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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!


Youth in Action: Wearing Our PRIDE | Juventud en acción: Luciendo nuestro ORGULLO

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.

Details: Free. Will be webcast on Youtube and available afterwards after the livestream. Information here.


NewFest Pride

When: Thursday, June 1 – Monday, June 5

Host: NewFest

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.

Details: $25 for a virtual pass to view five films (in the U.S. only). Information and registration here.



Telling Our Stories: A Panel on Queer Visibility and Authorship

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.


Sexuality and the Harlem Renaissance

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.


Trivia Night: Pride Month

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.


Virtual Teen Comics Chat: Comics for LGBTQ+ Pride Month

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.


Can’t Cancel Pride

When: Thursday, June 15, 8:00 PM EST

Host: iHeartMedia

Description: Hosted by Jojo Siwa, the fourth annual Can’t Cancel Pride concert will feature Brandi Carlile, Ciara, Kesha, Hayley Kiyoko, Adam Lambert, and others.

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.


WorkPride: Empowering the LGBTQ+ Business Community

When: Monday, June 19 – Friday, 23

Host: myGwork

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.



Sarah Prager
Sarah Prager
Sarah Prager is the author of the award-winning Queer, There, and Everywhere: 27 People Who Changed the World, Rainbow Revolutionaries: 50 LGBTQ+ People Who Made History, Kind Like Marsha: Learning from LGBTQ+ Leaders, and A Child's Introduction to Pride: The Inspirational History and Culture of the LGBTQIA+ Community. Learn more about her speaking, writing, and more at