Have you ever attended the Montana Pride events here in Bozeman? This year's event will even larger than last year. There will be everything from hikes, to discussions, to parades, to bowling and concerts. Most importantly, The whole event helps bring everyone together as a community. Check out all the events going on right here and keep reading for reasons why you should attend the Montana Pride 2012.

You probably have heard of the LGBT festivals that go on in big cities like San Francisco or New York or Seattle but what about small towns like Bozeman? D. Gregory Smith is a writer, a teacher and the director of AIDS Outreach in Bozeman and on his blog, he gives some great reasons why you should attend a rural Pride event such as the one here in Bozeman. While he explains that it's a great time for anyone in attendance there is also a lot accomplished by even little towns like Bozeman. Check out his blog right here.

See you at Montana Pride June 12th, 15th-17th!

Below is a video of last year's Montana Pride parade in Downtown Bozeman