NYC Pride Unveils 2021 Theme: “The Fight Continues”
Visual campaign features diverse array of LGBTQIA+ talent
NYC Pride announces the official theme for 2021, “The Fight Continues,” as the kick-off to this year’s events and programming. In a time of tremendous adversity for the community on many fronts, “The Fight Continues” reflects the multitude of battles we’ve been fighting as a country and as a city. With the coronavirus pandemic still ongoing, issues of police brutality, the alarming murder rate for trans POC, economic hardship, climate disasters, violent efforts to disenfranchise voters, our rights as a community being questioned at the level of the Supreme Court, and more, we are in the midst of many different fights.
NYC Pride Announces New, Diverse Executive Board
Board Will Embark on a 90-Day Research of LGBTQIA+ Community Needs
NYC Pride's membership has appointed a new, diverse Executive Board comprised of eight people of color, four women, and one non-binary individual. With one of the most diverse Boards in the organization's history, the Board plans to begin its term with 90 days of research to better guide the organizations and answer the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community.
NYC Pride Announces the 2020 Human Rights Conference, Thursday June 25
Black trans activist Raquel Willis, Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness and Ashlee Marie Preston to Join
NYC Pride, the official producer of New York City’s Pride events, is proud to announce the 2020 Human Rights Conference. This virtual conversation focused on activism and issues impacting the community, will stream on Thursday, June 25 via YouTube & Facebook from 9:30am - 6:30pm EDT. The virtual conference will also include a fireside chat, featuring NYC Pride Rally co-host Ashlee Marie Preston and "Queer Eye" Jonathan Van Ness.
NYC Pride Announces Black Queer Town Hall, Replacing DragFest June 19 - 21
NYC Pride and GLAAD to Support Three Day Virtual Event to Raise Funds for Black Queer Organizations and NYC LGBTQ Performers
Laverne Cox, Mj Rodriguez, Angelica Ross, Todrick Hall, Monet x Change, Isis King, Tiq Milan, Shea Diamond, Alex Newell, and Basit among participants, June 19 - 21
NYC Pride Announces a Virtual RALLY, Friday June 26
Trans activists Ashlee Marie Preston and Brian Michael Smith to host
NYC Pride, the organization responsible for executing LGBTQIA+ events in New York City in the month of June, announces plans for a virtual Rally on Friday, June 26, 2020, from 5pm to 8pm EDT. Streamed simultaneously on Facebook and YouTube, the event will be hosted by Ashlee Marie Preston and Brian Michael Smith. Speakers include Ceyenne Doroshow, Annie Segarra, Edafe Okporo, Leandro E. Rodriguez Ramos and many more. Partners GLAAD and The National LGBTQ Task Force will speak of the importance of LGBTQIA+ participation in the CENSUS and registering to vote in such a pivotal year.
NYC Pride Partners for 3-Day Virtual DragFest Event Produced by The Only Productions
Over 100 NYC Drag Performers Join Marti Gould Cummings for Pride Fest 2020, June 19-21
NYC Pride, the organization responsible for executing LGBTQIA+ events in New York City in the month of June, recently partnered with The Only Productions for a 3-day virtual drag performance event on June 19-21 to kick off virtual Pride festivities! RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Jan Sport, Heidi N. Closet, Nicky Doll, Shuga Cain, Brita Filter, Milk, Honey Davenport, Jiggly Caliente, and Dusty Ray Bottoms among those set to perform. Opportunity to donate to Queens/Kings will be available each evening.
NYC Pride Announces 2020 Broadcast Special on June 28 on WABC-TV
Pride Marches on with a Virtual Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March
In partnership with ABC 7, NYC Pride is excited to honor Grand Marshals Dan Levy, The Ali Forney Center, Yanzi Peng and Victoria Cruz on Sunday, June 28 for a Special Pride Broadcast Event. Co-hosted by Carson Kressley, the virtual celebration will feature performances by Janelle Monae, Billy Porter, Deborah Cox, Luisa Sonza with appearances by Margaret Cho, Miss Richfield and many more!
Cancellation of NYC Pride 2020 In-Person Events
NYC Pride (Heritage of Pride) Cancelling In-Person Events in 2020
In partnership with the City of New York, NYC Pride announces that June 2020 events will not take place as planned as a response to the ongoing COVID epidemic. Staff, volunteers, and members are diligently working to create alternative events for the remainder of the year while also continuing to focus on its Pride Gives Back grant program.
NYC Pride Updates in Response to COVID-19
NYC Pride (Heritage of Pride) released the following statement and update on March 13 regarding the impact of COVID-19.
