City Council Celebrates Pride

Singer Beth Malone with honorees Mickalene Thomas, and Racquel Chevremont. | DONNA ACETO

PHOTO ESSAY BY DONNA ACETO | On June 12, the City Council’s five-member LGBT Caucus held its annual Pride Celebration, this year honoring Enny Pichardo, an Emmy-nominated correspondent and producer at Univision, painter Mickalene Thomas and her partner, art collector and consultant Racquel Chevremont, and Peppermint Moore, a trans activist who was a runner-up on the ninth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” NY1’s “On Stage” host Frank DiLella was the emcee and singer Beth Malone (“Angels in America”) performed.

Honoree Enny Pichardo. | DONNA ACETO

Honoree Peppermint Moore. | DONNA ACETO

The evening’s emcee, Frank DiLella, who hosts “On Stage” on NY1. | DONNA ACETO

Four-fifths of the Council’s LGBT Caucus: Ritchie Torres of the Bronx, Jimmy Van Bramer and Daniel Dromm of Queens, and Speaker Corey Johnson of Manhattan. | DONNA ACETO