Below are just a few of the many ways to engage with Pride this month and support the LGBTQ+ community year-round.
- June 20 at 9 p.m. - Seattle Black Gay Pride 2020: Register online for this free event, hosted by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County. Follow the Facebook event for updates.
- June 22 at 8 p.m. - Out Now Live: The inaugural virtual Pride celebration by them. Featuring Adam Lambert, Antoni Porowski, Bob the Drag Queen, Cynthia Nixon, Indya Moore, Shangela, Whoopi Goldberg, and more.
- June 26–28 - Register for a weekend virtual community celebration, Together for Pride:
- June 26 - Trans Pride Seattle: Serving the transgender, gender non-binary, and gender non-conforming community and beyond.
- June 27 - Seattle Pride Fest: PrideFest’s mission is to honor the past, celebrate the present, and fight for our collective LGBTQ+ future.
- June 28 - Seattle Pride: The producers of the Seattle Pride Parade and Pride in the Park bring you a day of fun, artists, and activism.
- August 20-23 - Pacific Northwest Black Pride: PNW Black Pride seeks to inspire communities of color to preserve their place in history and to advance new opportunities for future growth.
Support Local LGBTQ+ Businesses
- Take the night off from cooking and support Seattle Pride’s Takeout Tuesday. Each Tuesday in June, @seattlepride features LGBTQ+ owned restaurants on their Instagram that you can support by ordering takeout. Check out their growing list of Takeout Tuesday recommendations.
- Check out Intentionalist’s Pride month list of LGBTQ+ businesses, and use their online guide to be intentional about your spending by supporting small businesses and diverse local communities.
- Use the business directory of the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA), Seattle’s LGBT, allied business and professional chamber of commerce.
Support & Follow LGBTQ+ BIPOC Organizations
- SNaPCo: Builds power of Black trans and queer people to force systemic divestment from the prison industrial complex and invest in community support (@snapforfreedom)
- Black Aids Institute: Working to end the Black HIV epidemic through policy, advocacy, and high-quality direct HIV services (@blackaids)
- Trans Cultural District: The world’s first ever legally recognized trans district, which aims to stabilize and economically empower the trans community (@transgenderdistrict)
- LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund: Posts bail for LGBTQ+ people held in jail or immigrant detention and raises awareness of the epidemic of LGBTQ+ over-incarceration
- House of GG: Creating safe and transformative spaces for the community to heal, and nurturing them into tomorrow’s leaders, focusing on trans women of color in the South
- The Okra Project: Collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home-cooked meals and resources to the community. (@theokraproject)
- Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network: Led by Trans POC and focuses on helping advance the lives of Trans women, Femmes, and Two-spirit BIPOC
- Black Trans Femmes in the Arts Collective: A collective of Black trans femmes dedicated to creating space in the arts and beyond (@btfacollective)
- Youth BreakOUT!: Seeks to end the criminalization of LGBTQ+ youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans (@youthbreakout)
- Read Seattle Pride Magazine's June 2020 issue online for articles, events, resources, and more.