SHOUT OUT: PRIDE WORLDWIDE
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favour of same-sex marriage in all 50 states. The first Pride March was 45 years ago: That very first event commemorating the Stonewall riots made a huge statement just by being gay in public. Since then, Pride celebrations have popped up from Istanbul to Greenland to Uganda. Some of our favourite festivals have already taken place this year (like Sao Paulo, Los Angeles and Boston) but there’s lots of awesome events to partake in this summer. Here are our top 5 picks to celebrate pride:
NEW YORK CITY
The original! The March takes places on June 28th, but events including The Rally, Family Night and lots of parties, take place all week.
Pride Toronto is a whopping 10 days long, and one of the biggest in the world. Besides the parade you’ll want to catch John Waters talk, and Montreal performer Mado do her thing.
Celebrate diversity in a city with deep-rooted LGBT community. With 23 stages and lots of scantily clad folks…because public nudity is still legal during festivals pin it
Christopher Street Day in Berlin features a week’s worth of eclectic programming and a very well-attended parade. Prost!
Get set for street parties, club circuit parties, party-parties: it’s all there in Amsterdam. This year’s parade takes place along the canal in late July.