Global Gay Pride Events – GLBTQ Parades

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  • LGBTQ Pride Celebrations 🏳️‍🌈 around the world
  • “The pursuit of our unequivocal rights to be known, be heard, be understood, be accepted, be respected, and to celebrate the beauty of who we are.”
  • “Our community has the right to be free from fear, free from oppression, and free to discover and love as our true selves.”


Global Gay Pride Events – GLBTQ Parades 🏳️‍🌈

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Amsterdam, NL Pride: July-August

‘My Gender, My Pride’
Everyone should feel free to be themselves, without an imposed norm from outside. In recent decades, our struggle has mainly been about ‘being allowed to love who we want’ and it is time to broaden the focus to ‘be allowed to be how we feel’. In other words, time to pay attention to the diversity of gender identities and our right to self-determination. We have the right to deviate from the norm and the sex we were given at birth!gay-pride-events

Athens, GR Pride: June

Athens Pride + Queer Collective is dedicated to the advancement of equity, affirmation, diversity, and wellness of queer populations in the greater Athens area by working with historically marginalized communities through outreach, social connection, education, and events.

Berlin, DE Pride: June

United in Love, Against Hate, War and Discriminationgay-pride-event

Buenos Aires, AR Pride: Oct-Nov

The LGBT Pride parade takes place in Buenos Aires every November, with music, dance and a parade. More than 30 organizations and groups host activities that will begin a week before the parade. The city fills for Buenos Aires, especially in the trendy gay district of Palermo. In Buenos Aires you’ll spot gay men strolling through many of the city’s upscale enclaves, especially in Palermo, Recoleta, and Barrio Norte. Avenida Santa Fe in Recoleta, and Palermo to the north with gay bars and nightclubs, are the gayest areas, and the historic San Telmo district is a magnet for gay couples looking to nest.

Copenhagen, DK Pride: August

‘Freedom’ Copenhagen will once again be shrouded in rainbows and light up for LGBTI + rights in Denmark and the rest of the world, when Copenhagen Pride returns in full force with the theme ‘freedom’.

Dublin, IE Pride: June

The Pride Parade is a celebration of LGBTQ+ people and culture, the highly visible spectacle of the parade plays an important role in promoting diversity, inclusion and belonging within society. Since the first Dublin Pride Parade in 1983, it has grown to become one of the most popular and loved events within the city and continues to change the hearts and minds of many people.

Houston, US Pride: June

  • Annual Official Houston Pride LGBT+ Celebration® The Beat Goes On
  • Pride Houston is now Pride Houston 365.
  • Historically, Pride Houston is a volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit that has organized the official Houston LGBT Pride Celebration® every year in Montrose or downtown Houston. As of 2022, no longer will we only celebrate in June.
  • Introducing Pride Houston 365. We will continue to strive to promote equality and inclusion through celebration and plan for numerous LGBTQIA+ events all year long to support our community.
  • Why rebrand? Full transparency coupled with a goal of celebrating Houston’s LGBTQIA+ community year-round, raising critical funds for youth scholarships, and offering ongoing health and wellness education takes time.
  • And it equals a 365 days-a-year commitment.

Johannesburg, ZA Pride: June

  • To liberate every LGBTQ+ person across Africa to live their most AUTHENTIC life.
  • Disrupting the status quo through elevating and amplifying Pride from an event to an inclusive continent-wide community platform.
  • GOAL
  • Our aim is to ensure the LGBTQ+ community is included in the Global drive for equality.

London, GB Pride: July

The UK’s biggest, most diverse Pride. A home for every part of London’s LGBT+ community. Together, we run the UK’s biggest, most diverse pride, and our job is to make sure we provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ communities (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, non-binary, asexual, polysexual, genderqueer and gender variant people) to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues and campaign for the freedoms that will allow them to live their lives on a genuinely equal footing.
The Royal Mint marks 50 years of Pride UK with first LGBTQ+ coin.

Madrid, ES Pride: June-JulyCelebrating-pride

Madrid Parade: This is the climax of the Madrid Pride. It takes place in the centre of Madrid, starting at Atocha Station and ending in Plaza de Colón. It is arranged every year by the FELGTB (National Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transexuals and Bisexuals) and COGAM (Madrid Association of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexuals), in collaboration with AEGAL.

Participating will be a massive, floats from different companies, associations, political parties, etc. Over 2,000.000 people attended the WorldPride Parade. The parade culminates at the Plaza de Colón where a stage will welcome all the participants with music and the reading of the manifesto of freedom, inclusion and diversity.

Metro Manila, PH Pride: June

Metro Manila Pride is a volunteer-managed, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating, equipping and empowering the Filipino LGBTQIA+ and their communities to work towards a future that recognizes and respects the rights of LGBTQIA+ persons to a dignified life without discrimination and prejudice.

Mexico City, MX Pride: June

“Gay pride events are getting more popular in Mexico every year. They serve to make the community more visible as it’s hard to discriminate against someone when you know them! And they serve as celebrations for the community.”

