Pride in Pictures: There’s an attendant in attendance

Odette Bishop marching with Alaska Airlines in the 2019 Seattle Pride March.
Odette Bishop marching with Alaska Airlines in the 2019 Seattle Pride March.Photo: Odette Bishop

So we can celebrate virtually, LGBTQ Nation asked our readers to share a photo with us from the first time they went to Pride. Submissions poured in from around the world, spanning every year from 1970 to 2019.

We’ve selected 30 of our favorite photos and stories so we can celebrate with a Pride In Pictures special series and we’ll be sharing them with you every day this month.

Name: 

Odette Bishop

Location:

Seattle, Washington

Related: American Airlines will offer non-binary gender markers, pronouns for customers and employees

What makes this photo special to you?

“This certainly wasn’t my first pride, but it was my first one in Seattle on my job’s float. I’m one of only a few transgender employees in the company.

“I was proud to show the diversity of our company, and help them pay respect to the LGBTQ population.”

Odette Bishop in the Alaska Airlines float.
Odette Bishop in the Alaska Airlines float. Odette Bishop

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