. She makes a point to build supportive relationships with all she meets (to which many can confirm). Tina is a resilient member of the transgender community and conitnues to bring her tough spirit to pride events.
Writing the names of her family members, Brenda fights for them with whole-hearted love and passion. She expressed how Miguelito and Claribel touch the lives of others, even with the challenges they have faced throughout their lives. For her, family is worth the fight.
5 - i choose love
3 - TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS
4 - MIGUELITO // CLARIBEL
Having seen a lot of hate lately, my focus has and always will be on love. It is my belief that you should be able to love who you want and to have the same freedoms as everyone else. In love, we embrace inclusion and accept you as you are.
working for progress
Through business and art, we strive to make a difference.
Although we are not activists and we are not a non-profit, we continue to make the effort in bringing inclusion and acceptance to our community.
And if you're someone who needs guidance, support, or just a friend, we are all here for you.