Montreal, CA Pride: August

Realities of people of sexual and gender diversity. Join thousands of marchers to celebrate the advances of the 2SLGBTQIA+ communities’ rights and to highlight their demands. Community organizations, sports and sociocultural clubs, associations, labor unions, businesses and political organizations will unite their voices in celebrating and providing visibility to the realities of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in a festive and colorful atmosphere.

NYC, US Pride: June

Heritage of Pride is the non profit organization that plans and produces New York City’s official LBGTQIA+ Pride events each year.
Each year’s events commemorate the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 — the beginning of the modern Gay Rights movement.
Heritage of Pride works toward a future without discrimination where all people have equal rights under the law. We do this by producing LGBTQIA+ Pride events that inspire, educate, commemorate and celebrate our diverse community.

Paris, FR Pride: June

The Pride March has its origins in Gay Pride, born after the events in Stonewall (New York) in 1969. Over the years, the movement has grown and spread to many countries, including France since 1981. Marche des Fiertés has been a major annual event for more than 20 years, both demanding and festive. It brings together more than half a million people each year.

Reykjavik, IS Pride: August

This colourful event brings tens of thousands of people into the city centre every year to show solidarity and to have fun with the LGBTQ community in Reykjavik. People of all genders, friends, relatives, and a fast-growing number of tourists, all come together to celebrate and support universal human rights. Our cosy little pride has blossomed and evolved into a colourful ten-day celebration that attracts over 100 thousand guests from all over the world. Reykjavík Pride is one of the biggest little Pride Parades in the world.

San Francisco, US Pride: June

At the forefront of the LGBTQ equal rights movement since 1970, every Celebration and Parade offers an historic moment in our journey to full equality.
With over 200 parade contingents and exhibitors, and more than twenty community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of the LGBT community and allies in the nation. Celebrations begin on a Saturday in Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Francisco the last full weekend of June each year. The Parade, which takes place the Sunday morning of the event, kicks off from Beale Street along Market and ends at Market and 8th St. in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

São Paulo, BR Pride: June

São Paulo LGBTQ Pride Parade is an annual gay pride parade that has taken place in Avenida Paulista, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, since 1997. It is South America’s largest Pride parade, and is listed by Guinness World Records as the biggest pride parade in the world starting in 2006 with 2.5 million people. São Paulo is known for its sex clubs, cinemas and saunas.

Shanghai, China Pride: TBD

ShanghaiPRIDE, which began in 2009, is an annual festival that celebrates diversity. This festival is organized entirely by volunteers with the support of individuals, media, businesses, and foreign consulates. We aim to raise awareness and visibility, and to promote self-acceptance and acceptance for the LGBTQ community through sports, cultural, educational, and social activities.

Stockholm, SE Pride: August 

Stockholm Pride festival returns with the theme Dags att bekänna färg (Time to profess color)! The festival this year is all about taking a stand and daring to be uncomfortable, spreading joy and love, getting back upp and standing proud together. It is time to profess our colors.
The Stockholm Pride Parade is the largest Pride parade in all of Scandinavia with around 50 000 participants in the audience. It is a joyful and colorful manifestation of love for equal human rights and a demonstration for everybody’s equal right to love and be who they want to be.

Sydney, AU Pride: Feb-Mar

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras – SGLMG was built on the foundations laid by early community activists who fought for LGBTQIA+ rights in a time of wide-spread, institutionalized oppression and discrimination. Year-round, we also develop initiatives that celebrate our LGBTQIA+ identity, champion creative expression, challenge injustice and elevate diverse voices. We proudly provide a platform for our communities to share with the world.

Toronto, CA Pride: June

Pride Toronto supports our communities in the pursuit of our unequivocal rights to be known, be heard, be understood, be accepted, be respected, and to celebrate the beauty of who we are.
No matter who you love or how you identify, you will be safe, valued, equal, and proud.

Tel Aviv, IL Pride: June

Tel Aviv Pride has become one of the biggest events of the year in Tel Aviv. Visitors from all over Israel and the world come out in full force to celebrate. The city lights up in color and energy, proving its reputation as the Gay Capital of the Middle East, and perhaps even one of the Gay Capitals of the World. Tel Aviv Gay Pride Week takes place every June, with a surge of gay-friendly events taking place across the city, culminating on the Friday with the famed pride parade.

Tucson, US Pride: Oct

Our Mission: To empower the LGBTQ+ Community of Southern Arizona through community building, enhanced visibility, and unwavering support.
Tucson Pride envisions a community of diverse, empowered and accepted individuals to live full and authentic lives, with the love and support of an understanding community.

Washington DC, US Pride: June

We will once again return to the streets and meet each other as we renew the bonds and relationships that have empowered us forward to this point. The issues that are critical to our community did not disappear over the last few years, but instead grew and changed and now present us with new challenges. From further anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in this country to the perils faced by members of our international community in places like Ukraine, Turkey, Syria, Afghanistan, Central America, and many others, we must unify as we work on solutions that will move us towards a better world.

Zurich, CH Pride: July

FOR ACCEPTANCE AND TOLERANCE – The move with a wide variety of people and organizations will be colorful and diverse. Bring your friends, family and work colleagues to the peaceful march through downtown Zurich – regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation.



Global Gay Pride Events – GLBTQ Parades
Global Gay Pride Events – GLBTQ Parades

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