San Francisco Pride 2020 Virtual Celebration: 50 Years
San Francisco PrideThrough Jun 28th
San Francisco Pride celebrates 50 years of LGBTQ solidarity in a new virtual format for 2020. Tune in, turn on, and get involved with a phenomenal number of virtual pride activities on the final weekend in June 2020 and in the weeks leading up to the grand celebration.
Pride month kicks off on June 1, 2020, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the virtual “LGBT Q&A With Pride” when San Diego Pride Executive Director (ED) Fernando Z. López, Los Angeles Pride ED Madonna Cacciatore, and SF Pride’s ED Fred López discuss the Pride movement and how they intend to honor it in 2020.
The kick off continues with “Pride At Home SF” on Friday, June 5, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. San Francisco (SF) Mayor London Breed, the SF Bay Area Queer Nightlife Fund, and noted community activists commemorate the Pride festivities. The video is also available at Twitch.TV.
The Commonwealth Club Of California has created a free series of “Lavendar Talks” in honor of 50 years of SF Pride. The first installment, “50 Years of San Francisco Pride,” streams Tuesday, May 14, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. This video of this talk is also available to view here. “The State Of SF’s LGBTQ Cultural Districts” follows on Thursday, May 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Listen to this talk in a podcast or view the video. Register for “LGBTQ Immigrants, Refugees & Asylum Seekers” on Thursday, June 11, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. The fourth talk in the series is “A Celebration Of Pride 50 Awardees” on Thursday, June 25, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Stream the grand finale of Pride Month on Saturday, June 27, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 28, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Enjoy virtual front-row seats for live and pre-recorded performances, greetings from LGBTQ community members, elected officials, celebrities, speeches from thought leaders, drag and dance performances, DJ sets, and more! Access SF Pride’s Twitch channel on Pride weekend to join the celebration virtually.
Many of the Pride 50 programs are free, however, purchasing one of the Pride Pass packages is a great way to support Pride and receive the Pride 50 T-shirt, lots of discounts, special 2020 items, and more.
Visit Twitch.TV’s #StreamWithPride blog post for more information about how to celebrate virtually.