LGBTQ+ virtual events celebrating June's Pride Month

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many organizations are having online, virtual events to celebrate Pride. Some events require ticket purchase. All times are Pacific.



Friday, June 12

4:00 p.m.
Virtual onePULSE Annual Remembrance Ceremony
The onePULSE Foundation holds an Annual Remembrance Ceremony dedicated to the 49 Angels that were taken, the 68 others who were injured and the countless first responders and healthcare professionals who treated them.
Facebook and YouTube


Saturday, June 13

9:00 a.m.
Billboard and Hollywood Reporter's Virtual Pride Prom 2020
See the highlights from The Billboard-Hollywood Reporter's second annual Pride Summit and Prom.
bbthrpridesummit.com


11:00 a.m.
Drag Brunch with Lyle Colby Mackston
Ovation Award-nominated actor and drag queen extraordinaire Lyle C. Mackston (Drag Queen Of The Year contestant and Celebration's Priscilla Queen of the Desert) hosts a drag brunch that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.
celebrationtheatre.com/pride


11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pride By the Beach (Virtual) Pride Festival
The virtual Pride event will feature Chad Michaels and keynote speaker Nava Velasco, a transrights activist.
pridebythebeach.org


1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
"Celebrating Families" A READ-ALOUD event for families!
Celebration Theatre honors families with celebrity friends of the theatre, who will be logging on to read LGBTQ+ friendly stories that families can enjoy together. Contributing talent includes: Dan Bucatinsky, Chris Colfer, Sam Harris, Amy Hill, John Ireland, Cheyenne Jackson and Cleo King.
celebrationtheatre.com/pride



Friday, June 19

7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Virtual Trans Pride Los Angeles
Events include the Big Queer Convo, with Isis King interviewed by Alexandra Billings and Gallery Opening/Salon hosted by curator Micah Bazant and poet féi hernandez.
transpride.lalgbtcenter.org


Saturday, June 20

12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Virtual Trans Pride Los Angeles
Events include an online community resource fair, interactive "Wall of Hope," Trans History presented by the ONE Archives, a VarieTy Show and Virtual Community Hang Out.
transpride.lalgbtcenter.org



3:00 p.m.
Dear ONE: Love and Longing in Mid-Century Queer America
A virtual performance of excerpts that illuminates the lives of ordinary Queer Americans as recounted through letters written between 1953 and 1965, to L.A.'s ONE Magazine, the first openly gay & lesbian periodical in the United States. With George Takei, Michelle C. Bonilla, Nicky Endres, JP Karliak, and Michael A. Shepperd.
onearchives.org/dearone


Wednesday, June 24

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
It Gets Better: A Digital Pride Experience
The It Gets Better Project will partner with musicians, artists, beauty and fitness experts, actors, gamers, drag queens and more from around the world to present a three-day Pride extravaganza June 24-26.
itgetsbetter.org


Saturday, June 27

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
NewStages and LA LGBT Senior Services present "Out of the Dark"
In this evening of stories and songs, LGBTQ+ elders will explore the closet, what is risked by coming out, and how they began to live freely as a community.
pride.weho.org


8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
ABC7 Presents: LA Pride 50th Anniversary Celebration
Los Angeles's first-ever virtual Pride Parade will air as a primetime special on ABC7, at abc7.com and streaming on the ABC7 Los Angeles app. The event will be hosted by ABC7 Eyewitness News anchors Ellen Leyva and Brandi Hitt, with special guest host, actress Raven-Symoné, and correspondent Karl Schmid.
abc7.com


Sunday, June 28

12:00 p.m.
Queer History Trivia - Pride Edition
Celebrating Pride with a Jeopardy-style trivia game with questions and answers about the last 50 years of the LGBTQ rights movement.
onearchives.org


Tuesday, June 30

5:00 p.m.
Queer History Trivia Hour: PRIDE Edition
Hosted by drag entertainer Miss Barbie-Q, this edition of our popular Jeopardy-style game will have a special focus on the history of Pride and the LGBTQ civil rights movement.
onearchives.org


6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
"Circus of Books" Virtual Panel Discussion
A panel discussion about the documentary profiling gay bookstore Circus of Books. The store was cultivated and cared for by its owners, Karen and Barry Mason; a straight couple with three children.
pride.weho.org


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