BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Pride organization is dissolving after volunteers say they received complaints that they are not inclusive enough.
The group has promoted equality for the LGBTQ community for more than 50 years.READ MORE: Tree Falls On House In Hyde Park During Strong Storm
In a statement, the group said the decision was made “with a heavy heart, out of love and hope for a better future.”READ MORE: 7-Month-Old With Rare Genetic Condition Sent Home From Hospital For The First Time Since Being Born
“It is clear to us that our community needs and wants change without the involvement of Boston Pride,” the group’s Board of Directors said. “We have heard the concerns of the QTBIPOC community and others. We care too much to stand in the way. Therefore, Boston Pride is dissolving.”MORE NEWS: Market Basket Worker Hoping To Spread Kindness Helps Veteran Pay For Groceries
There will be no further events or programming planned.