June 17, 2020
Eclectic and electric, PRIDE 2020 goes virtual this year with a host of events, musical performances, talks, workshops and conferences to delve into the world over. Bring the vino to your couch and sashay your way from London, NYC to Singapore.
Everyone’s invited! The world’s first Global Pride goes online for a 24-hour live stream of musical performances and inspirational speeches. For all that is grand about the month itself: outrageous costumes, boundless energy, all-inclusive ethos and incredible music from reps of Italy’s Varese Pride, Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardii Gras, CSD Deustchland and more.
When: Saturday, 27 June
Join the party: globalpride2020.org
NYC Pride (14 - 28 June) is an LGBTQ+ blockbuster with 50+ online events all flying the rainbow flag. Top picks: The Rally (26 June) with trans journalist Ashlee Marie Preston and trans actor Brian Michael Smith, or rock out to Janelle Monae and Deborah Cox’s performances in a virtual Pride March (28 June). Whatever your persuasion, it’s a highlight of the summer, so shimmy along for a definitive New York experience.
When: 14-28 June
Join the party: nycpride.org
See also: 50 years of P-R-I-D-E in NYC
As it says on the tin, Pride Inside (28 June - 5 July), is a week-long event to support from home as the city’s best host comedy seshs, panel discussions and dance performances. Stream, sashay and step to it.
When: 28 June-5 July
Join the party: prideinlondon.org
The Red Dot city’s gone pink with Pink Dot 12, an online streaming event broadcasting the city’s homes and businesses supporting Pride. Get yourself a set of sparklin’ pink fairy lights and join in on the fun as proceeds help support ongoing services to people in need within the community.
When: Saturday, 27 June
Join the party: pinkdot.sg
This year, Madrid Pride is digitally reinventing their week-long festivities. With online cultural talks and activities, they’re hoping to show a sign of support and solidarity to the Spanish LGBTQIA+ community. Wave those rainbow flags from your balconies to celebrate 15 years of legalised gay marriage.
When: 27 June-5 July
Join the party: facebook.com/orgullomadrid
Stockholm is kicking off virtual festivities with its online “Summer Stream” with seminars and dance parties aplenty. Stockholm Pride is aiming to bring the community together this way until November for its new in-person Winter Pride festival.
When: 31 July-2 August
Join the party: stockholmpride.org
Them chronicles people and stories through the lens of the LGBTQIA+ community. On June 22, they’ll be hosting Out Now Live on YouTube, with musical acts from Princess Nokia to uplifting messages from singer Hayley Kiyoko. We’re especially excited for Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski’s appearance and the rest of the star-studded lineup.
When: 22 JuneJoin the party: them.us/story/announcing-out-now-live-pride-2020
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