Pride on the Beach celebration in full swing in Long Beach

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The second annual Pride on the Beach celebration is in full swing this weekend, celebrating the LGBT community.

Long Island Pride took over a section of the beach Saturday with a party complete with a DJ and dancing. Other events included a fashion show on the beach and a pet parade.

Organizers say that the battle for LGBT rights isn't over and the community's visibility on Long Island is very important.

"There's still a fight that we have for equality and justice and it's important we all do that together as a united community,” said David Kilmnick, the CEO of the LGBT Network.

The Pride on the Beach Parade is set for Sunday at noon along Broadway.

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