It's Gay Pride Week in Rochester. That means there are a number of events and celebrations.
Scott Fearing, the head of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, stopped by News 8 First at 4 to discuss why Pride Week is so popular and important to the LGBT community.
"This is an opportunity to celebrate the role we play and the long history we've played in helping to form Rochester," said Fearing.
Pride Week events include a flag ceremony, festival, parade, games and picnic. For a list of Pride Week events, click here.