Whitman-Walker officials strongly disputed the claims about the organization's finances, but did not deny that the financial requests had been made. Press Release: Shanghai Hong Kong. June 6, Pride Toronto does not have a formalized process for vetting sponsors. Man with gun threatens transgender women near Casa Ruby. Pride Celebration Kickoff Party.
Whitman-Walker expanded organizational oversight of Capital Pride in Get Involved. The event was initially organized in by Deacon Maccubbin, owner of Lambda Rising Bookstore, with the help of the bookstore's employees, volunteers, and a part-time executive director, Bob Carpenter.