Mission & Vision

Celebrating 25 years in Northern Arizona


Northern Arizona Pride Association’s mission is to educate, celebrate and increase acceptance and awareness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirits and transgender (LGBTQ2S) community of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona.

Through the production of our annual Pride in the Pines festival, we aspire to make a positive difference in the LGBTQ2S reality while creating a sense of Community. It is our Mission to embrace, promote, and support our cultural diversity, civil, and human rights by fighting discrimination of any kind.


Northern Arizona Pride Association’s vision is to increase LGBTQ2S visibility and equality and end homophobia and transphobia in Northern Arizona. Through the production of Pride in the Pines, we hope to foster a more tolerant and accepting atmosphere for the LGBTQ2S community thereby encouraging the growth of diversity here in Northern Arizona.

  • 2009 City of Flagstaff add domestic partner benefits
  • 2010 City of Flagstaff award pride with Key to the City
  • 2011 City of Flagstaff proclaimed June as LGBTQ2S month
  • 2011 City of Flagstaff added domestic partnership registry
  • 2013 City of Flagstaff passed Civil Rights Ordinance protecting the LGBTQ2S class
  • 2015 Same-sex marriage legally recognized in Arizona
  • 2016 June 26th Same-sex marriage legally recognized in the United States
  • 2016 June 25th Flagstaff Pride flew the first The Rainbow Flag at a City Hall in Arizona, in remembrance of our brothers and sisters who we lost in the Orlando Shooting
  • 2019- Currently working on Coconino County Ordinance banning Conversion Therapy for minors.
  • 2019- June 1st- First City in the State of Arizona to raise the Rainbow Flag for the whole month of June, in celebration of Pride Month.

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“We have to be visible. We are not ashamed of who we are.”

Sylvia Rivera

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