Mid-South Pride

Our History

44 Years of Pride in Memphis

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.

— Margaret Mead


This timeline was compiled with the help of historian Vincent Astor, current and former members of Mid-South Pride, Inc., Rhodes College Digital Archives and the Memphis Public Library. Photos were provided by John Parrot, Hunter Johnston, Kevin Reed, Beckii Richardson, Mighty Lights, and others. (If you have contributed the content in this timeline and were not mentioned, please let us know so we can acknowledge your contribution.)

How to Contribute

This story belongs to all of us, and we want to make sure it is as complete and accurate as possible. If you would like to contribute to this timeline, please send facts, photos, and supporting information to us for consideration.