Whether you don’t have any local events going on or you just like staying in, these seven diverse types events can be enjoyed right from your couch, solo or with friends or your bae. Watch an education panel, enjoy a concert, or play along with a trivia night–just make sure you celebrate Pride wherever you are!
When: Thursday, June 1, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST
Host: American Indian Museum (Smithsonian)
Description: This online-only event in English with Spanish subtitles is about the joy of fashion and how it interacts with identities, personalities, and social structures. Native LGBTQ+ panelists Angel Aubichon, Alex Manitopyes, Adrian Stevens, and Sean Snyder with moderator Christian Allaire are all in the fashion industry.
When: Thursday, June 1 – Monday, June 5
Description: NewFest Pride is a five-day film festival with screenings, conversations, and parties in New York City. You can buy a virtual pass to stream five of the films online during the five days of the event.
When: Saturday, June 3, 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST
Host: Pride and Less Prejudice
Description: Writer Sa’iyda Shabazz will moderate a panel of Glee‘s Chris Colfer, comedian Cameron Esposito, and Transparent‘s Alexandra Billings to discuss the importance of queer people telling their own stories in media. Ticket proceeds will benefit the non-profit Pride and Less Prejudice, that sends LGBTQ+ books to K-3 classrooms in the U.S. and Canada.
Details: Tickets are $20+ and must be purchased in advance. Via Zoom. Information and registration here.
When: Friday, June 9, 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Host: National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian)
Description: Looking for a free educational program? Professors Jacoby Carter and Benjamin Kahan will explore sexuality during the Harlem Renaissance, teaching about the radicalized art of the time, its fluid expressions of gender and sexuality, and the lives and philosophies of figures such as Alice Dunbar Nelson and Alain Locke.
Details: Free but advance registration is required. Via Zoom. Information and registration here.
When: Friday, June 9, 7:00 – 8:30 PM EST
Host: Tewksbury Public Library (Tewksbury, MA), Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood, MA), and other Massachusetts public libraries
Description: Play solo or bring your own team to play LGBTQIA+ trivia via Zoom! (Participants’ videos will be disabled for security purposes.) The questions will be adult-level difficulty about LGBTQIA+ history and culture.
Details: Advance registration required. Via Zoom. Information and registration here.
When: Thursday, June 15, 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST
Host: Riverside Library (New York Public Library)
Description: This virtual event for teens (ages 13-18) is hosted by three librarians in the NYC public library system. They’ll be discussing some of their personal favorite comics and manga on the theme of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. (Teens who attend and visit any of the three NYC libraries afterwards can get a free comic book to keep.)
Details: Free. Advanced registration required. The link to the online-only event will be sent one day in advance. The audience for the talk is teens (13-18 years old). Information and registration here.
When: Thursday, June 15, 8:00 PM EST
Details: Will stream live from the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles. Watch live or later on demand through June 30 on iHeartRadio’s Facebook and YouTube pages, The Roku Channel, Revry, and The Advocate Channel. Information here.
When: Monday, June 19 – Friday, 23
Description: myGwork will host the fifth annual virtual WorkPride with over 50 panels and workshops spread across five days with over 200 experts from around the world, focusing on topics such as allyship, LGBTQ+ inclusion, intersectionality, and mental health and wellbeing in both English and Spanish for a professional audience.
Details: Free. Information and registration here.