NYC Pride, the organization responsible for producing LGBTQIA+ events in New York City each June, will proceed 100% as staff work from home, the Welcome Center closes, and meetings are modified to be held virtually. Updates to come as the week's progress.
NYC Pride Announces Janelle Monáe to Headline Pride Island 2020
Janelle Monáe, Betty Who, Luisa Sonza, Pussy Riot to Perform on June 27.
NYC Pride is excited to announce the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, and producer will headline Pride Island on Saturday, June, 27 at Hudson River Park's Pier 97. Pride Island, a three-day cultural festival, will feature many fabulous performances from Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28. Sunday performers will be announced at a later date.
NYC Pride Gears Up for 2019 - 2020 Season
ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSITION POST STONEWALL50/WORLDPRIDE REFLECTS EFFORT TO CREATE DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT OF THE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY
NYC Pride, the organization responsible for executing LGBTQIA+ events in New York City in the month of June, announces significant changes within the organization for the 2019-2020 season of NYC Pride.
NYC Pride Announces Raquel Willis, Janet Mock, Tracey “Africa” Norman As Keynotes for Human Rights Conference
HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE JUNE 24 -25 AT THE NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL
NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50, is pleased to announce the three keynote speakers scheduled to lead a pulsating dialogue during the Human Rights Conference on June 24th and 25th: Raquel Willis, Janet Mock, and Tracey “Africa” Norman.
NYC Pride Announces WorldPride Mural Project Initiative Across Five Boroughs
STIK, TATYANA FAZLALIZADEH, BUFF MONSTER, NOMAD CLAN, KUNLE MARTINS, GIANNI LEE TO CREATE MURALS
NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50, is thrilled to announce the WorldPride Mural Project initiative, in collaboration with production and curation partner, LISA Project NYC, founding partner, HSBC Bank, and major supporter, Macy’s. Both local and international artists, 50 in total, were selected to create murals within the five boroughs of New York that reflect and honor the beauty, struggle, and strides of the LGBTQIA+ community.
NYC Pride Announces 2019 LGBTQIA+ Pride March Grand Marshals
CAST OF POSE, PHYLL OPOKU-GYIMAH, GAY LIBERATION FRONT, THE TREVOR PROJECT, MONICA HELMS TO LEAD
NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50, announces its five Grand Marshals slated to lead both the 50th NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 30 2019, and this year’s commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising.
NYC Pride Announces WorldPride Opening Ceremony, June 26 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center
WHOOPI GOLDBERG TO HOST; CYNDI LAUPER, CIARA, TODRICK HALL, AND MORE TO PERFORM
NYC Pride's WorldPride Opening Ceremony is a benefit concert for the Ali Forney Center, Immigration Equality, and SAGE.
NYC Pride Announces Route for WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50 Pride March
AN UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED FOR THE EVENTS PLANNED FOR JUNE 2019.
The 2019 Pride March, which commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, will step off at noon on Sunday, June 30th from 26th Street and 5th Avenue.
NYC Pride Announces Talent For Multi-Day Pride Island at Pier 97
GRACE JONES, TEYANA TAYLOR, PABLLO VITTAR TO PERFORM ON JUNE 29TH. MORABITO AND ABEL WILL SPIN ON JUNE 30TH
NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50, is pleased to announce its first phase of talent announcements with the legendary Saturday headliner Grace Jones, along with Teyana Taylor, Pabllo Vittar, and more for Pride Island 2019. Pride Island, the multi-day live musical event featuring dazzling performances, will take place from Saturday, June 29 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Pier 97 in New York City. Sunday’s headliner will be announced at a later date.
NYC Pride Announces Times Square for WorldPride Closing Ceremony
MELISSA ETHERIDGE TO PERFORM AT JUNE 30TH CEREMONY
The evening will provide a full slate of influential speakers and global musical talents who represent the cultural diversity, tenacity, and grace of the LGBTQIA+ community. One of the renowned artists slated to perform is Grammy-Award winning singer-songwriter, Melissa Etheridge.
NYC Pride Announces Official 2018 Events
JUNE 1, 2018
Organized by NYC Pride, this year hosts a full calendar of events in New York City from June 14 - 24, 2018 with over 2.1 million in attendance.
NYC LGBTQIA+ Pride March announces 2018 Grand Marshals & March Route Change
MARCH 7, 2018
NYC Pride announces its four Grand Marshals slated to lead the 49th NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 24, 2018: Billie Jean King, Lambda Legal, Tyler Ford, and Kenita Placide This year's NYC Pride March also undergoes a change to its iconic route along 5th Avenue. The new route refocuses the birthplace of the LGBTQ+ movement to a place of prominence at the beginning of the March.