(East Los Angeles, CA)[From The Editor’s Desk]: The Los Angeles Dodgers will show its continued solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community, LA Pride, and pay tribute to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence musical group, during its 10th Annual Pride Night at the Stadium on Friday, June 16th. The Dodgers are playing a big rivalry game against the San Francisco Giants and the first-pitch is set for 7:10 pm.
On May 22nd, the Dodgers issued a public statement regarding their sincere apology coupled with the agreed upon call-to-action by both parties, for the Club’s recognition of the L.A. Chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in acceptance of their Community Hero Award. The full statement can be read below.
LOS ANGELES – After much thoughtful feedback from our diverse communities, honest conversations within the Los Angeles Dodgers organization and generous discussions with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Los Angeles Dodgers would like to offer our sincerest apologies to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, members of the LGBTQ+ community and their friends and families.
We have asked the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to take their place on the field at our 10th annual LGBTQ+ Pride Night on June 16th. We are pleased to share that they have agreed to receive the gratitude of our collective communities for the lifesaving work that they have done tirelessly for decades.
In the weeks ahead, we will continue to work with our LGBTQ+ partners to better educate ourselves, find ways to strengthen the ties that bind and use our platform to support all of our fans who make up the diversity of the Dodgers family.
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