Pride 2021 – How to be a better ally to the LGBTQ+ community
Because sometimes an Instagram post just isn’t enough…
Even though Pride 2021 festivals are most probably canceled, you can still celebrate the special occasion in different ways. Whether you’re an LGBTQ+ member or an ally, here are some more ways to support your friends, family, and the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month
SUPPORTING PRIDE 2021
Whether you’re planning on donating to Pride 2021 charities, attending virtual events, or delving into the history of Pride, here’s everything you need to know.
PRIDE EVENTS GOING AHEAD
Most of the Pride events during Pride Month 2021 have been postponed or canceled, but plenty are still going ahead later in the year.
- Columbus Pride June 1st – 30th
- Boston Pride June 12th
- LA Pride June 11th – 13th
- Pride Toronto June 18th – 27th
- DC Pride June 1st – 30th
Take a look at the Pride events near you here.
HOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PRIDE & THE HISTORY OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY
We are constantly seeking ways to educate ourselves on important topics, but it can be tricky figuring out where to start. Social media is a great place to look. We’ve listed documentaries, books, and many more educational posts to get yourself educated on the LGBTQ+ community for Pride Month. Keep scrolling to find out more.
THE DEATH AND LIFE OF MARSHA P. JOHNSON
Martha P Johnson was a trans activist that had an extremely important Stonewall Riots while dedicating her life to LGBTQ+ rights. This documentary takes a look into her suspicious death as well as the amazing achievements throughout her life.
PARIS IS BURNING
This iconic documentary centers around the Drag Ball scene of the 1980s. These events were run and enjoyed by many Black LGBTQ+ community members in New York. You’ll probably have heard references to Paris is Burning on RuPaul’s Drag Race. The TV series Pose is also based around Drag Balls too! You can watch it on Netflix now, so what are you waiting for?
Make sure you head back to the Babezine for loads of interviews, TV recommendations, and articles around Pride 2021.