Durham’s annual LGBT Pride parade, as seen in this September 2011 file photo, is back this year with new organizers.
Durham’s annual LGBT Pride parade, as seen in this September 2011 file photo, is back this year with new organizers. CHUCK LIDDY chuck.liddy@newsobserver.com
Durham’s annual LGBT Pride parade, as seen in this September 2011 file photo, is back this year with new organizers. CHUCK LIDDY chuck.liddy@newsobserver.com

Bristow Marchant covers politics and government for The State, with more than 10 years’ experience covering South Carolina. He won the S.C. Press Association’s 2015 award for Best Series on a toxic Chester County landfill fire, and was part of The State’s award-winning 2016 election coverage.