Pride Center at Equality Park to build playground as safe space for LGBT families

The Pride Center, along with JetBlue and Kaboom, hosted Design Day! for parents and children on Aug. 18, 2015.

The Pride Center at Equality Park, South Florida’s leading social center for LGBT people, has launched a campaign to build and operate a $75,000 interactive playground as a safe space for families.

The “goal is to provide a safe-space for same-sex couples or single parents to bring their children and let them play,” Pride Center Chief Executive Officer Robert Boo said Wednesday.

“Their parents can be talking, sharing best practices, having that space in judgment-free zone,” Boo said. “The kids don’t have to explain why they have two mommies or two daddies or any of that stuff.”

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