Houston Gay Pride Parade Follow-up: The Police and “Hello Kitty”

HPD officer enjoying himself big time with the "Hello Kitty" Brigade

HPD officer enjoying himself big time with the "Hello Kitty" Brigade

After all of the discussion about the Houston Chronicle story about the woman being trampled by a police officer’s horse at the Pride Parade and all the seeming interest in the “Hello Kitty” entry of the Gay Asians and Friends entry in the parade, I thought I needed to add another post. From the pictures, it’s very evident that at least one member of HPD was having the time of his life. Also, the “Hello Kitty” group was one of the most unique of the whole parade. (Thanks to Asians and Friends Houston for a couple of the photos.) Check out more of the parade and other Houston Pride events here.

Resting Kitties before the parade

Resting Kitties before the parade

Getting ready to start the parade

Getting ready to start the parade

Finally, going down Westheimer

Finally, going down Westheimer

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One Response

  1. Thanks for the wonderful coverage Outhouse! The Kitties loved the adoring crowd last Saturday and we had a blast, as usual. We even gave all the kitty heads away to a throng of kids at the end of the parade route! Sadly, the Pride judges were not impressed and we came up goose eggs at the awards ceremony on Wednesday (after winning the last 3 years in a row — remember the Chinese Takeout Boxes in 2007?). Oh well, there’s always next year!

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