#ShowUp Stories: Michael | New York, NY

Meet Michael, a Nigerian LGBTQ+ rights activist who fled persecution in his home country and found refuge in the big city.

Everyone has a reason to #ShowUp – in spirit and in person, at parades and marches, in cities big and small. This year we traveled to Prides all across America to talk to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies about why they show up.

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