Program Schedule Announced for Seattle Pride’s Virtual LGBTQIA+ Celebration Resilience, June 26th & 27th
May 24, 2021 | Seattle Pride
We are SO excited to announce our complete stage schedule for the two-day Seattle Pride Virtual LGBTQIA+ Pride Celebration June 26th and 27th! The two days of fun and entertainment will feature a diverse array of speakers, performers, activities, and activism reflecting this year’s theme Resilience.
Register to join us for FREE HERE!
This year’s headliner is none other than the Queen of Bounce music, Big Freedia (featured in Beyoncé’s Grammy-winning single “Formation” and Drake’s “Nice For What.”). The program also includes virtual musical performances from special guest Mary Lambert (from Macklemore’s “Same Love” and her Billboard
charting single “Secrets”), soul-baring emotionally lurid pop-rock musician Perfume Genius, and singer/songwriter and YouTube sensation mxmtoon; to nationally recognized speakers including horror film aficionado Isabella Von Ghoul’s discussion Trans Identities in Horror Films, active duty Army Soldier Dr. Ella Nunley-Spaights speaking about Challenges of Lesbian Seniors in the Army, Mx. Pucks A'Plenty challenges art and performance perceptions in Queering It Up: Challenging the Status Quo, and Seeing Me with burlesque performer Miss Violet DeVille – Oh! Oh! I KNOW! A Quiz Show hosted by Betty Wetter, Bedroom Bingo hosted by Cookie Couture, plus lots of family friendly fare.
Saturday, June 26th 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The virtual doors will open at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday with DJ dark_wiley and Seattle Pride’s programming will kick off with two tracks -- one track will be an all-day livestream hosted by Betty Wetter, and a second track will feature 30-minute and hour-long pre-recorded sessions with speakers from organizations such as as OutRight International's Galvanizing a Global Movement to End “Conversion Therapy”, GenPride's A Story of LGBTQ Resilience: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Seattle Aces and Aros' Aro/Ace, and You Should Know, and many more.
Other highlights include Oh! Oh! I KNOW! A Quiz Show and Bedroom Bingo segments throughout the day starring special guests, as well as Making a Manila: Seattle’s Next Drag Diva, in which Aleksa Manila mentors a new drag queen for their very first reveal.
The jam-packed day of LGBTQIA+ fun also showcases virtual performances by headliner Big Freedia, special guest Mary Lambert, as well as Perfume Genius and mxmtoon.
The morning will begin with kid-friendly programming including and Everyone Can Do Science with Romi and storytime with Cookie Couture.
Sunday, June 27th 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday’s programming will continue the weekend fun with two new tracks, one starting the day off with kid-friendly programming including story time Couture and with the Delta Dental of Washington Tooth Fairy. The show will also feature additional sessions including Isabella Von Ghoul’s discussion Trans Identities in Horror Films and Miss Violet DeVille’s Seeing Me. The second track will feature rebroadcasts of Seattle Pride’s Pride Speaks! speaker series covering a range of LGBTQIA+ topics including homelessness, healthcare, business, and parenting.
Performance highlights of day two will include Simone Pin, Seattle Ladies Choir, Beauty Boiz, CarLarans, and SassyBlack.
The two-day online event will also feature interactive community-led Sessions where attendees can join virtual rooms on or off video to share knowledge, play games, show off their pets, and decompress in one of our Spoon Rooms; one-on-one randomized video chats to meet fellow attendees in Friend Match; and an interactive virtual Booths area which allows you to visit a wide variety of local vendors, hear from elected officials and political candidates, check out other LGBTQIA+-supporting businesses, and learn more about what other nonprofit and community organizations are doing to further LGBTQIA+ rights in the community.
Check our blogs about this year’s events on our musical artists, theme, and stories of resilience!
And if you haven’t already - remember to register to join us for FREE HERE!
Seattle Pride’s events are made possible with generous support from presenting partners Alaska Airlines, Facebook and T-Mobile, from Seattle Pride’s Official TV Partner, KIRO 7 and radio partners C89.5 FM, Hubbard Radio Seattle stations, and KNKX, as well as many other corporate and community partners.
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