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Virtual Pride 2020 is here!
The next three days of Pride is going to be like no other, and while it’s going to be strange celebrating our community safely apart, it’s so we can all be together again as soon as possible. One thing is for sure. There’s something for everyone this weekend, and more virtual streaming events than a drag queen can swing her purse at. We’ve done our best to assemble a list of diverse goings on and links to some of the can’t miss things to see as Pride Marches On!
Friday, June 26th
NYC Pride Rally 5pm -8pm
Join NYC Pride, community activists, organizers, politicians and more for a virtual Rally event at a time when conversation, education and activism is needed most.
Hosted by trans journalist Ashlee Marie Preston and trans actor Brian Michael Smith, join the community as we rally together to take a stand against police brutality and discrimination.
Free registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-nyc-pride-rally-tickets-106145760828
NYC Pride 2020: LIVE Now and All Weekend. 56 Free hours of streaming by 40+ DJs and Artists. (Donation voluntary)
Musical highlights include Honey Dijon playing a tribute set to legendary New York nightclub Sound Factory, along with appearances from Jasmine Infiniti, Dee Diggs, Jason Kendig, Mike Servito, quest?onmarc, Ron Like Hell, Papi Juice, DJ Wawa, Fatherhood (AKA Physical Therapy & Michael Magnan), Kim Anh and many more.
Donations are voluntary but encouraged. Proceeds will be split among , Black Trans Travel Fund, For The Gworls, Black Trans Femmes In The Arts, Trans Women Of Color Survival Fund, GLITS Inc. and New Alternatives, as well as “some of the streaming artists that need financial assistance due to the nightlife economy being shut down.”
Resident Advisor Tickets
During the stream via The Lot Radio:
Credit Card/Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/donate/…
For Sonos The Lot Radio can be found on TuneIn.
On Apple TV people just need to AirPlay
Men From the Boys 7pm ET (Pride Plays 2020)
POSE-A-THON 10pm ET
“In honor of PRIDE, Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez, along with the cast and producers of Pose, come together for a one-hour virtual event in partnership with GLSEN, Hetrick-Martin Institute, and Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund.”
Celebrate Pride with the Pose family here starting on Friday, June 26th at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT.
POSE-A-THON also airs simultaneously on FX, Freeform and Hulu at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
POSE-A-THON Info HERE
Saturday June 27th
Global Pride a 24 hours streaming event (see time zone map below)
From Global Pride
“Global Pride is going to be the world’s biggest ever LGBTI+ celebration. We’re streaming 24 hours of content from Pride organizations, activists, civil society groups, politicians and world leaders, and you can watch anywhere as long as you have Wifi and a smartphone, tablet or computer.”
Full details, schedule, and More at GlobalPride.org
Rally for Freedom – Pride for All Black Lives 10am -3pm ET
@claimourspacenow will be celebrating Black lives and our LGBTQ+ siblings! Come ready to sing, dance, create, heal & hear from incredible Black Broadway artists and speakers before we march in solidarity. Lets end this PRIDE month boldly and claim our space, now!
**Remember we are still in a pandemic. Health & safety first- PLEASE WEAR A MASK!**
Sunday, June 28th
NYC Pride Special Broadcast Event 12:00 to 2:00pm ET
From NYC Pride,
“Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Pride March held in 1970, and though it will be a very different type of celebration, the tradition of commemorating the LGBTQIA+ movement continues.”
In this unique year, NYC Pride is committed to saluting front-line workers alongside several leaders in the community being honored as Grand Marshals: Dan Levy, The Ali Forney Center, Yanzi Peng, and Victoria Cruz.
Our Special Pride Broadcast Event will feature performances by Janelle Monáe, Deborah Cox, Billy Porter, Luísa Sonza, Rufus Wainwright, Michael James Scott, Tangina Stone, Monét X Change and Friends along with Coco & Breezy who will be djing and premiering their new single “Convo” exclusively for NYC Pride.
Check your local listing
“Playbill’s Pride Spectacular Concert” 8pm ET
The one-night-only event, a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Honoring iconic LGBTQIA+ musicals, creators, and musical performers, the Pride Spectacular will feature performances by Pulitzer Prize winner Michael R. Jackson, Tony Award winner John Cameron Mitchell, Tony nominee Jenn Colella, Tony nominee Caitlin Kinnunen, Pose star Mj Rodriguez, Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, Cheyenne Jackson, and more With musical direction by Grammy and Emmy winner John McDaniel (The Rosie O’Donnell Show).
Streaming exclusively via Playbill.com at this link .Playbill.com
Still not enough?
Good Morning America has compiled an extensive list of local, national, and virtual Pride Listings HERE
You can also take a virtual Pride Tour
It’s fascinating virtual tour of our Community’s story from uptown in Harlem down to the Village where “Pride began.” Hosted by Hosted by Pierre-Antoine Louis of the New York Times
You can also enjoy one of the greatest collections of Pride from our Nation’s museum.
Smithsonian presents “Project Pride -virtual concert & time capsule”
Now let’s kick this Pride weekend off with some music!
Header artwork “Lacey Baker Rainbow Push” is a fundraiser for onePULSE Foundation helping victims of Pulse Orlando and is available for purchase HERE
Previous posts from Pride Marches On!
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