2022 Long Island Pride
Grand Marshals

James Murray

Jim Murray is the Principal of Plainview Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School, a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Principal Murray is beloved by his students and the Plainview-Old Bethpage community and is a pillar of the LGBT community on Long Island. He has worked tirelessly to make sure POBJFKHS is an inclusive, supporting, and affirming space for LGBT students to learn and socialize. Mr. Murray is looking forward to marching in the LGBT Network Long Island Pride Parade as a grand marshal alongside the POBJFKHS Marching Band and GSA club.

Bella Noche

Bella Noche is a renowned New York City-based drag performer who is also the originator of Drag Queen Story Hour on Long Island. Bella performs live at the historic Stonewall Inn and headlines events such as drag bingo brunch and Bella Noche’s Pool Party. Bella’s contributions to the drag community and LGBT community have been immeasurable and they are excited to be part of the LGBT Network Long Island Pride Parade and Festival as a Grand Marshal!

Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in New York state, is excited to be recognized as a Grand Marshal at the LGBT Network Long Island Pride Parade and Festival. Bethpage FCU has deep ties to the community it serves and is a respected ally of the LGBT community. Bethpage FCU is a longtime supporter and partner of the LGBT Network whose mission is to continuously meet the needs of its members, employees, and the communities they serve by being a trusted financial partner committed to excellence.