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Planned Parenthood to Kickoff NYC Pride March

Planned Parenthood to Kickoff NYC Pride March

Planned Parenthood to Kickoff NYC Pride March

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Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health

Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health

Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health

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NYC Pride announces Taylor Bennett as headliner of Youth Pride with hosts Ezra Michel and Ruba Wilson

Celebration of and for LGBTQIA+ and ally teens returns with founding sponsor Target

NYC Pride announces the fully in-person return of Youth Pride with Taylor Bennett as headliner along with co-hosts Ezra Michel and Ruba Wilson.

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NYC Pride announces policies to address Safety and Sustainability at annual events

Detailed policies include wellness and accessibility, as well as logistical details for key public events

NYC Pride announces a new set of policies surrounding safety, wellness, accessibility, sustainability and more to reinforce and reassert our commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of event goers and the greater community.

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NYC Pride announces featured speakers for The Conference and The Rally

Events gather activists and public figures for important conversations and advocacy

NYC Pride announces details of The Conference and The Rally, important events that foster dialogue about issues facing the LGBTQIA+ community and calls for protest and action.

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Grand Marshals announced for 2022 NYC Pride March

First fully in-person march in three years will be broadcast on WABC-TV

Ts Madison, Punkie Johnson, Schuyler Bailar, Dominique Morgan, and Chase Strangio will head this year’s celebration, with Angelica Ross returning for a second year as co-host and featured performer of the broadcast special on ABC-7.

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NYC Pride, in Partnership with Tribeca, Announces “Pride Presents”

NYC Pride, in partnership with Tribeca, announces Pride Presents, a unique cinematic event celebrating LGBTQIA+ film during Pride.

Cinematic Event Features Screenings Spotlighting LGBTQIA+ Community – Including “Disclosure”

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Kim Petras announced as headliner of NYC Pride's Pride Island, with additional performances by Papi Juice

NYC Pride makes the groundbreaking announcement of pop superstar Kim Petras as this year’s Pride Island headliner.

NYC Pride makes the groundbreaking announcement of pop superstar Kim Petras as this year’s Pride Island headliner. The first fully in-person Pride Island in 3 years will also move to a new location with the announcement of Play Lawn at Governors Island as this year’s Pride Island venue.

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NYC Pride Unveils 2022 Theme: “Unapologetically Us”

At an event last night, NYC Pride announced the official theme for 2022, “Unapologetically Us,” as the kick-off to this year’s events and programming.

At an event last night, NYC Pride announced the official theme for 2022, “Unapologetically Us,” as the kick-off to this year’s events and programming.

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Heritage of Pride unveils a new brand identity for NYC Pride

The nonprofit behind the annual NYC Pride March debuts an evolved brand to reflect the diversity of the community it serves

Heritage of Pride, the nonprofit that plans and produces New York City’s official LGBTQIA+ Pride events, revealed a new brand identity for NYC Pride to the world today. The refresh reinforces NYC Pride’s commitment to inclusivity and its heritage of uplifting the LGBTQIA+ community, while setting a foundation for growth as it works towards a future without discrimination.

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Sandra Pérez appointed Executive Director of NYC Pride

Will steward organization through next chapter

NYC Pride is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Pérez as the organization’s Executive Director.Sandra Pérez is a longtime non-profit executive with experience in nonprofit management, resource development and special events. A native New Yorker grounded in the Bronx and Puerto Rico, Sandra brings a wealth of lived experience to the work of NYC Pride.

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NYC Pride announces Youth Pride to return for 2021

Celebration of and for LGBTQIA+ and ally teens returns in virtual format after one-year hiatus

NYC Pride is excited to bring back Youth Pride, a celebration of and for LGBTQIA+ and ally teens, as a virtual gathering in 2021. For this year’s experience, NYC Pride has partnered with youth-focused LGBT centers, organizations, and programs nationwide to present the iconic annual Youth Pride virtual event.

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Grand Marshals announced for 2021 NYC Pride March

Virtual March and Pop Ups new for 2021, broadcast on WABC-TV returns for fifth consecutive year. Elements of an in-person march to return

NYC Pride announces its Grand Marshals slated to lead the NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Wilson Cruz, Ceyenne Doroshow, Menaka Guruswamy & Arundhati Katju, Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, and Aaron Philip will head this year’s celebration.

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NYC Pride announces new policies to address police presence

Steps Taken to Create Safer Spaces for LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC Communities at Pride Events. $100,000 in Grants to be Awarded to 18 Organizations

NYC Pride announces new policies to address the presence of law enforcement and NYPD at Pride events in New York. NYC Pride seeks to create safer spaces for the LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities at a time when violence against marginalized groups, specifically BIPOC and trans communities, has continued to escalate.

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NYC Pride presents the 2021 Human Rights Conference and Rally

Events Bring Activists, Speakers, and More Together in a Virtual Format

NYC Pride is pleased to present the Human Rights Conference in its fourth consecutive year from June 21 through June 23, and the Rally on Friday, June 25. The Human Rights Conference, NYC Pride’s annual symposium of transformative changemakers in the queer community, focuses on developing new ideas and approaches to activism and community.

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NYC Pride presents 2021 Pride Presents and Family Movie Night

Film Experience Return in Virtual Format

NYC Pride is pleased to announce the return of its two annual LGBTQIA+ film events making their debut in the digital space. In partnership with Tribeca, the Pride Presents digital film festival experience on Friday June 18, 2021 will feature trailblazing shorts, documentaries, a feature film, and a live talk back to end the evening. Also making its return this year is Family Movie Night, back with family-filled fun for all ages.

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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.

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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.

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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 will 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.

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NYC Pride Announces Black Queer Town Hall, Replacing DragFest June 19 - 21

NYC Pride and GLAAD To Support 3 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

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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.

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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.

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Heritage of Pride Announces 2020 Grand Marshals and Talent for Upcoming NYC Pride Broadcast Special on June 28 on WABC-TV

Pride Marches On With 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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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NYC Pride Announces Times Square for WorldPride Closing Ceremony

Melissa Etheridge to perform at June 30th Ceremony

NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 and Stonewall 50, is thrilled to announce further details about NYC Pride’s WorldPride Closing Ceremony.

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NYC Pride Announces Official 2018 Events

10 days of Defiantly Different Visibility and Celebration

Organized by NYC Pride, this year hosts a full calendar of official LGBTQIA+ Pride events in New York City from June 14-24, 2018. With more than 2.1 million spectators in 2017, this year’s Pride schedule offers a host of events for the LGBTQIA+ community.

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NYC LGBTQ Pride March announces 2018 Grand Marshals & March Route Change

Billie Jean King, Lambda Legal, Tyler Ford, and Kenita Placide to spearhead June 24th March

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 will helm this year’s “defiantly different” demonstration of LGBTQ+ members of the community.